Research Scientist II (GMP)

Job Description:

Join a extraordinary team working hard to develop the next generation of pediatric cellular immunotherapeutics! See what it's like to really work here at Seattle Children's, visit our page on the Muse!

Position activities include:

  • Manufacture and test human cellular products in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices and under guidance of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Identify and assist in determining procedures and techniques needed to ensure manufactured products meet quality standards
  • Take part in drafting, revision, and optimization of Standard Operating Procedures and Production Batch Records
  • Contribute to the design, assessment, and implementation of process improvements for novel techniques in cellular manufacturing and testing
  • Ensure compliance with GMP and/or GLP regulations, as appropriate
  • Assist in the day-to-day operation of laboratory and cleanroom facilities and equipment
  • Ensure effective and productive communication within the team and with external collaborators

This is a unique position that requires significant understanding and application of both existing and new scientific methods and knowledge in accordance with GMP standards.

Responsible for operating standardized scientific procedures and techniques in a highly regulated environment (GMP compliant) for clinical research applications; contributes to the planning, design, execution and interpretation of process optimization experiments (process development and/or assay development); makes detailed observations, records data, as well as assesses the processes and results for reliability/efficacy/compliance.


  • Please note this position is for a GMP Research Scientist I or II; final position will be selected based on the final candidate's qualifications*

Required Education/Experience: - Bachelor's Degree in an engineering or scientific discipline. - Minimum to two (2) year's experience in a related area/laboratory setting. Preferred: - Master's Degree in applicable field/research specialty highly preferred. - Significant experience conducting research in area of specialization. - Some experience with laboratory management.

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