Research Associate - Protein Engineering

Redmond, WA


Located in Redmond WA, Systimmune Inc. is a bio-pharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of cancer through developing novel therapeutic multi-specific antibodies, as well as antibody-drug conjugates (ADC's). Our objective is to create biologics that work through systematic intervention on the solid tumor micro-environment, to either directly attack the tumor and/or to activate the immune system to attack the tumor.

We are seeking a Research Associate with experience in molecular biology, protein expression, purification and/or characterization, in the Protein Engineering Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties in cloning, mammalian cell line expression, purification, and characterization of protein constructs.
  • Participate in reagent generation, candidate optimization, selection, and validation.
  • Perform protein analytics such as biolayer interferometry, dynamic light scattering, SDS-PAGE, and HPLC.
  • Write and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for regulatory filing, laboratory duties, experiment design, data analysis, instruction operation, and maintenance.
  • Support and closely work with other divisions to advance company goals.
  • Work with R&D and manufacturing department in China. Plan time to accommodate meetings and technical support with team members in China.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • M.S or B.S. degree with two or more years of experience in molecular biology, protein expression, purification, and/or characterization.
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