Research Laboratory Supervisor

Job Description:

The Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research (BTCCCR) at Seattle Children's Research Institute (SCRI) seeks to develop innovative new cellular therapies and translate these advances to groundbreaking clinical trials for children with the most aggressive forms of cancer. The Center's long-term mission is to eventually replace cancer therapies such as radiation and chemotherapy with "smart" therapies capable of eliminating cancer with precision, leaving the body unharmed.

This is an opportunity for a Research Lab Supervisor to join the Correlative Studies Laboratory, focused on elucidating the T cell intrinsic factors that determine the success of immunotherapy. The successful candidate will oversee the daily operations of the lab in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and supervise the lab staff. Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operational needs of the laboratory including: implementing and maintaining the laboratory in compliance with GLP standards through laboratory personnel training/mentorship; supervising lab staff; overseeing laboratory equipment calibration and preventative maintenance in particular flow cytometers; and overseeing complete and accurate data documentation. The Research Lab Supervisor will work with the PI to establish budgets, prepare purchase orders, and monitor spending, and may assist in preparing grants and manuscripts. It is expected that the candidate be familiar with the technical aspects of assays conducted in the laboratory, the devises used for these assays, and the handling of resulting data sets. As needed, the candidate will provide laboratory support relating to the maintenance of tissue cultures and the planning/conduct of experiments.


Required Education/Experience: - Bachelor's Degree in Cellular/Molecular Biology, or related field - Minimum of five (5) years laboratory research experience (type of experience may vary based on lab needs), to include experience with laboratory management, LIMS, and GLP/cGMP. - Experience with a broad range of techniques for analyzing cell function and molecular biology. Preferred: - Previous supervisory experience. - Proficiency with computers, data entry and spreadsheets. - Experience with Process Development of Biotech Therapeutics. - Experience in Quality Control practices utilized in the biotech sector.

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