Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch\u2019s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation\u2019s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women\u2019s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
Fred Hutch Global Oncology (GO), a cross-divisional program overseen by the Office of the President at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has a mission to generate cancer research that has global impact, and support the development of research capacity and clinical care to reduce the cancer burden in low- and middle-income countries. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) that advances research, capacity building, and cancer care in Uganda. Fred Hutch operates in Uganda as the Hutchinson Centre Research Institute of Uganda.
This Seattle-based position is responsible for regulatory and quality assurance oversight of all international studies conducted with the global oncology program and supervising 3 international staff. The incumbent will work with the Fred Hutchinson Institutional Review Office (IRO) and the Office of General Counsel in consultation on regulatory compliance issues. The incumbent provides human subjects protection knowledge and expertise to help facilitate ethical review and ensure regulatory compliance within Fred Hutch and at participating global oncology sites. The position reports to the Managing Director, with dotted line to the Fred Hutch Global Oncology Deputy Head.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.