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 Division of Basic Sciences is seeking an energetic, engaging and knowledgeable Scientific Communications Liaison with a scientific background and research experience to complement strong communications skills and expertise in content creation and distribution. This role requires the ability to translate and communicate scientific concepts to a variety of audiences, including scientific experts, business leaders, donors and the general public. While the position will be within the Division, the successful applicant will work closely with the Communications and Marketing and Philanthropy departments and within Fred Hutch guidelines to ensure coordination in the broader context of the Center mission. The Communications Liaison will report to the Senior Operations Director of the Division of Basic Sciences and work with all faculty within the division to communicate research findings to both scientific and lay audiences.
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.