Job Description

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem-solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The University of Washington's Division Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist 1 to join their team based at the UW Harborview Medical Center Research Campus. The lab is investigating risk of development of kidney injury in critically ill patients with sepsis. Projects involve conducting translational research in the laboratory including completing SNP based genotyping, blood and urine biomarker measurements and linking these measurements to clinical phenotypes.


Working under the oversight of the principal investigator, the RS1 would work on completing molecular measurements in the laboratory. The RS1 will also assist with processing of primary human blood and urine specimens. In addition to experimental conduct, the RS1 will be responsible for onboarding other laboratory members with duties including managing experimental calendar, orienting staff and postdoctoral trainees to required laboratory trainings and ensuring timely completion and documentation of meeting these requirements. The RS1 will also be responsible for training postdoctoral trainees on specific techniques and procedures, ensuring laboratory compliance with certifications and tracking software and equipment contract renewals.

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