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Now hiring: HANC Legacy Community Engagement Project Manager at Fred Hutch (Seattle, WA)
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.
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.
The Legacy Project (within the Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination) seeks to increase knowledge about HIV clinical prevention and therapeutic research, cure research, scientific literacy, and consideration of participation in HIV/AIDS Clinical Research among the most disparately impacted communities in the United States. With a team of diverse, skilled and devoted staff, the Legacy Project seeks to build trust and collaboration between HIV research institutions and marginalized communities most impacted by the US HIV epidemic. The Legacy Project works to cultivate and enhance partnerships and relationships among the National Institute of Health (NIH)-funded HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Networks and research sites, research and academic institutions, governmental agencies, community-based organizations and affiliates, while ensuring a commitment to capacity building for communities and populations most impacted by the HIV epidemic in the United States. The NIH HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Networks conduct therapeutic and prevention HIV clinical research globally.
The primary responsibility of HANC Legacy Community Engagement Project Manager is to support and ensure community engagement and collaborative integration of community engagement activities into the NIH-funded HIV clinical trials networks and related community mobilization efforts.
The Community Engagement Project Manager is expected to use initiative in carrying out responsibilities as defined by the HANC Legacy Project team in collaboration with representatives of the NIH-funded HIV clinical trials networks. The Community Engagement Project Manager will work to build relationships based on trust and increase awareness of traditionally under-served domestic populations and those populations most impacted by HIV in NIH-sponsored HIV therapeutic and prevention clinical trials.
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