• Research Associate I - - Bench, Immunity & Immunotherapies (Zheng Lab)

    Job ID 2018-29784
    Area of Interest
    Research & Development
    Location Name
    Jack R MacDonald Building
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Limited Term
    Department
    Immunity & Immunotherapies
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    Here at Seattle Children's we are united by a compelling mission: We provide hope, care and cures to help every child to live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Seattle Children's Research Institute is among the top in National Institutes of Health funding - a sign that our physician-scientists are leaders in research that improves the outlook for children with a wide range of conditions.

     

    Come join our team!

     

    This position is for 6-24 months with funding renewed annually. 

     

    This position is expected to be in the lab 80% of the time. 

     

    We are hiring for a Research Associate I or II. If you are interested in the Research Associate II position, please apply on requisition number 29206.

     

    The Zheng Lab is looking for a highly motivated candidate to join our clinical study on the inflammable bowel disease (IBD) including Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Successful candidates will have strong bench background on molecular biology techniques, DNA/RNA analysis, cDNA library construction, NextGen sequencing, etc. We are looking for an accountable team player with meticulous organizational skills, attention to detail, strong work ethics, and ability to learn quickly. This position will work closely with other clinical and lab team members, under supervision of the Lab Manager and PI. Responsibilities include tissue and blood sample processing, 10x single cell analysis, cDNA library construction, flow cytometry, and managing biorepository

                     

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    This position is for 6-24 months with funding renewed annually. 

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelor’s Degree in microbiology, biochemistry, immunology, or related field
    - Minimum one (1) year of laboratory research experience.

    Preferred:
    - Previous experience with techniques in molecular biology and biochemistry
    - Familiarity with computers, including data entry and spreadsheets
    - Experience analyzing data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis.

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