Research Associate I/II, BioProcess Development

Process Sciences Bothell, Washington



The BioProcess Development Department at Seattle Genetics is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate I/II to participate in the purification process development. This person will play a critical role in purification process development of antibodies in early and late phase clinical programs.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform chromatography and filtration development using high throughput tools and bench-scale models
  • Conduct platform fit assessments for early phase programs
  • Conduct process development and characterization studies to support late phase programs
  • Participate in new technology evaluation
  • Compile and analyze data, and author technical reports
  • Summarize data and present findings in department and project team meetings 


  • A BS/BA degree or MS in chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biological sciences or a related discipline
  • Strong organization, time management and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • A team player with good communication and interpersonal skills, and desire to achieve team and individual goals

Additional Skills (desirable but not required):

  • Relevant experience in laboratory or manufacturing setting, preferably with preparative and/or analytical chromatography, filtration, or other preparative techniques
  • Experience with using AKTA chromatography systems, and liquid handlers such as Tecan or Hamilton
  • Experience with JMP or other statistical software

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please visit

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.