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University of Washington RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINEER 1 in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 199944


Posting Date: 11/24/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. (

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem-solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. The Department of Biochemistry has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist/Engineer 1. We are looking for a highly-motivated Research Scientist/Engineer 1 to join the growing and dynamic vaccine and therapeutic development team in the Veesler lab which supports the design and evaluation of countermeasures against a broad range of pathogens. The position will involve developing, optimizing and implementing ELISA and pseudotype virus entry and neutralization assays for serological evaluation of infection/vaccine-elicited antibodies as well as monoclonal antibodies (75%) and receptor discovery in a high throughput manner (25%). MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS • Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry, Biology or related field; plus at least 3 months of experience in related field. • Prior experience in working with mammalian cell-culture. • Expertise in Virology. • The position requires a high level of organization, working independently and being a team-player, ensuring clear communication with other members of the team and real-time reporting of data. Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.