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Scientific - Associate Research Scientist

Company: Net2Source
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Net2Source Inc. is an award-winning total workforce solutions company recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts for our accelerated growth of 300% in the last 3 years with over 5500+ employees globally, with over 30+ locations in the US and global operations in 32 countries. We believe in providing staffing solutions to address the current talent gap - Right Talent - Right Time - Right Place - Right Price and acting as a Career Coach to our consultants.

Title: Associate Research Scientist
Duration: 12 months
Location: Seattle, WA

Pay: $55-65/hr on w2

Job Description:
The Allogeneic Cell Therapy and Gene Editing Team is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and self-driven Associate/Senior Associate Scientist with a dedication to discovery and development of Client engineered CAR T cell therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. The successful candidate will have experience with the extraction and analysis of nucleic acid samples from primary cells and cell lines. Direct experience with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) is essential for this role. Cell culture experience is preferred. In addition, this position will work with senior researchers to execute studies, analyze data and communicate results. The primary focus of the Associate Scientist contract role will be to support the preclinical development of allogeneic CAR T assets. This fully on-site position is ideal for the innovative scientist who is driven and passionate about cell therapy in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

--- Extraction, cleanup, and QC of nucleic acids from primary cells and cell lines
--- Optimization of PCR parameters for targeted analysis
--- Execution of quantitative PCR, Next Generation Sequencing, and Droplet Digital PCR workflows for gene-edited samples
--- Stringent documentation of experiment execution
--- Analysis and organization of resulting data for communication to wider team
--- Work with other team members to learn and implement molecular analytical methods for cell therapy
--- Work predominantly in a laboratory setting

Required Qualifications
--- Bachelor's Degree in a scientific discipline
o 2+ (Associate) or 4+ (Senior Associate) years of academic and/or industry experience (Associate)
--- Master's Degree in a scientific discipline
o 2+ years of academic and/or industry experience (Senior Associate)
--- Experience with a variety of nucleic acid extraction techniques (column-based and non-column-based technologies)
--- Experience with NGS and ddPCR platforms and associated analysis software (ex. Illumina, QXOne, etc)
--- Ability to multitask, independently organize time, and plan specifics of work.
--- Excellent communication and facilitation skills demonstrated in a team environment.
--- Willingness to think outside the box, be creative and demonstrate an ability to work in a very fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Preferred Qualifications
--- Hands-on experience with primary cell culture methods and generation of gene-edited cells (CRISPR/Cas9-based methods preferred)
--- Prior experience or familiarity with flow cytometry-based cell characterization methods.

Why work with us - At Net2Source, we believe everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in-with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out-with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take necessary steps to make your mark. We help clients with new skilling, talent strategy, leadership development, employee experience, transformational change management and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Net2Source is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive, and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Awards and Accolades:
--- America's Most Honored Businesses (Top 10%)
--- Awarded by USPAAC for Fastest Growing Business in the US
--- 12th Fastest Growing Staffing Company in USA by Staffing industry Analysts in the US (2020, 2019, 2020)
--- Fastest 50 by NJ Biz (2020, 2019, 2020)
--- INC 5000 Fastest growing for 8 consecutive years in a row (only 1.26% companies make it to this list)
--- Top 100 by Dallas Business Journal (2020 and 2019)
--- Proven Supplier of the Year by Workforce Logiq (2020 and 2019)
--- 2019 Spirit of Alliance Award by Agile1
--- 2018 Best of the Best Platinum Award by Agile1
--- 2018 TechServe Alliance Excellence Awards Winner
--- 2017 Best of the Best Gold Award by Agile1(Act1 Group)

Keywords: Net2Source, Seattle , Scientific - Associate Research Scientist, Other , Seattle, Washington

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