Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cell Polarity

Organization
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

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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.

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The Vasioukhin laboratory in the Division of Human Biology is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow who has a strong background in murine genetics, cell biology, biochemistry or cell signaling. The laboratory is studying the mechanisms and significance of cell polarity and cell adhesion in normal mammalian development and cancer.
The successful candidate will lead their own research project aligned with the lab goals. The fellow will plan and execute bench experiments in addition to communicating results internally and externally. The Fellow will be expected to publish in national journals.

- Recent Ph.D. in genetics, cell biology, or a closely related field is required
- Bench level experience with molecular and cellular biological techniques
- First author publication record
- Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

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