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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch's pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.
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A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), Seattle, WA. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Raphael Gottardo to develop statistical and computational methods for analyzing and integrating high dimensional single-cell data generated by cutting-edge technologies including multiplexed qPCR, single-cell RNA-seq and CyTOF. He/She will also work with immunologists to apply these tools to characterize-antigen specific T- and B-cells and help define their roles in protective immunity. The FHCRC provides a highly interactive and supportive environment for junior investigators to grow and develop their future career; it consistently ranks in the top 20 best places to work for postdocs, as surveyed by The Scientist.
Suitable applicants should have a recent PhD degree in statistics/biostatistics, computer science, or other fields with strong quantitative training or experience and ideally a strong biology background. Strong programming skills in C/C++, R or similar languages are required. Previous experience with genomics or immunological data analyses is a plus.
Pay, Benefits, and Work Schedule
Full time position, salary based on NIH scale + excellent benefits.
How to Apply
Please apply with a cover letter describing your research interests and interest in the position, with CV and names of three references.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance are equal opportunity employers, committed to workforce diversity.
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