1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 195808
Posting Date: 03/02/2022 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. 
Shift: First Shift 

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 Department of Pharmaceutics, part of the UW School of Pharmacy, has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist Engineer 2 to join our Targeted Long Acting Combination Anti-Retroviral Therapy (TLC-ART) Program.  This program contains11 collaborative projects that work in concert to find effective and safe long-acting therapies to treat HIV.

Primary duties for this position include the establishment, maintenance and
performance of research experiments related to the physical chemical studies of
lipid-drug/protein interactions for development of drug formulations for
testing in cells and animals.  The person in this position will work
collaboratively with a team of investigators with shared and evolving
responsibilities.  In addition to laboratory benchwork, this position will
require inventory control, mentorship of junior lab members, and regulatory compliance.

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.


  • BS in Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biophysics, Bioengineering or equivalent
  • 2 years research experience
  • Strong experimental design and analytical skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills 

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Experience with liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry for small molecule and lipid analysis
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture, viral assays, sterile technique and biosafety procedures
  • High collaborative spirit and positive attitude
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary
  • Flexibility and motivation to learn new skills and techniques 

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.


    Posted: 2021-09-09 Expires: 2022-06-03

    University of Washington

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