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The Jerome Laboratory in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow to conduct laboratory bench research to evaluate HIV cure strategies, gene therapy, and methods to assess the latent cell reservoir. Approaches to be used include genome editing, cell culture, multi-color flow cytometry, biochemical analysis, next-generation sequencing, and others. In addition to performing bench experiments, the individual is expected to help write manuscripts, grant proposals and present research at scientific meetings.
Seeking a candidate with a Ph.D. in the field of Immunology/Virology.
Knowledge of molecular biology, primary cell/HIV culture preferred.
Must have viral work experience.
Experience with multi-color flow cytometry.
Gene editing experience preferred.
The candidate should be a self-starter and be able to work independently in a team environment.
Strong analytical, writing, communication, and problem solving skills are desired.
A statement of research interests and/or a cover letter are required. Salary will be commensurate with (appropriate) experience.
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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.