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 Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit (HVTU) is one of 36 U.S. and international clinical research clinics supporting the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) and related research studies. The local unit is jointly run by Fred Hutch and University of Washington.
The Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit is seeking a committed, energetic person to join our community outreach team. The Recruiters primary responsibilities will be to recruit participants for our groundbreaking HIV vaccine studies. Recruitment will occur in local venues that may include street locations, community events, community based organizations, public clinics as well as bars, dance clubs, and sex clubs. Recruitment efforts will target diverse populations according to the demands of the current studies. Work will include some administrative duties. Flexible schedule will include weekday, nights and weekends on a as needed basis.
Position requires three days/evenings per week in the Seattle metro area.A cover letter is helpful for context on applications.
Must be at least 21 years old
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Candidates for the position must be willing to learn a variety of skills related to recruiting, counseling and providing HIV/STD health education, and details about our research studies
Familiarity with gay community venues preferred.
Previous experience recruiting for clinical trials
Previous experience working with men who have sex with men (MSM)
Knowledge of and sensitivity to youth, racial, ethnic, cultural, and sexual diversity is essential.
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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.