Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
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 five 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 Seattle Children's, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference!

A highly motivated postdoctoral fellow is sought for a position to join a research laboratory in the Translational Research Program. The lab has developed a novel antibody based platform for discovering proteomic, glycomic and autoantibody biomarkers of cancer.

The fellow will lead laboratory efforts in one or more cancer sites (i.e., breast, colon, pancreas or lung cancer). The project will be aimed at identifying biomarkers that can indicate if and where a person has cancer and if it is present how to best treat it. Specifically, the lab is working to find early detection, recurrence or response biomarkers of colon, breast, pancreas and lung cancer.

In addition to molecular and cellular laboratory bench skills, excellent organizational and database skills are required. The position will require contribution both as an individual and as part of a larger team and will involve all aspects of research from experimental design to manuscript preparation and publication. This will involve interaction with epidemiologists, biostatisticians and other laboratory scientists.

- A Ph.D. degree in the field of molecular biology, cellular biology, biochemistry or a related field
- Strong molecular biology techniques
- Excellent organizational skills

Highly desired:
- Experience in the field of biomarker research (broadly defined)
- Practical knowledge of immunoassays

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