Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Organization
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!

About the Lab:
Our research group is interested in the lung tumor microenvironment, with an emphasis on the role of innate immunity, and in particular the neutrophil. We utilize murine models of lung cancer to determine the means by which entities of the innate immune system actually contribute to tumor growth and invasiveness. We are recruiting a post-doctoral fellow to take on an independent project within this focus area.

Minimum Qualifications:
-  Recent (0 - 2 years of Post-Doctoral Research experience) PhD in the fields of Immunology, Molecular Biology, Pathology, or a closely related field with extensive immunology research experience.
-  A background in neutrophil biology
-  Strong experience in the areas of general molecular biology: RNA, DNA, protein, cell, and in vivo models

Preferred Qualifications:
-  Murine model experience (strongly preferred)
-  Background in tumor microenvironment
-  Flow Cytometry experience

If interested, please apply online at http://track.tmpservice.com/ApplyClick.aspx?id=2232138-2647-3821

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