Weston Solutions, Inc.
Job ID 9475
Type Regular Full-Time
Company Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Category Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
More information about this job
Cures Start Here. 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 Centers 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 Childrens 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. Careers Start Here.
A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 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 postdoctoral fellow will develop new approaches to therapeutically manipulate the immune system against cancer (Nature Nanotechnology, April 17 2017, Journal of Clinical Investigation, April 24, 2017, Nature Communications, August 30, 2017).
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center provides a highly interactive and supportive environment for junior investigators to grow and develop their future career; it consistently ranks in the top 20 best places to work for postdocs, as surveyed by The Scientist.
Suitable applicants should have a recent PhD in immunology or a related field. The ideal candidate will work well in an interactive scientific environment, be intellectually curious, and have experience in all aspects of cellular immunology.
Critical skills include extensive animal science knowledge and extensive experience with animal handling, direct, hands-on experience with, and extensive knowledge of, cellular immunology, oncology, cell-based immune functional assays, flow cytometric analysis and isolation of transformed and primary cells, modulation of tumor microenvironments, and relevant statistical analysis.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Full time position
Salary DOE excellent benefits
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Weston Solutions, Inc.
Website : http://www.westonsolutions.com
Weston is a national environmental and infrastructure support services firm committed to safety and client value driven to be our clients’ most effective and efficient service provider for both straightforward and complex projects. Our 100% employee-owners apply their distinct skills and experience to provide excellence in the services we deliver for our industrial; commercial; and federal, state, and local government clients. For 60 years, we have solved our client’s environmental and infrastructure support challenges with a passion to serve and driven to make a difference. Our highly networked community of professionals work as “One Weston” to bring the right resources from across 27 full-service delivery center offices, plus project offices and remote resources to meet our client’s needs through a national pool of 1,100 professionals.