Research Associate I/II, Organic Chemistry

Bothell, WA, United States
Nov 21, 2018
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are seeking a Research Associate with organic chemistry experience to participate in research projects involving the synthesis of high potency payloads and the development of linker technologies for antibody-drug conjugates. The research will involve multi-step organic synthesis, and will employ various purification and analytical techniques to enable structural determination and purity assessment. Activities may also include antibody conjugation, enzyme assays, and stability assessments on compounds of interest.

  • A Bachelor's or Masters' degree in chemistry from an accredited college or university
  • 1-4 years of research experience in organic chemistry, including multistep organic synthesis
  • Experience with compound isolation and identification (flash chromatography, NMR, HPLC, MS, etc.)
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to think critically, learn quickly and work independently
  • Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, enthusiastic, and team player

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

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.