Visiting Investigator

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 Visiting Scholar position is available in the MacPherson Lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The position is for a period of 1 year pending satisfactory performance. Available projects involve the analyses of genetic alterations found in the human tumors studied in the lab, small cell lung cancer and retinoblastoma.

The candidate will employ molecular analyses to understand signaling pathways altered by potential cancer driver genes. Cell based screens may be employed to identify vulnerabilities associated with specific genetic alterations.

A Ph.D. and extensive experience in molecular and cell biology. Successful candidates will be expected to provide at least part of their own funding.

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