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Assistant Professor - Molecular, Cellular and/or Structural Biology

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center invites applications for a faculty position in the Division of Basic Sciences. We seek a laboratory scientist conducting outstanding fundamental research into mechanisms that regulate the basic biology of normal or cancer cells. We welcome applications from candidates in the broad areas of molecular, cellular and/or structural biology. Of special interest are candidates who have expertise in CryoEM and/or CryoET. Current faculty utilize a wide range of model systems and experimental and computational approaches. Recruitment at the Assistant Professor level is preferred, but more senior applicants will also be considered.

Fred Hutch provides outstanding colleagues, a collegial atmosphere, and a wealth of resources to support the development and success of junior faculty. Students are drawn from the outstanding Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate program as well as other related departments and programs at the University of Washington. The Fred Hutch campus is located by Lake Union in Seattle, Washington, and is close to other non-profit research institutes and the University of Washington. See our website for further information (

Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center based in Seattle. Its interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Research from its Basic Sciences Division is the foundation for ultimately understanding the causes of — and developing the treatments for — human disease.

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.

For consideration, applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of pre- and/or post-doctoral achievement. Required application materials include CV, Cover Letter, Research Statement, DEI Statement, and three confidential letters of reference. Applicants from underrepresented populations are particularly encouraged to apply. Application deadline: October 28, 2022

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.