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At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employeeswho bringdifferent and innovativeways of seeing the world and solving problems.Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.Weare committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity,antiracism, and inclusion.
The Rajan Lab in the Basic Sciences Division is looking for a reliable, organized, detail-oriented individual, to support ongoing exciting research on diabetes and obesity. This is ideal for an individual who is interested in an entry-level introduction to a research lab environment and has an interest in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry. It is also well-suited to individuals who are interested in returning to the bench after a hiatus and are looking for a steady part-time role.
The candidate should be able to work approximately 6-8 hours per week; flexible hours within reason can be chosen after the initial training period. Longer engagement with greater involvement with the Lab also possible.
Under the close supervision of the Staff scientist, Lab Manager and research technicians, our Lab Aide:
Assists with regular maintenance of the labs Drosophila melanogaster strains
Maintains the spreadsheet for the labs stock collection, under supervision
Prepares media and reagents, such as stock solutions
Assists with routine research tasks, including molecular and tissue culture work
May aliquot reagents as required
Maintains a clean and orderly laboratory area
Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent and with completion of college-level coursework in biology.
Experience with fruit fly husbandry or familiarity with this model system is highly desirable.
Current enrollment in an undergraduate degree
Work study eligibility.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
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We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
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.