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 Hutch's pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The IRO Administrative Assistant II is a full-time, permanent position providing administrative support to the Institutional Review Office (IRO) and the IRO Assistant Director. Job components include repeated, high-volume, detailed administrative support; prompt responses to IRO email inquiries; screening and processing of external IRB; exceptional familiarity with MS Office; data entry into and querying of the IRO database; and special tasks as necessary to support the staff and functions of the IRO. This position also coordinates the IRB human subject and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training program. This position demands 1) the ability to work independently yet as part of a team; 2) a service orientation both within Fred Hutch and in terms of the larger research community; and 3) commitment to meeting regulatory requirements and carefully documenting the processes for doing so.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.