Research Associate I, Cell Line Development

Bothell, WA, United States
Sep 25, 2019
Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The BioProcess Development department at Seattle Genetic is seeking a highly motivated individual to work in the Cell Line Development group. The Research Associate will support development of cell lines used to produce therapeutic proteins for clinical trials and future commercial applications.

  • Perform tissue culture of mammalian cells using sterile techniques
  • Assist with expression plasmid construction, preparation and analysis
  • Contribute to new technology evaluation
  • Participate in general lab maintenance such as stocking/ordering supplies, maintaining equipment, and media/buffer preparation
  • Compile and analyze data, keep accurate records of experiments and results
  • Provide updates and present data in team and group meetings

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering or related science major
  • Strong organization, time management and problem-solving skills
  • A team player with good communication skills, desire to achieve team and individual goals

Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of mammalian cell culture using aseptic techniques
  • Familiarity with basic molecular biology techniques: PCR, DNA cloning and sequence analysis
  • Experience using automation or high-throughput equipment is preferred
  • Relevant experience in the biotechnology industry or academic laboratory

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.