Research Scientist II - Immunity & Immunotherapies
- Seattle, WA
Here at Seattle Children's we are united by a compelling mission: We provide hope, care and cures to help every child to live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Seattle Children's Research Institute is among the top 5 in National Institutes of Health funding - a sign that our physician-scientists are leaders in research that improves the outlook for children with a wide range of conditions.
Come join our team!
The successful applicant will work in a fast-paced team environment to understand the molecular mechanisms of autoimmunity secondary to known genetic risk alleles. Bachelors with >4 years post-graduate experience or masters degree with >2 years experience desired. Overall responsibilities include: helping to plan, design, execute, trouble-shoot, and interpret experiments aimed at molecular and biochemical approaches to understand altered cell signaling. Cell culture, biochemistry and/or molecular biology technique post-graduate experience favored. Successful applicants will be able to 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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- 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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