Assistant/Associate Professor in Pathogen Associated Malignancies
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Internal Number: 130876
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center invites applications for an open faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Pathogen Associated Malignancies Integrated Research Center. We seek a laboratory-based scientist working in the area of cancer caused by pathogens, or in the role of the microbiome in cancer. This person will have a primary appointment in the Human Biology Division and share its goals to advance an understanding of the biological basis of cancer and to translate findings to the clinic.
We seek applicants conducting research in one or more of the following areas: molecular mechanisms of cancer initiation, progression, and metastasis by viruses or bacteria; the role of the microbiome in cancer; molecular mechanisms of disparities in cancer biology; cancers relevant to underdeveloped countries; novel therapeutics and mechanisms of drug resistance.
Excellent collaborative opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointments in Fred Hutch Divisions of Clinical Research, Basic Sciences, Public Health Sciences, Translational Science and Therapeutics or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well as in several departments at the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests.
Fred Hutch 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.
For consideration, applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of achievement in areas that include: molecular mechanisms of cancer initiation, progression, and metastasis by viruses or bacteria; the role of the microbiome in cancer, molecular mechanisms of disparities in cancer biology; cancers relevant to underdeveloped countries, novel therapeutics and mechanisms of drug resistance.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae; a concise research statement that describes accomplishment and future goals (2-3 pages); a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (two pages or less); and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.
Applications must be received no later than November 30th, 2023 to ensure consideration.
The annual base salary range for this position is from $165,000 to $393,196 for faculty hired at the Assistant Professor rank and from $185,059 to $420,547 for faculty hired at the Associate Professor rank. Pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. Pay for Faculty positions is based on a variety of factors, including degree, specialty, clinical practice and experience. This position is eligible for relocation assistance and sign-on bonus.
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, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (up to 30 calendar days per occurrence of a qualifying reason), paid holidays (up to 13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 12 months for professor track faculty, up to 6 months for other scientific staff).
Fred Hutch is 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.