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Full time faculty appointment at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to conduct research related to viral diseases.

Assistant/Associate Member Faculty Position in Viral Diseases

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) invites exceptional applicants for a full-time faculty appointment at the assistant or associate member level (equivalent to assistant or associate professor at a university) to conduct cutting-edge, independent research related to viral diseases including, but not limited to eradication/persistence, evolution, immunology, structural biology, as well as laboratory-based research relevant to prevention of viral infections.

The successful candidate will establish a dynamic research program consisting of independent projects and collaborative studies that are pertinent to our mission to prevent or eradicate infections, such as HIV, emerging infections, and other infections causing chronic diseases including cancer.
Candidates must hold an MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree with expertise in molecular virology, immunology, computational genetics or a related area. Candidates must demonstrate a prior record of laboratory and/or clinical research, a track record of high quality peer-reviewed publications, evidence of competitive funding potential and a desire to advance the Fred Hutch mission of treating and preventing infectious diseases and infection-related cancers. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.

We offer a highly collaborative and diverse research environment, a generous start-up package, modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art core facilities. We support research activities that span the entire spectrum from basic to clinical biomedical research, as well as clinical interventional trials. The search is being led by the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and the Human Biology Division. Opportunities also exist for joint and/or affiliate appointments in the Fred Hutch Pathogen Associated Cancer Integrated Research Center, the Divisions of Clinical Research, Basic Sciences and Public Health Sciences, as well as the University of Washington, depending on mutual interest.

The Fred Hutch offers a vibrant intellectual environment within a beautiful lakeside campus in Seattle’s South Lake Union biotech hub. The Fred Hutch campus contains five major research buildings along with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and is in close proximity to major research partners such as the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Children’s Research Institute and the Center for Infectious Disease Research.
Interested candidates should submit a CV, a concise research plan, the names and contact information for three (3) references, and a statement on diversity, inclusion, and mentoring to

Applications should be received by October 31, 2018 to assure consideration. Later applications may also be considered if the position has not been filled.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 or by calling 206-667-4700.

Early career faculty
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA
United States
Closing date
October 31st, 2018
Posted on
August 13th, 2018 22:03
Last updated
August 13th, 2018 22:03