Research Associate II, Formulation

Seattle Genetics Bothell , WA 98021

Posted 3 months ago


Perform formulation and process development studies to support early and late phase programs.


  • Conduct experiments and analyze results leading to the development of robust formulations for early and late phrase programs

  • Execute studies including pre-formulation characterization, liquid and lyophilized, and solid dosage formulation development, stability studies, shipping and handling studies, evaluation of material for use in toxicology and clinical settings

  • Process data and present findings to FDPS team and project teams

  • Contribute to technical reports and prepare selected technical reports

  • Assume responsibility for more sophisticated lab equipment as subject matter expert

  • Take lead on selected projects and initiatives


  • MS or BS +2 years of formulation or analytical experience in the academic setting or biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to function as a team player as well as work independently in experimental design, implementation and results interpretation

  • Excellent analytical mindset and skills including hands-on experience with some of the chromatographic (e.g. HPLC, UPLC), electrophoretic (e.g. CE-SDS, iCIEF) techniques, or other relevant analytical methods (Karl Fischer, DSC, XRPD, CD, FTIR, or MS)

  • Strong fundamental knowledge of chemistry, formulation stability, and analytical principles

  • Exposure to process transfer, manufacturing support, and GMP regulation is a plus


  • BS in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, physical chemistry, or analytical chemistry

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, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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