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Research Associate (0-2 years)

Location: Seattle, Washington
Since 2001 Hansell Tierney has been one of the premier staffing and recruiting companies in Seattle Washington. As a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Hansell Tierney was created to serve and staff Northwest companies by doing things the right way, not just the easiest. We strive to do better by partnering with candidates, treating your experience as one of our own, providing our candidates with interesting local opportunities, and handling every relationship with the highest level of customer service possible. Our business is built on the deep understanding of the job market and the ability to over-deliver on our promises.

We are currently helping our client, a revolutionary Seattle-based biopharmeceutical company, with a search for a Research Associate.

Duration - 6 months (potential for extension &/or permanent conversion)
Location - Seattle, WA - LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY
US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply
Work sponsorship is not available at this time


The Research Associate will assist in the development and execution of critical raw material testing, in support of Process Development and clinical manufacturing. The position will require experimental planning and execution, data analysis, authoring technical reports, and presentation of results. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Focus on Cell culture Asceptic technique experience (mammalian cells or primary T-Cells)
  • Experience writing and executing process development experimental plans and technical reports 
  • Experience with JMP or R for statistical analysis, experimental design, and presentation of experimental results 
  • Experience with aseptic processing of mammalian or primary cell culture in biological safety cabinet 
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with flow cytometry 

Education Requirements and Basic Qualifications: 
  • 0-2 years of biotechnology or cell therapy industry experience 
  • B.S. in Chemical/Biological Engineering, Immunology, Biology or relevant scientific discipline
  • Strong scientific or technical writing skills 
  • Excellent documentation and data management skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and on a team in a fast-paced environment, and prioritize work across multiple projects
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