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The Basic Sciences Division has an opening for a Laboratory Aide to work part-time in a laboratory that uses yeast as a model system to uncover the mechanisms that control accurate chromosome segregation. This is a work-study eligible position.
Duties include making media and stock solutions as necessary and other related duties such as autoclaving lab supplies, as well as other assigned duties to support the research program.
Completion of a high school degree or equivalent.
The hours are flexible, but the incumbent must have time to work 2-3 days/week (Monday-Friday) and between 8:00AM-7:00PM.
Candidates should be organized and work well with others.
Experience in a laboratory is preferred but not necessary.
Although this is not a research position, applicants should have basic scientific skills and preferably be majoring in biology or chemistry.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in this position, as well as contact information for at least two references.
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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.