Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Cluster Hire at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Oct 9,2020 | Consortium_staff Job Opportunities

Location: Seattle, WA
Deadline: Applications received before November 30th will be given full consideration by the search committee, and then open until position filled


The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center seeks applications from faculty candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of their community of scholars. Located in Seattle, Washington, Fred Hutch is one of the world’s leading academic research centers. The Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center believes that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer, infectious diseases, and understanding mechanisms of disease. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization and are thus committed to diversifying their faculty ranks.

In keeping with their commitment, Fred Hutch invites applications for an inaugural cohort of up to five faculty members in any discipline related to cancer, infectious disease, or basic biology research. The Hutch seeks individuals who will actively contribute to their core values of diversity, openness, innovation, and scientific excellence. Scientists and clinician-scientists, particularly those from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply at all academic ranks, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor. The Center is seeking faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. They are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion. Successful candidates for this faculty search will be those who demonstrate a commitment to these principles. For more information about the Hutch’s diversity, equity, and inclusion work visit:

Successful candidates will be invited to join one or more of Fred Hutch’s five scientific divisions: Basic Science, Clinical Research, Human Biology, Public Health Sciences, and Vaccine and Infectious Disease. Faculty will join a supportive and highly collaborative environment. In addition, Fred Hutch has outstanding facilities and cutting-edge shared resources to support faculty. It also has strong ties with its consortium partners which include the University of Washington, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Graduate students are drawn from various departments and programs at the University of Washington. Additional information about Fred Hutch and its scientific divisions can be found at:

Applications received before November 30th, 2020 will be given full consideration by the search committee though this search will remain open until it is completed. Interested candidates should submit: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a concise research statement that describes past accomplishments and future goals (three pages or less); 3) a diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (two pages or less); and 4) contact information for three letters of recommendation. All components must be submitted for the application to move forward in the review process.

Please direct any questions related to this search to Dr. Christopher Li, search committee chair and Faculty Director of Fred Hutch’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at

Required Qualifications:

  • Evidence of contributions to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through previous work, proposed efforts, and/or depth of understanding.
  • Assistant Professor appointment: Applicants must have a PhD, MD or foreign equivalent
  • Associate Professor appointment: Applicants must have a PhD, MD or foreign equivalent, demonstrated academic leadership skills and a research program commensurate with rank.
  • Full Professor appointment: Applicants must have a PhD, MD or foreign equivalent, demonstrated academic leadership skills and a research program commensurate with rank.

For more information and to apply, view the hiring website.