Research Associate I/II, Protein Expression - Bothell, WA | Biospace
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Research Associate I/II, Protein Expression

Seattle Genetics, Inc.

Bothell, WA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description


We are seeking a highly capable, enthusiastic, and motivated research associate to assist our Protein Sciences group with core protein expression and analytics to support preclinical efforts in developing antibody-based therapeutics. The right candidate will also participate in design and functional characterization of novel engineered antibodies and ADCs. Specific RA level will be commensurate with applicant's experience.


  • Expression of recombinant proteins in mammalian cells
  • Documentation and database tracking of protein expression requests and reagents
  • Antibody/recombinant protein analytics
  • Design, develop and optimize experiments to characterize protein/antibody function
  • Data analysis, report generation and presentation of results
  • Assist with protein purification as needed



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in biological sciences or related discipline
  • 1+ years of relevant industry or at-bench academic lab experience
  • Familiarity with mammalian transfection and protein expression; preferably in CHO
  • Experience with flow cytometry and cell biology assays
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Ability to self-organize and perform routine tasks independently
  • Commitment to high quality work and documentation
  • Proven creativity, problem-solving, and written/oral communication skills

Preference Granted for:

  • Working knowledge of recombinant antibody function
  • Experience with antibody binding assays such as SPR-Biacore, Octet, ELISA
  • Expertise in state-of-the-art molecular biology and phage display
  • Analytical chromatography, mass spectrometry and/or glycosylation evaluation
  • Protein purification experience

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.