Immunology Scientist

Req ID #:  87151

Bothell, WA, US, 98021

For over 40 years, HemaCare, a Charles River company, has worked to making a positive impact on the world by providing the highest quality cellular material and services to biotech and
pharmaceutical companies and research organizations that are performing innovative research and developing novel cell-based therapies.


We recognize that our success depends on the vision and passion of our employees; that is why we are devoted to making HemaCare a rewarding and valuable place to work. We believe in making a difference, and at HemaCare, you will make a difference every day.

Job Summary

Primary responsibility of the Scientist is to provide technical expertise to support growth of the Research Products division of the organization. The Scientist is responsible for developing applicable protocols for using human primary cells to support researchers in of Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Vaccine and Academic. 

The scientist will be involved research and product development in the areas of cell biology and immunology. 


Job Qualifications

Participate in development of new products for use in studies of immunology and inflammation.  This includes proposing new products based on knowledge of current research activity, developing methods for production or isolation of cell types of interest and developing appropriate quality control testing and specifications 

Provide nonclinical in vitro cell biology and immunology expertise for the evaluation of drug candidates.  

Provide scientific expertise and develop cell- based assays while building strong internal scientific expertise and introduce new techniques and models for the evaluation of biologics and small molecules targeting the immune system. 

Supervise and guide research associates to ensure production of high-quality cells and robust experimental data for clients. 

Able to understand and apply the most relevant scientific and technical knowledge in applications of human primary cells in cell-based assays, drug screening, and research in immunology, stem cell biology, cell biology, and other scientific fields   

Hands-on experience in Immunology and cell biology. 

Evaluate and provide purchasing recommendations for lab equipment, reagents, and supplies 

Ph.D. plus minimum 2 years’ experience in Immunology or cell biology  

Expertise in T cell culture, flow cytometry, cell imaging and other commonly used methods in immunology 

About HemaCare


HemaCare, a Charles River company, is a global leader and trusted brand in the customization of human-derived biological products and services for biomedical research, drug discovery, and cell and gene therapy development. HemaCare’s vertically integrated solutions support preclinical research, clinical studies from phases 1 to 3, and commercialization with high-quality RUO and GMP-compliant starting material and apheresis collections. 


In January 2020, HemaCare was acquired by Charles River Laboratories, an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). Combined with Charles River’s integrated, early-stage portfolio of discovery, safety assessment, and manufacturing support services, the acquisition creates a unique, comprehensive solution for researchers and cell therapy developers and manufacturers worldwide to help accelerate their critical programs from basic research and proof-of-concept to regulatory approval and commercialization. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs and enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. We work closely with our clients throughout the clinical process to maximize success and drive positive clinical outcomes. 


Together, with over 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies, and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 


At HemaCare, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. We have proudly supported the development of 100% of the current commercially available FDA-approved immunocellular therapies. Our mission is to provide a best-in-class portfolio of high quality, customizable human cellular material and services to support drug discovery, scientific research, and cell therapy. This resonates from our employees and impacts our customers because we know that every day is an opportunity to advance discoveries and make a difference in someone’s life. 


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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