Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Leukemia and Aging

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. 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.

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately in the Stirewalt Lab of the Clinical Research Division (CRD) of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) in Seattle, WA. The overall goals of the Stirewalt lab are to identify novel biomarkers of hematopoietic malignancies and to understand how the biomarkers may function to promote the development of these diseases. Collectively, the purpose of our research is to improve the care of patients who are at risk for hematologic malignancies or harbor these diseases. The fellow will work on independent and collaborative projects developing functional assays for biomarkers for hematologic malignancies. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual, with a track record of productive research demonstrated by first author publication(s), with excellent communication skills and willing to work in a highly collaborative environment.

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.

Successfull applicants will have:
- A recent PhD, MD/PhD, or MD in a biological field
- Expertise in antibody characterization and nuclear envelope phosphoproteomics
- Expertise with manipulating and interpreting large scale proteomic data sets
- Experience in writing and submitting manuscripts and meeting abstracts
- Experience with model mammalian systems (murine, stem cells, etc.)
- Experience in molecular biology, cell line and primary cell culture and isolation, flow cytometry and western blots is strongly desired

If interested, please apply online at

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