Research Scientist III

Job Description:

Research Scientist III position available at the Seattle Children's Research Institute in Seattle, Washington. The successful candidate will work to generate novel cellular therapies using cutting edge gene editing approaches in the laboratory of Dr. Leslie Kean.

Highly motivated Phd graduates with interests in the field of immunology, adoptive cell therapy and T cell biology are welcome to apply. Experience with gene-editing technology, viral vectors and cell-culture is desired.

The successful candidate will benefit from excellent scientific and collaborative environment within the Seattle Childrens Research Institution with state of art research facilities, and expertise in immunology, flow cytometry, imaging and computational biology. The lab has close collaborations with other research programs and industry in the Seattle area investigating adoptive cell therapies. Current projects bring together experimental biologists, immunologists, computer scientists, and clinicians.

Applicants may submit curriculum vitae, brief description of research interests and accomplishments including list of publications (published and "in preparation") and contact information of 3 references all in a single PDF file."Responsible for independently evaluating, selecting, and applying standardized scientific procedures and techniques to carry out research/development activities in a particular scientific discipline. Has broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of field of specialization. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Makes detailed observations, analyzes and interprets data and writes manuscripts/grant proposals. Collaborates with principal investigator, taking direct responsibility for carrying out research and development activities. Considerable effort (25% or more) may be dedicated to seeking independent outside research funding.

Requirements:

Required Education/Experience: - Master's Degree or higher in a scientific discipline, or a related field; may require a PhD for certain lab specialties - Minimum of three (3) years experience in a related area of scientific study - Experience analyzing data using imaging software - Experience with laboratory coordination. Required Credentials: - N/A Preferred: - PhD in molecular or cellular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, or a related area - Substantial prior experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, and tissue culture techniques - Familiarity with mouse brain development.


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