Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Scientist III in Seattle, Washington
Overview: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.RequirementsRequired Education/Experience: - Bachelor's Degree or higher in a scientific discipline or related field. - Minimum five years of related experience with a strong publication record (May require a PhD for certain lab specialties. If Master's prepared, minimum three years of related experience in a field of scientific study). - Experience analyzing data using imaging software - Experience with laboratory coordination.Preferred qualificationsPh. D. in Immunology or similar; ideally with 2+ years of postdoctoral experience in academia or industryFamiliarity with of T cell immunology including T cell effector function, T cell differentiation, T cell exhaustion and persistence, and stimulatory/inhibitory regulatory mechanismsFamiliarity with assays to characterize human T cell phenotype and function, including cytotoxicity, proliferation, cytokine production, high-dimensional FACS or spectral cytometry for phenotypic or functional analysisExperience in cell sortingExperience in developing assays utilizing primary human T cellsExperience in single cell RNA sequencing using 10X Genomics systems preferredStrong leadership and organizational skillsEnjoys team scienceAbility to work in a matrixed, fast-paced and quickly changing environmentAbility to deliver on key milestones within defined timelinesOur Commitment to DiversityOur 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.