Scientist, Immunology

Bothell, WA, United States
Jun 18, 2019
Science/R&D, Immunology
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Seattle Genetics is seeking a highly motivated and innovative scientist to join our expanding immunology team. In particular, we are seeking an individual who has a high level of competency evaluating adaptive immune responses in human and murine model systems in vitro and in vivo. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of scientific excellence in the field of immunology with the ability to independently distill mechanisms of action from complex systems.

  • The candidate will be responsible for conceiving, evaluating, and developing next generation therapeutics aimed at modulating aspects of the adaptive immune system for the treatment of cancer
  • Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for designing, executing, and analyzing in vivo and in vitro assays to monitor antigen-specific, infection/vaccination, and anti-tumor immune responses under varying therapeutic contexts
  • The candidate will be required to routinely communicate research findings internally and externally and participate in collaborations across research departments
  • The candidate will be expected to keep up to date on literature related to their area of expertise, acting as a subject matter expert for the research team

  • A Ph.D. degree and 3+ years post-doctoral experience in cellular and/or tumor immunology, with a primary focus on lymphocyte biology, with a proven track record evidenced by peer reviewed publications and/or patents
  • The successful candidate will have a breadth of experience in cellular, molecular, and transcriptomic approaches with particular expertise with in vivo and in vitro assays to monitor antigen-specific, infection/vaccination, or anti-tumor immune responses
  • Extensive experience with primary immune cells of rodent and/or human origin as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the basics of adaptive immune responses
  • The candidate will be a creative, vocal, and enthusiastic scientist able to think and work independently, with a strong collaborative spirit
  • Proficiency in multi-color flow cytometry and animal models is essential

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.