Research Associate II/III, Nonclinical Sciences

Bothell, WA, United States
Sep 24, 2019
Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are seeking a highly motivated research associate with excellent attention to detail, strong self-motivation, and organizational skills to join the growing Nonclinical Sciences group at Seattle Genetics, a leader in developing antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for cancer patients. The Research Associate will perform experiments to evaluate the potential toxicity of drug candidates, study mechanisms of action, and contribute to the development of novel molecules. The candidate will also collaborate cross-functionally with multidisciplinary groups to improve efficiency and translational impact of our studies.

  • Conduct and coordinate non-GLP toxicology studies to support regulatory submissions
  • Contribute to design of mechanistic toxicology studies to better understand the toxicity of novel molecules
  • Provide technical study coordination support across all aspects of non-clinical studies including protocol preparation, dose preparation/administration, clinical observations, sample collection, necropsy, and reporting
  • Collaborate with internal/external groups to manage sample transfer and study updates in timely
  • Fashion
  • Proactivity contribute to process improvement across all aspects of study management
  • Ensure the capture and integrity of study data

  • Ideal candidates will have 2-5+ years of prior research experience conducting nonclinical studies, with experience across all study phases of the study including technical proficiency in working with rodent models
  • Ability to collect and analyze data for reporting using standard software such as Microsoft Office and GraphPad Prism
  • Candidate must have great interpersonal skills to work collaboratively and possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work in a dynamic environment

  • B.A./B.S. degree in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Biology, Cancer Biology, Cancer Genetics, Biochemistry, Immunology, or related fields in cancer research

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.