Research Scientist

Seattle-Bellevue Metro Area, WA 98109

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -032024-32308 Region: Seattle-Bellevue Metro Area

Job Description

R&D Partners is seeking to hire a Research Scientist in Seattle, WA.

Your main responsibilities as a Research Scientist:

Design, develop, and qualify molecular-based analytical methods, including multiplex PCR-based assays using qPCR, RT-qPCR, ddPCR, to support pipeline cell therapies.

Provide leadership and mentorship within a team responsible for assessing new technology, developing molecular biology-based analytical methods, and managing method lifecycle.

Prepare complex technical documents, including SOPs, test methods, study protocols, and reports.

Ensure successful transfer of assays to quality control (QC) and commercial teams as needed.

Establish best practices for molecular biology-based methods by intended use and phase of testing

What we are looking for in a Research Scientist:

PhD with 2+ years of industry experience in molecular assay development, or MS/MA in Molecular Biology or similar with 5+ years of related experience, or BS/BA with 10+ years of related experience.

Expert knowledge of and hands-on experience developing and optimizing analytical methods using molecular biology techniques, including various PCR-based methods and/or next-generation sequencing.

Experience designing and executing experiments to demonstrate assay comparability and to determine assay performance, including the assessment of specificity, accuracy, precision, linearity, and robustness.

Expert experience writing technical documents, including test methods, SOPs, study protocols, and study reports.

Track record of successful transfer and management of analytical methods.

Why Choose R&D Partners?

As an employee, you have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:

Medical insurance PPO, HMO & HSA

Dental & Vision insurance

401k plan

Employee Assistance Program

Long-term disability

Weekly payroll

Expense reimbursement

Online timecard approval

R&D Partners is a global functional service provider and strategic staffing resource specializing in scientific, clinical research & engineering. We provide job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

R&D Partners is an equal-opportunity employer.

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