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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cell Biology - Nuclear Envelope Budding

Employer
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location
Seattle, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 29, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Fellowship
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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cell Biology - Nuclear Envelope Budding


Job ID

20077

Type

Regular Full-Time

Location

US-WA-Seattle

Category

Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates



Overview



Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch's global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, 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 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 employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

A postdoctoral position for a recent enthusiastic PhD graduate is available in the Parkhurst lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Parkhurst lab uses multidisciplinary approaches to study dynamic cytoskeleton processes in the regulation of normal developmental events and when mis-regulated in diseases/cancer.

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoc candidate interested in investigating nuclear envelope budding/organization in the Drosophila model system.



Responsibilities



The postdoc candidate will carry out independent research projects on the research area noted above and participate in lab meetings/journal clubs, as well as contribute to the smooth running of the lab. We are looking for candidates that can thrive in a fast paced environment, that value teamwork, that support diversity, and who are great communicators. Salary for this opportunity will be in line with the NIH pay scale.



Qualifications



    Recent PhD degree in a related fieldA strong foundation in molecular and cell biologyCandidates need to be highly motivated and well-organized individuals who think independently, but enjoy working as part of a dynamic and collaborative teamExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExcellent quantitative skillsBackground and/or familiarity with Drosophila genetics desirable

    Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
    As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process 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.



    Our Commitment to Diversity



    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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
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