Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Cell Polarity and Cell Adhesion

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

Cures Start Here. 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 with minimal side effects. 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. Careers Start Here.

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 peer review 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

If interested, please apply online at

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