Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Molecular Analysis of Transcriptional Regulation

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

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 five 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 Seattle Children's, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference!

The Hahn laboratory in the Division of Basic Sciences is recruiting a Postdoctoral Associate to investigate mechanisms of transcriptional activation. Approaches include recombinant DNA technology, yeast molecular genetics, high throughput sequence analysis, protein design, and proteomics/mass spectrometry.

The successful candidate will develop creative molecular, genetic and biochemical approaches to study transcriptional activation. The Postdoc will be expected to present at scientific conferences and prepare manuscripts for publication. The Hahn laboratory is an interactive and supportive environment with a strong commitment to scientific mentoring.

PhD in molecular biology or biochemistry, (prefer 0-3 years of postdoctoral experience) with expertise in molecular biology technologies. Prior experience in either study of gene regulation, protein-protein interactions, or intrinsically disordered proteins is preferred. Published evidence of creativity and productivity, as well as strong analytical and interpersonal skills are required. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

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