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 Hutchs 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 nations first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Womens Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Sr. Science Writer role provides direct assistance to Dr. Julie McElrath , PI of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network Laboratory and Director of the Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Institute. This role will provide assistancein the planning, writing, editing and production of a variety of scientific and technical documentation.
The Sr. Scientific Writer is responsible for production and writing of highly specialized technical and scientific material for publication, including, journals, manuscripts, technical manuals, grant applications, posters, presentations, etc., to ensure that all materials meet established standards of appearance and content.
NOTE: This is a 6-month temporary position, with hours flexible based on team needs/candidate availability.Telecommute options are available for this opportunity.
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.