Swedish Medical Center Research Associate I - Advanced Brain Tumor Research in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a ResearchAssociate I (1.0 FTE, Day shift) to work in Advance Brain Tumor Researchat Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

This position is responsible for the retrieval, analysisand summarization of research information from literature and research data andassisting the Principal Investigator with preparations for the development ofnew research grants and manuscripts. This position performs qualitycontrol oversight on research data as well as medical record abstract andprovides technical assistance to investigators and consultants.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with the Research Scientist in the design of state-of-the-art research projects that can successfully compete for funding by either federal funding agencies or commercial sponsors.

  • Perform literature searches in support of grant applications.

  • Assists with developing research methods and budgets for grants and performing pertinent analyses for grants preparation.

  • Take initiative to identify and research problems; strategize with the Research Scientist and/or Principal Investigator on solutions to problems and takes corrective action for effective solutions.

  • Performs statistical analysis and maintains complete documentation for all analysis. Created data tables summarizing results for analysis.


Required qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree required

  • Graduation from medical school, graduate school or other research professional program with documented research training

  • At least 2 years research experience

  • Demonstrated analytical and research skills, ability to work independently, ability to complete projects in a timely manner

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master of Science (M.S.) or Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

  • Experience with mammalian cells and tissueculture

  • Familiarity with scientific software (e.g.GraphPad Prism, FlowJo) and statistical analysis tools.

About the Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 154087