Research Scientist II - Hemophelia
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This Research Scientist position for research on viral or nonviral gene therapy for hemophilia at Seattle Children’s Research Institute is available through funding from National Institute of Health. Research areas include lentiviral vector mediated or ultrasound-mediated nonviral gene therapy with various gene carriers, animal model studies, and immunomodulation strategies. The successful candidate will develop scientific skills as appropriate for this level of training position and carry out research/development activities in support of assigned research projects. Responsibilities include protocol development and review, data collection and analysis, manuscript preparation, and training in the conduct of clinical trials and research.
- Experience with gene transfer, and techniques and concepts of gene therapy
- Experience with small and/or large animal model studies.
- Experience in protocol and manuscript development and in grant writing
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- Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or scientific discipline; may require a Master’s Degree for certain lab specialties
- Minimum to two (2) year’s experience in a related area/laboratory setting.
- 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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