Scientific Technical Writer

Adaptive Biotechnologies Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are powering the age of immune medicine- you can too. At Adaptive, our goal is to meaningfully improve people's lives by learning from the wisdom of the adaptive immune system.

As an Adapter, you will be surrounded by driven colleagues who think boldly to pursue ground-breaking innovation. You will experience meaningful challenge in your work and be fueled by motivating energy knowing you make a difference in people's lives.

You belong here- come discover your story at Adaptive.

Position Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated Scientific Technical Writer with technical writing expertise for design control documents including protocols, technical summary reports, risk documents, that support regulated and non-regulated design and development and design transfer activities. The successful candidate will interface broadly with R & D staff members and cross functional teams.


  • Write and edit documents required to develop products for IVD, LDT, CE Mark, and RUO product offerings

  • Develop and manage timelines for document development and completion

  • Interface with cross functional teams including business development, computational biology, software, quality assurance, operations, and validation teams to seek input for technical writing

  • Understand NGS immunosequencing PCR assays, sequencing data, and statistical analyses is desired. Other duties may be assigned Developing assays under design control

  • Multiplex PCR, and NGS technology preferred

  • Proficiency in verbal and written English is extremely important

  • Demonstrated capacity for problem solving and identifying solutions

  • Must work independently and be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Project

  • Knowledge of database tools such as Tableau, Visio or similar tools is desired but not required.


  • Education: B.A./B.S. in biology or chemistry or related field (molecular biology, immunology, etc.) required. Advanced degree preferred (MS or Ph.D.)

  • Years of industry experience: B.S., 7+ years, M.S. 5+ years, or Ph.D. 3+ years.

  • Wet-lab experience is desired

  • Experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries and working in regulated environment is required.

  • Experience with ISO 13485, ISO 14971, CLIA, CAP, CLEP, GxP and other Regulatory compliance requirements is required.

Adaptive Biotechnologies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: Adaptive Biotechnologies values our relationships with our Recruitment Partners and will only accept resumes from those partners whom have been contracted by a member of our Human Resources team to collaborate with us. Adaptive Biotechnologies is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are received by any employee of Adaptive Biotechnologies who is not a member of the Human Resources team.

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Scientific Technical Writer

Adaptive Biotechnologies