Research Technician III

Job ID 2023-51072
Area of Interest
Research & Development
Location Name
1920 Terry
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
CoreSvcsOps- ShrdResResources
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
INACTIVE Secondary Location(s)
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Perform professional laboratory procedures and investigative work as part of ongoing research projects. Design and conduct experiments under general directions of the Principal Investigator. Assist in training new lab personnel, and in overseeing the work of more junior personnel such as work study students and new technicians.

Job Posting Addendum

Preferred qualifications:


- Experience with immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescent staining

- Experience with tissue fixation, processing, embedding, and sectioning
- Strong theoretical understanding and practical experience of immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence and in-situ hybridization assays

- Understanding of statistical principles

- Experience with light, fluorescence and confocal microscopy and thorough understanding of microscopy principles and techniques is highly desired

- Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal skills and high work ethics in a team-oriented environment

- Highly organized, detailed oriented, accurate and thorough

- Problem solver who makes sound decisions

- Able to perform a variety of tasks simultaneously, follow instructions and manage directions with minimum supervision

- Able to consistently complete work on time or ahead of schedule

- HT or HTL certification


Required Education/Experience:
- Bachelors Degree in biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular or cellular biology, chemistry, or related field
- At least four (4) year of experience in a laboratory/research setting and/or experience with molecular biology and biochemistry techniques, including work with RNA and DNA
- Experience in analyzing data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis techniques.

Required Credentials:
- N/A

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$27.61 - $41.42 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$57,431.00 - $86,147.00 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.

The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW

Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

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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.

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