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Faculty Position, Oncology (Lung Cancer SPORE)

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) Lung SPORE is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join the Fred Hutch Lung Program team of investigators and an appropriate Scientific Division: Basic Research; Clinical Research; Human Biology; Public Health Sciences; or Vaccine & Infectious Disease. We seek a laboratory-based scientist to conduct innovative, independent, and collaborative basic and/or translational research focused on lung cancer. This position will be a full-time, multi-year appointment.
For consideration, the candidate must hold a PhD or MD (or foreign equivalent). Competitive candidates will have expertise in a fundamental aspect of lung cancer science and likely be engaged in research addressing the molecular and genetic determinants of lung cancer initiation and progression, therapeutic resistance to targeted- and immune-based therapies, tumor-initiating lung epithelial cell populations, or lung cancer early detection. Candidates must demonstrate a track record of peer reviewed publications in the field of lung cancer science.
The successful candidate will enter a dynamic research environment as a member of the Fred Hutch Lung Program investigative team, will benefit from the infrastructure and resources available through the Fred Hutch Lung SPORE, and will have opportunities to collaborate with scientists across a wide array of disciplines. Collaborative opportunities are enhanced via joint and/or affiliate appointments at the University of Washington, depending upon mutual interests.
Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
Fred Hutch has outstanding facilities and cutting-edge shared resources to support faculty success. Collaborative opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in the Fred Hutch Division of Public Health Sciences, Human Biology, Basic Sciences, Clinical Research or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, depending upon candidate interest and qualifications.
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 anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022. Anticipated start date would be July 1, 2023.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a concise research plan (5-page limit), a diversity statement describing contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (two pages or less), three letters of reference, and a letter of application addressed to Dr. McGarry Houghton through the Interfolio applications portal.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Fred Hutch is 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 or by calling 206-667-4700.