Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Basic Sciences

Organization: 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Job Location: 
Seattle, WA
Job Description: 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Center's four scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science.

The Hutchinson Center, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference.

A post-doctoral research fellow is available in a lab that studies chromatin, the complex of DNA and proteins that make up our chromosomes, and how its structure controls essential processes that take place on DNA. The responsibilities of this position will be to determine how the three-dimensional folding of chromatin affects transcriptional regulation using Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model organism.

A Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry or other scientific discipline is required, as well as extensive exprience in working with S. cerevisiae and associated molecular biological, molecular genetic, biochemical assays and genomic approaches.

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