Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, CTI BioPharma International Research Fellowship

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

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), 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, Fred Hutch's five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, 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.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is delighted to request applications for the 2016 inaugural CTI BioPharma International Postdoctoral Research Fellowship , which is an endowed visiting fellowship for physician-scientists with an emphasis on hematologic malignancies. This announcement is being circulated to all potential sponsoring scientists including all heads of laboratories, research faculty, and other potential postdoctoral mentors at Fred Hutch. This International postdoctoral research fellowship honors the efforts and historic work of Fred Hutch's Dr. E. Donnall Thomas (1920-2012), father of bone marrow transplantation and 1990 Nobel laureate in physiology or medicine.

This fellowship opportunity is intended to invite visiting physician-scientists to the Fred Hutch Clinical Research Division to advance translational science among institutions around the world and foster international collaboration in translational research in blood related cancers and immune-biology. Visiting physician-scientists will be appointed for one-year terms, which can be renewed. Preference will be given to foreign physician-scientists.

Suitable applicants should hold an MD, PhD or MD/PhD degree. Research interest with an emphasis on hematologic malignancies is required.

Applications must include the following information and documents:
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of general research interests (maximum one page)
- Statement of research project for the next one-to-two years (maximum two pages)
- Up to four publications
- Sponsoring scientist's curriculum vitae
- Two letters of recommendation (one from the sponsoring scientist) commenting on how your research is novel, elegant, interdisciplinary and high impact, as well as your potential for an independent career in science.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2016

If interested, please apply online at

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