Seattle Genetics, Inc. Principal Scientist/Associate Director, Immunology in Bothell, Washington

Principal Scientist/Associate Director, Immunology

ResearchBothell, Washington




Seattle Genetics is building a skilled immuno-oncology team and is seeking a highly motivated and innovative adaptive immunologist with drug development experience to join our team. We are seeking an individual that is passionate about the adaptive arm of the immune system to further our technology platforms and our pipeline. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to drive scientific excellence resulting in the advancement of cutting-edge therapeutics from concept to clinical testing.


  • Provide scientific leadership within the immunology team and interface with other functional teams for the discovery of novel therapeutics.

  • Design and execute comprehensive experimental plans that inform and enable project progression.

  • Spearhead the analyses of highly complex scientific issues, establish strategies, and suggest actionable resolutions/decisions for pre-clinical programs.

  • Work with functional teams to identify partnerships and products that improve patient outcomes.

  • Coach, mentor, and manage people for performance and scientific growth.

  • Work independently and demonstrate the ability to contribute to projects outside their own expertise. Stay abreast of the immunologic literature and act as an expert resource within the immunology and research team.


  • A Ph.D degree and 6+ years industry or academia experience in cellular and/or tumor immunology with a focus on T cell functionality.

  • History of leading research programs that required interfacing with multiple functional teams to advance drug candidates from concept to clinic.

  • A record of accomplishments evidenced by publications/patents is required.

  • Ability to use advanced communication, interpersonal, and management skills to convey initiatives to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Understanding of technological trends and passion to develop innovative solutions that support and enhance Seattle Genetics competitive edge.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

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.