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Scientist, Target Validation

Seattle Genetics, Inc.

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Location:
Bothell, WA
Posted Date:
4/3/2014
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
1401BA-01
Salary:
Required Education:
High school or equivalent
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Responsibilities:
We are seeking a highly motivated cell biologist to generate novel antibody-based therapeutics utilizing our industry-leading ADC technology.  The successful candidate will independently design, conduct, and interpret experiments utilizing a diverse array of techniques aimed at validating targets and characterizing ADCs.  Standard methodologies will include cell-based assay development, flow cytometry, cytotoxicity assays, and immunohistochemistry.  Additional activities may include mining genomic data, high throughput experimentation (RNAi and small molecules), protein-protein binding assays, and epitope mapping.  The successful candidate will independently prepare for and present their results at departmental and integrated project team meetings.

Requirements

Requirements:
•   PhD with 0-3 years of experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
•   Significant understanding of oncology signaling pathways
•   Expertise in one or more of the following: informatics/genomic data analysis, high-throughput experimentation, identification and validation of oncology targets, and elucidating signal transduction mechanisms
•   Experience with biologics or antibody therapeutics is a plus
•   Experience in discovering predictive biomarkers is a plus
•   Excellent interpersonal skills
•   Excellent presentation skills

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer.

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