Research Associate II - Bench
Seattle, WA 
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    Job ID2019-33886
    Research Associate II - Bench
    Area of InterestResearch & Development
    Location Name307 Westlake
    FTE/Hours per pay period1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work StatusRegular
    DepartmentGlobal Infectious Disease
    ShiftDay Shift
    Primary Location : CitySeattle
    Primary Location : State/ProvinceWA
    About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

    As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.

    Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine.

    Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the and and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.

    We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

    Overview

    Perform laboratory procedures as part of ongoing research projects investigating pediatric HIV infection; assist in planning research experiments, their execution and data analysis; assist others in the laboratory with problem solving and understanding molecular biology, and help maintain a constructive laboratory environment.

    • Extensive experience with molecular biology approaches
    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Immunology, or related field
    - At least five (5) years laboratory experience.

    Required Credentials:
    - N/A

    Preferred:
    - Master’s Degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Immunology, or related field
    - Previous research experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, and tissue culture techniques.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


    Seattle Children’s is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate with respect to hiring or promotion of individuals, conditions of employment, disciplinary and discharge practices, or any other aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry), disability, age, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

     

    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Part Time
    Work Hours (i.e. shift)
    Day Shift
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    5 years
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