Research Technician III

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 4 days ago

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch's pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

Perform laboratory and related work. These duties shall include running of flow cytometry specifmens and analysis; cell selection using immunomagnetic bead technology; cell cryopreservation. Maintain laboratory records and data.

Responsibilities

  • Perform flow cytometry stains.

  • Maintain various databases.

  • Set up and calibrate laboratory apparatus and instruments; read and record instrument data; enter and tabulate data; keep accurate laboratory records.

  • Perform large scale cell selections using immunomagnetic bead technology.

  • Must have working knowledge of cryopreservation techniques.

  • Assist with cell transport and distribution.

  • Ability to handle cryopreserved samples stored in liquid nitrogen.

  • Must have a strong background in flow cytometry analysis, with the ability to troubleshoot flow abnormalities.

  • Track inventory of chemicals, supplies and equipment. Order laboratory equipment and supplies as needed.

  • Maintain laboratory QC records.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree emphasizing laboratory science.

  • Four of more years experience as a labortatory tech II or equivalent.

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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