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Fred Hutch Dr. Eddie Mendez Post-Doctoral Symposium

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Fred Hutch

Seattle, WA 98101
Health Care
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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 are committed to doing the internal work to increase our awareness and to improve our practices so that we are an organization known as a center of diversity and inclusion excellence. As a part of this effort, we are committed to developing excellence in biological sciences so that it is more equitable and representative of the vast talent pool.


[1] Definition of underrepresented minority is aligned with the NIH's definition: individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups ( Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders ) , individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.


Symposium Purpose:

The symposiums efforts are to elevate the career trajectory and ultimate success of the selected scholars.

Our education programs that range from pre-baccalaureate to post-doctoral provide an optimal opportunity to lean into this commitment. Among other endeavors, we are launching the Dr. Eddie Mendez Post-doctoral Symposium. This symposium will be dedicated to recognizing six underrepresented minority post-doctoral scholars from across the nation.[1] The symposium is a one day event on Tuesday, June 4th at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

During the first year of the symposium, we are intentionally casting a broad net and inviting applications from post-doctoral scholars in any cancer research-related field spanning laboratory, clinical, and population sciences.


Symposium Application Requirements:

All applications must be received by January 31st, 2019. Awardees will be notified by March 31st, 2019.


Please submit the following:

  • CV with links to publications

  • One paragraph summary of the research you would present

  • Personal statement (1/2 page)

  • Identify the division at Fred Hutch that you would be most interested in joining as a faculty member

  • Optional: Letter of Recommendation

  • Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 (see application details) or by calling (see application details).

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