Research Technician I

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

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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.

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A laboratory within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division is recruiting a Research Technician I to perform lab experiments using cutting edge molecular biology and genetic engineering techniques.

- Running of standard assays such as PCR, DNA/RNA isolation, cell electroporation, cell line maintenance, and various in vitro and in vivo lymphocyte assays.
- Collect and analyze data and maintain experimental records.

Bachelor's degree in the biological sciences and previous laboratory bench research experience are required. Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in molecular biology and cutting-edge genetic engineering techniques such as CRISPR/Cas9. The technician must show initiative, the willingness to take up new skills and responsibilities, and be a team player. Must be willing to work with biohazardous/infectious agents and murine colonies under carefully controlled conditions. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills. Must be flexible and willing to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

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