Principal Scientist, Protein Sciences

Bothell, WA, United States
Jan 28, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated, and creative expert in protein engineering technologies to join Seattle Genetics' Protein Sciences group. The successful candidate will lead efforts to improve our Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) platform and produce enhanced protein based therapeutics.

  • PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, or related discipline
  • Expert in an in vitro selection technology
  • Strong background in analyzing protein structure/function and skilled at protein engineering
  • Experience in measuring protein-protein interactions (by SPR, BLI, or Flow)
  • A strong record of accomplishments, based on high-impact publications and patents
  • Proven creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced, flexible and collaborative team environment
  • Minimum of 4 years professional experience

Desired skills:
  • Mammalian cell culture
  • Familiarity with cell biology
  • Experience engineering protein-protein interactions
  • Managerial experience

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.