Research Associate I, Bioprocess Development

Technical Operations & Process Sciences Bothell, United States


Position at Seagen

Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen’s dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us! 


The Analytical Sciences group at Seagen is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to assist in the development and qualification of analytical methods for physicochemical characterization and release and stability testing of therapeutic antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. 

The ideal candidate should have a background in analytical chemistry or biochemistry with previous laboratory experience, strong critical thinking skills, good interpersonal skills, and is self-motivated. 


  • Conducting experiments to support development and qualification of mAb and ADC analytical methods 
  • Generation and interpretation of high quality data 
  • Authoring of technical reports to support various regulatory submissions 
  • Presentation of results to internal and external groups 


  • A BS in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related discipline with 0-2 years of academic or industry experience. Experience with protein characterization is beneficial 
  • Familiarity with chromatographic (e.g. SEC, RP, HIC), electrophoretic (e.g. CE-SDS, icIEF), mass spectrometric, or biophysical (MALS, CD, DSC) techniques 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and high attention to detail 
  • Good work ethic and ability to work effectively with different functional areas and groups 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 


As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen 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 Seagen, please visit  

Seagen 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.  

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Seagen requires that all newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.