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 Hutchs 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 nations first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Womens Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) addresses the growing need for treatment and prevention strategies for infectious diseases worldwide. VIDDs mission is to accelerate knowledge of effective immunity and create innovative approaches that can prevent new infections and treat or cure infection-related diseases. VIDD is comprised of three research programsBiostatistics, Bioinformatics & Epidemiology (BBE), Immunology & Vaccine Development (IVD), and Infectious Disease Sciences (IDS). The VIDD Program Manager is responsible for providing leadership for assigned activities associated with the successful delivery of a portfolio of programs and projects within the Division. This includes organizing programs/projects; managing related projects and deliverables; and reporting on program/project health, planning, resource coordination, scheduling, budgeting and execution.
The VIDD Program Manager oversees an assigned portfolio of programs and projects in support of VIDD. The incumbent will work across the Division on assigned activities as driven by VIDDs strategic plan. The incumbent will contribute to Divisions strategic plan process, administration, operations and process improvement initiatives. The VIDD Program Manager works autonomously and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in operating within the framework of organizational, divisional, and programmatic policies and procedures. This position reports to the Senior Operations Director, VIDD.
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.