Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - 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 regulation. Potential research projects using state of the art technologies include studies on transcription activation mechanisms and/or mechanisms of transcription initiation. Interdisciplinary approaches such as protein biochemistry, mass spectrometry, structural biology, and yeast molecular genetics will be utilized.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and execute experimental procedures, interpret experiments, present results at scientific conferences and prepare manuscripts for publication.

PhD in biochemistry, structural biology, molecular and cellular biology, or chemistry (ideally, 0-3 years of postdoctoral experience). Published evidence of productivity and creativity and 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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