Research Associate I, BioProcess Development

Bothell, WA, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time

Research Associate (RA) will work in a collaborative setting with other cell line and cell culture development staff on CMC development projects. RA's primary responsibility is to support recombinant cell line and cell culture development. This will include recombinant protein productions, maintaining clinical and research cell lines, solution and cell culture media preparation, cell culture analytics, and lab and instrument maintenance tasks. RA will also be responsible for experiment and cell line record keeping, data entry, data analysis including presentation to department, and technical report writing.

  • BS or BE degree
  • Laboratory experience in an academic or Biotech firm is desirable
  • Understanding of recombinant protein expression technology, cell metabolism and physiology is essential
  • Demonstrated technical skills required: ability to perform cell culture, aseptic technique, follow laboratory technical procedures with attention to detail, and successfully execute experiments at the bench
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and basic statistical methods is expected
  • Ability to work and communicate well in a team, a positive attitude and strong problem solving skills are required
  • Occasional weekend work required

Additional Skills:
  • Experience in bioreactor operations, statistics
Physical Requirements:
  • Lift over 30 lbs

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please visit

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