Research Associate I Potency Assays

Process Sciences Bothell, Washington



We are seeking highly motivated individual to join our Potency Assay development team.  The Potency Assay development team develops and performs in vitro bioassays to support monoclonal antibody and antibody drug conjugate (ADC) product development, characterization, and advancement of therapeutics in the Seattle Genetics pipeline.  

The candidate will work with the manager to train on various Potency assays and generate data to support several on-going stability and process development, characterization studies.


  • Perform various assays, including ELISA, Alpha binding, cytotoxicity or reporter bioassays to support routine testing activities
  • Present, communicate and document data clearly and efficiently
  • Participate in general lab maintenance such as stocking, maintaining equipment and buffer preparation


  • BS degree in biology, bioengineering, or other biological sciences
  • Accurate and good pipetting ability required
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Strong data and time organization/management skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail, quality and compliance following assay procedures, data reporting and execution of experiments
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and capable of multitasking
  • Some laboratory experience or mammalian cell culture experience is desirable

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.