Seattle Genetics, Inc. Associate Director, Protein Sciences in Bothell, Washington

Associate Director, Protein Sciences

ResearchBothell, Washington




Protein Sciences is seeking a talented scientist and manager to help design and develop novel antibody-based therapeutics at Seattle Genetics. The successful candidate will have a track record of technological advances and experience in leading scientists within the field of therapeutic protein engineering. Responsibilities will include laboratory-based efforts with a focus on novel antibody platforms to increase the efficacy and improve the safety of antibody therapeutics. The candidate will have a strong background in structural biology, molecular biology and protein engineering. Familiarity with display technologies and antibody drug conjugates are a plus. Specific position level will be commensurate with applicant’s experience.


  • Lead/oversee in house antibody engineering efforts

  • Initiate discovery of new protein based therapeutics

  • Interface with other divisions of research to advance team goals

  • Guide a talented team of Scientists and Research Associates


  • Ph.D. in Structural Biology, Biophysics or related discipline

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in academics or industry

  • Direct experience with display platforms (phage, ribosome or yeast display)

  • Driven to advance oncology-based projects

  • Previous management experience required

  • Proven success in engineering proteins for therapeutic applications

  • Effective verbal and non-verbal communications skills. The ideal candidate must have excellent presentation skills and a strong publication record

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer.All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.