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A highly motivated postdoctoral fellow is sought for a position to join a research laboratory in the Translational Research Program. The lab has developed a novel antibody-based platform for discovering proteomic, glycomic and autoantibody biomarkers of cancer.
The fellow will devise and conduct laboratory efforts in human samples related to lung cancer.In addition to molecular and cellular laboratory bench skills, excellent organizational and database skills are required. The position will require contribution both as an individual and as part of a larger team and will involve all aspects of research from experimental design to manuscript preparation and publication. This will involve interaction with epidemiologists, biostatisticians and other laboratory scientists. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to develop creative approaches to experimental design, and thrive both in independent research and while working collaboratively.
A Ph.D. degree in the field of molecular biology, cellular biology, biochemistry or a related field is required. Experience in the use of immunoassays would be considered an asset.
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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.