Swedish Medical Center Research Scientist - Swedish Neuro Institute Research Labs in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Research Scientis t (1.0 FTE, Day shift) in the Swedish Neuro Institute Research Labs at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

Swedish is looking for a detail oriented, independent Research Scientist who will work to uphold Swedish's mission and values.

In this position you will:

  • Independently develop, conduct, and administer research actives at Swedish Medical Center

  • Obtain funding to implement research project or study

  • Supervise staff hired to perform duties required by funded study

  • Responsible for integrity and reproducability of data relating to study, including: data capture, data entry, data structure, data analysis, etc. Responsible for maintenance and storage of all source documentation including laboratory notebooks, databases, etc. May be required to provide computer programming for data capture and analysis


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • PhD or Doctorate Degree in laboratory science or medical field, or equivalent experience.

  • 6 months minimum experience working in a research laboratory as a research scientist.

  • Experience with Office Software.

  • Sound knowledge of standard laboratory equipment including centrifuges, pipettes, stirrers, hoods, etc.

  • Fundamental understanding of scientific method and specialized methods and procedures in area of expertise.

  • Fundamental understanding of research funding process and culture.

  • Able to successfully submit proposals to peer review bodies.

  • Able to establish collaborations with scientists/researchers in other institutions.

  • Able to independently develop laboratory procedures/protocols to test hypotheses.

  • Thorough understanding of safety regulations, biohazards and other environmental exposures.

  • Professional writing and presentation skills.

  • Working knowledge of standard laboratory equipment.

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 health-care 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

Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. Swedish has grown to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment. 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: 135034