Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & 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 postdoctoral position for recent PhD graduates is available in the Vasioukhin Laboratory to study the role and mechanisms of cell-cell adhesion in regulation of tissue homeostasis and cancer. The Lab is using molecular, cellular, and genetic murine models, with a significant interest in the mechanisms responsible for normal tissue homeostasis and initiation and progression of human cancer.

Using a combination of in vivo genetic and ex vivo cell biology approaches this position will contribute to research on mechanisms responsible for squamous cell carcinoma tumor initiation and metastasis.

- Recent PhD degree
- A strong foundation in molecular and cell biology.
- Experience in one or more of the following is desirable: molecular, cellular, & genetic murine models
- Candidates need to be highly motivated and well-organized individuals who think independently but enjoy working as part of a dynamic and collaborative team.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Salary will be in line with the NIH pay scale.

If interested, please apply online at

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