Research Associate in Seattle, WA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences if looking for an entry level research associate to join one of the top biotech companies in Seattle! Please see below and apply if interested!


In this role, the candidate will join a small, fast-paced team focused on evaluating the safety of engineered T cell therapies. This group supports multiple target programs as well as the understanding of platform-based toxicities. They are developing in vitro, ex vivo, and in vivo models to study neurotoxicity, off-target binding, and the potential risks of off-tumor target expression in normal tissues.

Specific Duties

  • Develop and implement an array of cellular/immunological-based assays (binding, killing, proliferation, luminex, western blotting, etc.)
  • Generate research-grade human and non-human primate CAR T cells
  • Immunophenotype cells by FACS
  • Culture primary human adherent and suspension cell lines
  • Create SOPs and assist with assay transfer to CROs
  • Maintain a detailed electronic laboratory notebook
  • Analyze data and prepare technical reports
  • Work collaboratively with multiple project teams

Qualification and Education Requirements

  • B.S. or M.Sc. in the field of cell biology, immunology, toxicology, cancer biology, or bioengineering with 2+ years of laboratory experience, preferably in an industrial setting
  • Must have hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture, multi-color flow cytometry, and cellular/immunological assay development
  • Creative problem-solving and demonstrated success in prioritizing/executing multiple lab tasks to meet project goals are essential

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.