Basic Sciences Division

Open Positions and Recruitment

Junior Faculty Member

A search for a new junior faculty member, entering at the Assistant Member level, will be initiated in late Summer 2014. Please check back for more information and links to apply.

Faculty Member


The Division of Basic Sciences invites applications for experienced faculty members. We are seeking outstanding scientists who are conducting cutting-edge research into fundamental biological questions and who have an outstanding track record of funding and publications. Applicants should have a proven ability to perform independent research as an independent fellow, tenure-track, or tenured faculty member or equivalent. Current members of the Division investigate diverse areas of structural, developmental, computational, molecular, genetic, metabolic, evolutionary and cellular biology and utilize a broad range of approaches and experimental systems. We support our faculty by providing a collegial environment, an outstanding graduate program, and state of the art technical and research resources and facilities. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is located in a modern campus by Lake Union in Seattle, Washington, and is close to other non-profit research institutes and the University of Washington. Further information about the Division is available at


Ph.D., M.D., or D.V.M. required.  Applicants must already hold an independent position as an independent fellow, tenure-track, or tenured faculty member or equivalent


Please click here for the full description and online application instructions.

Applicants should be assured that their applications will be held in the strictest confidence. References are not required at this time. Please contact Jon Cooper ( or Sue Biggins ( to discuss the position.

There is no deadline for this position; we will consider applications on a rolling basis.


The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity.


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.