Career Center

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.
Connections working at University of Washington
More Jobs from This Employer
https://careercenter.acil.org/jobs/16931390/research-scientist-2
false
Loading. Please wait.
Powered By Naylor Association Solutions
Job Seekers, Welcome to ACIL Career Center
Search Filters
Use this area to filter your search results. Each filter option allows for multiple selections.
Search Results: 1921 Jobs
Save Agent
Loading... Please wait.
University of Washington Logo
University of Washington

Seattle, Washington

Bayer

Chesterfield, Missouri

NEW! NEW!
MultiCare Health System Logo
MultiCare Health System

Puyallup, Washington

NEW! NEW!
University of Maryland, Baltimore Logo
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland

NEW! NEW!
The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus Logo
The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus

El Paso, Texas

NEW! NEW!
University of California Davis Logo
University of California Davis

Davis, California

NEW! NEW!
University of California San Diego Logo
University of California San Diego

La Jolla, California

NEW! NEW!
Phoenix Children's Hospital Logo
Phoenix Children's Hospital

Gilbert, Arizona

NEW! NEW!
University of Nebraska - Lincoln Logo
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska

NEW! NEW!
AdventHealth Logo
AdventHealth

Tampa, Florida

NEW! NEW!
North Carolina A&T State University Logo
North Carolina A&T State University

Greensboro, North Carolina

NEW! NEW!
University of California San Diego Logo
University of California San Diego

La Jolla, California

NEW! NEW!
AdventHealth Logo
AdventHealth

Tampa, Florida

NEW! NEW!
AdventHealth Logo
AdventHealth

Palm Coast, Florida

NEW! NEW!
University of California Davis Logo
University of California Davis

Davis, California

NEW! NEW!
MemorialCare Health System Logo
MemorialCare Health System

Long Beach, California

NEW! NEW!
The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus Logo
The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus

El Paso, Texas

NEW! NEW!
AdventHealth Logo
AdventHealth

Tampa, Florida

NEW! NEW!
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Logo
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, Massachusetts

NEW! NEW!
AdventHealth Logo
AdventHealth

Orlando, Florida

NEW! NEW!
Loading... Please wait.
Expand Show Other Jobs
Job Saved Save Job
Employer Logo
Association Logo
RESEARCH SCIENTIST 2
University of Washington
Email Print
false
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 Lutz lab in the department of Bioengineering is seeking a Research Scientist 2 to join a research study that is developing a diagnostic assay for tuberculosis that detects cell-free DNA in easily accessible urine samples.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific duties include the following:
•Coordinate and conduct clinical studies to validate the cell-free DNA assay, determine its diagnostic accuracy across different patient populations (including children), and compare performance in urine and plasma samples.
•Continue work with existing collaborators to procure and test samples.
•Establish new collaborations and seek out more sources for samples to test (building off existing leads). – Refine molecular assays and explore strategies to improve assay sensitivity. For example, develop and implement a multiplexed assay based off preliminary existing designs.
•May work to simplify the current lab-based assay to a partially automated device format more suitable for use in low-resource settings.
•After an initial onboarding period, employee is expected to independently manage the project and, in coordination with the Principal Investigator, guide the future project direction. 
•Perform work in a BSL2 environment in a manner that is safe and avoids DNA contamination through meticulous aseptic technique.
•Contribute to manuscripts and grant proposals and to present work at local seminars/symposia as well as professional society meetings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
•Bachelor’s Degree in lab science, biology, chemistry or a related field.
•Minimum of two year’s wet lab experience using molecular biology techniques.

Additional requirements:
•Demonstrated experience working in a BSL2 lab environment.
•Demonstrated ability to work independently, with confidence to successfully carry out lab protocols and drive project advancement with minimal supervision. 
•Proven experience with nucleic acid extraction methods (preferably magnetic bead-based methods).
•Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
•Strong communication skills and capability to lead collaborative projects.
•Ability to work in a collaborative group.

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS
•Master’s or doctoral degree.
•Experience with magnetic bead-based methods. 
•Experience with PCR primer and probe design.
•Experience training others in laboratory procedures and general laboratory safety.
•Experience with protein expression and purification.

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.