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Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 5:02 AM

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 HutchA?s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nationA?s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the WomenA?s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here. As obesity and metabolic pathways are increasingly being linked to cancer risk and cancer survival, Fred Hutch has identified obesity and cancer as a strategic focus for new, interdisciplinary research. Core resources available through the Public Health Sciences Division include a metabolic kitchen, an exercise research center, nutrition assessment and clinical research space. Candidates should have an interest in the investigation of novel research questions related to identifying, testing and implementing lifestyle behavior strategies for cancer prevention and control. The staff scientist position will be under the direction of Dr. Heather Greenlee within the Division of Public Health Sciences. Dr. GreenleeA?s research program uses both clinical trials and observational studies to examine a broad range of lifestyle behaviors, including diet, physical activity, weight management and complementary/integrative therapies for cancer prevention and control, especially in under:resourced and vulnerable populations. Staff scientist responsibilities will include grant writing, implementing research protocols, managing study staff, and manuscript preparation. Studies will include single institution and multi:site trials, including national clinical trials consortia, as well as observational cohorts.PhD in Epidemiology, Behavioral Science, Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or equivalent programAt least 2 years of post:doctoral experienceExperience implementing diet and/or physical activity behavioral intervention trialsStrong quantitative and analytic programming skillsStrong written and verbal communication skillsExperience in grant writing and manuscript preparationDemonstrated ability to work well within interdisciplinary teams and collaborationsA long:term interest in a non:tenure track staff positionSpanish language verbal and written skills strongly preferredExperience working with underserved communities strongly preferred An interest in transforming health care delivery and policy

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