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Seattle, WA Full Time Posted by: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

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.

The Fred Hutch is seeking a Staff or Senior Staff Scientist as a Director for the Antibody Technology core. The successful candidate will oversee daily operations working closely with the core's technical staff and research teams at Fred Hutch as well as external academic and industrial clients. This position will engage in a broad spectrum of antibody discovery projects including novel CAR-T compositions, antibody therapeutics, diagnostics, and research tools. The core, now in its 26th year of operation, is a cutting -edge industrial scale laboratory with over $2.5M in instrumentation currently staffed with three Research Associates. In addition to managing up to 40 unique antibody discovery campaigns annually, the core director is responsible for evaluating novel technologies and driving innovation. The ability to work independently and as a team member on key aspects of multiple projects simultaneously is essential.

Graduate degree in Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Biophysics or related study
Minimum of 4+ years in cell biology and antibody discovery
Experience in molecular biology, protein engineering, protein purification, Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR), and tissue culture
Experience with developing and maintaining B cell culture systems
Proven ability to manage and prioritize project pipelines
Previous experience managing direct reports with an emphasis on developing careers
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
Ability to identify and foster partnerships and collaborations
Rodent handling skills (mice and rats) preferred
Familiarity with specialized software (Tecan EVOWare, ForeCyt, UNICORN-VENUS, Momentum, VWORKs, Geneious Prime, LIMs) preferred
Formal computer science programming skills (eg, Python) and a general familiarity with mechanical/electrical/robotic engineering is also desired

Seattle, WA, United States of America
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3/2/2021 5:23:19 PM

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