Research Technician II

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 four 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 Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference.

A Research Technician's position is available immediately in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), Seattle, WA. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Matthias Stephan ( to explore the fast-developing and highly interdisciplinary field of immunobioengineering. Using next-generation immunomodulatory synthetic materials, the Research Technician will help develop new approaches to therapeutically manipulate the immune system against cancer (Nature Biotechnology, January 2015).

BS or MS in the areas of Immunology, Cell Biology, Biochemsitry or related field, with a minimum of 2 years (BS) , or MS with a minimum of 1 year of postgraduate working experience. - Excellent knowledge of multi-color and intracellular flow cytometry, and data analysis using FlowJo software. - Strong proficiency in the development and execution of cell based assays for immune cell function (T-cell proliferation, cytokine release, and cytotoxicty assays) with mouse and human primary T cells.

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