Assistant/Associate Professor, Prostate Cancer

Seattle, Washington State
02 Mar 2023
01 May 2023
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time


Seattle, WA

Open Date

Feb 17, 2023


The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) is recruiting a faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to join the Fred Hutch prostate cancer research program and an appropriate Scientific Division: Basic Research; Clinical Research; Human Biology; Public Health Sciences; or Vaccine & Infectious Disease. We seek a laboratory-based scientist to conduct innovative, independent, and collaborative basic and/or translational research focused on prostate cancer. This position will be a full-time, multi-year appointment.

We will consider PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientists and clinician-scientists working in areas that include, but are not limited to: primary prevention, etiology, genetics/genomics, epigenetics, tumor microenvironment, metastasis, development of novel therapeutics, therapeutic resistance, biomarkers, DNA damage response, steroid receptors, immunotherapy/immunology, systems-biology, and/or computational-biology. A track record of relevant, impactful publications and funding commensurate with appointment level is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will enter a vibrant and dynamic research environment as a member of the prostate cancer program and will benefit from  the infrastructure and resources available through the Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer SPORE, and will have opportunities to collaborate with scientists across a wide array of disciplines. Collaborative opportunities are enhanced via joint and/or affiliate appointments at the University of Washington, depending upon mutual interests. Additional information about Fred Hutch and the Scientific Divisions can be found at:

Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

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.


Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD (or foreign equivalent).

Application Instructions

Application packages should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement that clearly indicates the candidate's research interests (5 page max)
  • Three publications or scholarly works
  • Three reference letters for those applying to the Assistant Professor rank; one of which must be from a doctoral or post-doctoral advisor. Reference letters will be solicited at later stages for those applying to the Associate Professor ranks.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement describing the candidate’s past contribution to DEI and their plans to continue these efforts in the future (2 page max)

Please contact Dr. Peter Nelson with questions (

Applications will be reviewed immediately and those received by May 1, 2023 will be guaranteed full consideration for the position. Applications that arrive after that date will be considered as long as the position remains open.

The annual base salary range for this position is from $142,620 to $358,394 for faculty hired at the Assistant Professor rank, from $171,509 to $392,873 for faculty hired at the Associate Professor rank. Pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. Pay for Faculty positions is based on a variety of factors, including degree, specialty, clinical practice and experience. This position is eligible for relocation assistance and sign-on bonus.  

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (up to 30 calendar days per occurrence of a qualifying reason), paid holidays (up to 13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 12 months for professor track faculty, up to 6 months for other scientific staff).  

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.

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