Senior Research Associate

Seattle, Washington
Feb 09, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Apex Life Sciences is looking for a Senior Research Associate to join one of the top biotech companies in Seattle! Please see below for details and contact Daniel at if interested!


  • Execution of multiplexed cell-based assays (killing assays, mixed lymphocyte reactions, proliferation assays, etc.).
  • Execution of multiparameter flow cytometry (Phenotypic, functional assays, etc.).
  • Data analysis and reporting with an emphasis on fast and high quality data turnaround.
  • Improving current process and methods run within the assay core group and develop new technology to increase throughput and efficiency. This will include lab execution methods and data analysis.
  • Partnering with Method Development groups, Data Automation groups, and Process Development groups to support assay development, and transfer.
  • Timely and thorough documentation and completion of electronic laboratory notebooks.
  • Author reports detailing experimental work and summarizing results.
  • Order, track, maintain inventory of lab supplies and reagents.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Normally works under very general supervision.
  • Work is reviewed for soundness of judgement and overall adequacy and accuracy.


  • Solid knowledge of immunology and cell biology techniques and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work both independently and in cross functional teams, meet deadlines, and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with aseptic cell culture, cell-based assays, or flow cytometry.
  • Experience working in a self-driven, performance/results oriented, fast paced matrix environment.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency utilizing MS Office products.
  • Working knowledge of statistical software (R, JMP, Minitab) is preferred.
  • Able to creatively manage time and elevate relevant issues to AC manager
  • Strong scientific and technical writing and presentations.
  • Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work rotating offset shifts (early morning, evening and/or weekend shifts).
  • Understanding of theoretical basis and experimental objectives and how they fit into overall project goals.
  • Proficient in data analysis and can draw scientific conclusions with minimal guidance.
  • Requires Bachelor's Degree; Masters preferred; between 3-6 years experience.