Location: Seattle, Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.
With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world's deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch)/ University of Washington (UW) is recruiting an Infectious Disease fellow who is seeking clinical and research training focused on infections in hematopoietic cell and/or solid organ transplant as well as other immunosuppressed individuals. The mission of our NIAID T32 Infectious Disease in the Immunocompromised Host Training Grant (6T32AI118690) and training program is to recruit and train outstanding physician-scientists on clinical, translational, and basic research on infectious diseases in immunocompromised patients, using state-of-the-art methods and analytical techniques.
For more information on the program and its research tracks in Clinical Research, Infection Prevention and Stewardship, Immunology/Immunogenetics and Microbiome and Pathogenesis, please visit our website: https://www.fredhutch.org/en/research/divisions/vaccine-infectious-disease-division/research/infectious-disease-sciences/training.html
Applicants who already completed an ACGME Infectious Disease fellowship will have the opportunity to attend.
The candidate must be a citizen of the United States, or a non-citizen national, or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence and possess an Alien Registration Receipt Card (1-151 or 1-551) or some other verification of legal admission as a permanent resident.
The successful applicant will participate in supervised clinical training on infections in immunocompromised hosts and engage in clinical, translational, or basic science research with one of our internationally recognized T32 mentors. Based on interests, there are opportunities to participate in the Fred Hutch outpatient infectious disease or UW solid organ transplant infectious disease clinic as well as the immunocompromised host infectious disease inpatient ID consult services. Opportunities exist for grant writing, writing of and contributing to manuscripts as lead or co-author and presenting research at scientific meetings. The individual may also have opportunities to mentor undergraduate/ medical students and other research staff in an environment that values diversity. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center provides a challenging academic and supportive multi-disciplinary research environment and the fellow will be able to take full advantage of training, education, and mentorship opportunities offered through the Center.
We are seeking candidates with a MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH or equivalent degree who have completed an accredited ACGME Infectious Diseases training program. Candidates should be highly motivated and capable of working independently in a team environment with strong writing, English communication, and problem-solving skills. Candidates with prior research training and a publication record and the aspiration to pursue a career in immunocompromise host infectious disease are preferred. Extensive efforts are made to identity and attempt to recruit underrepresented minority trainees.
If involved in providing direct patient care in a consult service or clinic as part of our T32, a medical staff appointment with the University of Washington and a Washington State Medical License will be required.
Please submit a cover letter and CV as well as the names/emails for three references.
This position is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required. If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population, there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.
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.
The annual base salary range for this position is from $72,564 to $100,932 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. This position may be eligible for relocation assistance.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, income-based child care subsidy, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (up to 30 calendar days per occurrence of a qualifying reason), paid holidays (13 days per year), and paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks).
Our Commitment to Diversity
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