Seattle Children's Hospital

Research Technician II

Job ID 2022-43051
Area of Interest
Research & Development
Location Name
307 Westlake
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Global Infectious Disease
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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The Jaspan laboratory at Seattle Children’s Research Institute has an immediate opening for a research technician.  Our laboratory is interested in the interplay between host microbial and immunological factors as they impact susceptibility to infectious diseases in infants and adolescents from sub-Saharan Africa. For more:

We are looking for a curious and motivated individual to be a part of our team through supporting our research scientists and principal investigator.  This individual will be responsible for helping to plan and conduct a diverse array of laboratory procedures as part of ongoing research projects.  Overall responsibilities include assisting in planning and performing experiments that use PCR, qPCR, mouse husbandry, flow cytometry, ELISA, and other basic molecular and immunological techniques. This individual would be responsible for providing reports on project status to the scientists and PI and to present relevant analyses at group meetings. Willingness to work with animals as a model of infection is a must.


- Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, immunology, or related field
- One year’s relevant research wet lab experience (e.g. molecular biology)

- Master’s degree in Molecular biology, immunology or Microbiology
- Familiarity with computers: Data entry, spreadsheets
- Experience with mouse husbandry, PCR, basic immunology techniques

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.  Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.


Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 


Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.


We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

Covid-19 Vaccination

In accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our 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.


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