Research Scientist I - EX (CSL)

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 Scientist to join the Correlative Studies Laboratory, focused on elucidating the T cell intrinsic factors that determine the success of immunotherapy. The successful candidate will process incoming clinical samples and perform flow cytometry and other assays. Responsibilities will include operating standardized scientific procedures and techniques in a highly regulated environment (GLP compliant) for clinical research applications; contributing to the planning, design, execution and interpretation of process optimization experiments (process development and/or assay development); making detailed observations, recording data, as well as assessing the processes and results for reliability/efficacy/compliance. The candidate should have excellent oral, writing and organizational skills, careful attention to detail, integrity, credibility and a positive attitude in daily performance.

Requirements:

Required Education/Experience: - Bachelor's Degree in an engineering or scientific discipline . - Prior experience in a laboratory setting; may include relevant educational programs. Preferred: - Significant experience conducting research in area of specialization. - Some experience with laboratory management.

  • This posting is for a Research Scientist I or Research Scientist II; final position will be based on the final candidate's qualifications.*

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