At sizeable biomedical medical and academic research institutes like Fred Hutch, there are a wide range of roles that are being processed and supported by HR department at any given time. Knowing how you can best engage with the support provided by your institution and what aspects of the process you need to take ownership of will help you make finding and hiring into your group much more productive.
Here’s an example of a data science oriented description of the overall process of hiring. Much of these processes and issues are also relevant for Fred Hutch hires. An initial process to publicize the position, collect and review resumes to screen applicants often happens in collaboration with your recruiting department if your organization has one. However, developing the approach and process to the subsequent technical parts of the screening and hiring process for your own group to help you screen and hire for technical data, programming, and scientific roles will be primarily your responsibility.
The hiring process generally goes as follows: