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Research Associate II Cancer Biology

Seagen Inc
Queensborough, Washington, US
Closing date
Feb 1, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen's dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us! Summary: We are seeking a motivated individual to support and implement high throughput cell health and pharmacodynamic experiments aimed at understanding the pharmacology of our antibody-based therapeutics. As a member of the In Vitro Pharmacology team this person will interface with an experienced team of discovery scientists across the Research organization to support the design and characterization of our therapeutics. The successful candidate will have experience with cell culture and cell-based assays. The ideal candidate will be energetic and enthusiastic about science, highly collaborative, and an excellent colleague. Principal Responsibilities: * Supports high throughput cell health and pharmacodynamic assays * Support the development of new cell-based assays * Cell culture maintenance * Assist in the implementation and maintenance of a LIMS system for sample and request management * Maintain excellent record keeping and relationships across the Research Department * Interface with project leads, direct management, and peers within Core Research and Technology to ensure studies are aligned with project goals and best experimental practices * Communicate with project leads to ensure executed studies satisfy intended goals and results are interpreted appropriately Required Qualifications: * 1-4 years' experience working in a research laboratory with a Bachelor's degree in a scientific field * Experience with cell culture and other cell biology techniques * Familiarity with or aptitude for automation and robotic systems in a high throughput assay environment * Strong desire to learn and educate on innovative cell-based assay technologies * Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional research environment * Highly organized with the ability to multitask * Quick learner with willingness to learn new skills and technologies * Excellent communication skills Preferred Qualifications: * Experience with high throughput screening * Experience with LIMS systems and/or ELN As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Seagen requires that all newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law. #LI-JM1

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