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The Experimental Histopathology Laboratory is recruiting a Part-Time Lab Aide I to provide basic support to the laboratory (15 hours per week). This may include assisting with specimen log-in and processing, slide and cassette printing, microtomy and routine histology, billing, basic administrative tasks, and performing general lab maintenance/upkeep.
The candidate must be a high school graduate
Candidate must also have completed or be currently enrolled in a college level General Chemistry course
Knowledge of computer usage (especially use of spreadsheets and databases) is highly desirable
Accuracy and attention to detail is essential
Must be able to work independently as well as in a team
Previous lab experience preferred
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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.