Research Scientist II -Center for Immunity and Immuotherapies

External Description

Center:

https://www.seattlechildrens.org/research/centers-programs/immunity-and-immunotherapies/

 

Principal Investigator: 

https://www.seattlechildrens.org/directory/david-j-rawlings/ 

 

The Rawlings lab does gene editing work and functional analysis for treating auto immune diseases.

 

The successful applicant will work in a fast-paced team environment to develop translational gene editing approaches to treat diseases of the immune system Overall responsibilities include: helping to plan, design, execute, trouble-shoot, and interpret experiments aimed at generating novel gene therapy reagents, virus production and testing the efficacy of gene therapy reagents in cell culture or mouse models; follow detailed experimental protocols, make observations, record data and present results; assist others in the laboratory, and help maintain a constructive laboratory environment.  Good communication, organization, interpersonal and creative thinking skills are a must.

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Requirements

Research Scientist II - Bachelor's Degree in biology, microbiology, immunology, molecular biology or related discipline; Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related area/laboratory setting Preferred: Research experience performing molecular biology techniques, tissue culture of primary cell types and cell lines, viral-based vector delivery, good laboratory practices,  flow cytometry and/or animal models. 


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