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The Program of Immunology and Clinical Research Division is seeking an experienced technician to work in the pre-clinical research laboratory environment of Dr. Turtle.
The Program in Immunology in the Clinical Research Division is looking for a highly motivated individual to support the development of genetically modified T cell immunotherapy for cancer. The successful candidate will utilize a variety of cutting-edge cellular and molecular techniques to analyze T cell immunity. The technician will be closely involved in clinical trials sample monitoring and correlative studies, and the pre-clinical development and translation of new T cell therapies. The incumbent should be capable of maintaining detailed laboratory records, performing experiments at the bench level to support investigative work, analyzing data, and reporting on experimental results.
Research Tech I level: A bachelor's degree in a biological field, prior laboratory research experience, and mammalian cell culture experience
Research Tech II level: A bachelors degree in a biological field, two years or more of post-bachelors laboratory research experience, and mammalian cell culture experience
The candidate must be detail-oriented and a fast and willing learner
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as attention to detail are critical
Immunology background with T cell culture experience, multi-color flow cytometry, FACS sorting and T cell functional assays are highly desirable.
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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.