Research Associate


: $82,190.00 - $145,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

Title: Research Associate
Location: Seattle, WA 98109
Duration: 6 Months

The Research Associate in the analytical development team will execute flow cytometry experiments to interrogate the phenotype and function of gene-modified T cell drug products from experimental and clinical manufacturing processes. This is a lab-focused role that will require experimental execution and data analysis. The Research Associate will generate data to support method development for release testing and characterization of gene-engineered T cells.

Bachelor s degree with 0-3 years experience in the field of Immunology, Cell Biology, or Cancer Biology, preferably in an academic or industry setting.

Competency in one or more of the following areas is highly desired: tissue culture, aseptic technique, flow cytometry, and in vitro T cell functional assays.
Working knowledge of flow cytometry analysis software (FlowJo, FACSDiva, FCSExpress, etc.) and visualization tools (JMP, R, Spotfire, Prism, etc.).
Experience with BD flow cytometry instrumentation (FACSCanto, Fortessa, Symphony, etc.).
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc).
Excellent time management skills.
Previous experience with assay development preferred, but not required.

Trained in multiparameter flow cytometry.
Prior experience handling and analyzing primary human cells.
General knowledge of cell-based therapeutics and immunology.

Job Requirements:
    Emphasis on hands-on participation in the lab conducting flow cytometry experiments.
    Partner with senior staff and project leads to execute experiments and analyze data.
    Support lab infrastructure, including sample management, maintaining reagent inventories and data management.
    Participation in both independent and collaborative environments across research, process development.
    Write and review test methods, SOPs, and reports.
    Verify data and maintain a thoroughly documented ELN.
    Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize effectively and work well in a highly matrixed team environment, with flexibility to navigate dynamic project goals

Associated topics: biomedical, clinical, dietary, food scientist, histologist, industrial hygienist, microbiology, patient, pharmaceutical, physiologist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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