Post-Doc Position Available – Single-Cell Bioinformatics

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Job ID  – 5035
Type – Regular Full-Time
Company  – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location – US-WA-Seattle

Job Description

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), Seattle, WA.  The successful applicant will work with Dr. Raphael Gottardo to develop statistical and computational methods for analyzing and integrating high dimensional single-cell data generated by cutting-edge technologies including multiplexed qPCR, single-cell RNA-seq and CyTOF. He/She will also work with immunologists to apply these tools to characterize-antigen specific T- and B-cells and help define their roles in protective immunity. The FHCRC 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 degree in statistics/biostatistics, computer science, or other fields with strong quantitative training or experience and ideally a strong biology background. Strong programming skills in C/C++, R or similar languages are required. Previous experience with genomics or immunological data analyses is a plus.

About Us

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 Center’s 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 Children’s 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.

Pay, Benefits, and Work Schedule

Full time position, salary based on NIH scale + excellent benefits.

How to Apply

Please apply with a cover letter describing your research interests and interest in the position, with CV and names of three references.

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance are equal opportunity employers, committed to workforce diversity.


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