Careers

Join a team of committed, enthusiastic scientists devoted to making the most effective, life-saving cell therapy products in the world.

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Working With Us

As a part of Universal Cells, you will have the opportunity to grow your career at a cutting-edge biotech company located in Seattle.

  • We strive for excellence and high standards, with rigorous science at the core of our work.
  • We cultivate focus, speed and efficiency and pride ourselves on, fairness, mutual respect and accountability.
  • We nurture a positive, fun work environment, where collaborative teamwork and open communication are appreciated and fostered.

Benefits & Rewards

  • Competitive Pay & Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time
  • Paid Volunteer Time-Off
  • 401(k) Savings with Company Match and Annual Contribution
  • Financial Wellness Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Stocked Breakroom
  • State of the art facility upgrade in 2020

Working in Seattle

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Current Job Openings

  • Sr. Research Associate, Gene Editing, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Senior Research Associate position is to work with pluripotent stem cells to perform gene editing, differentiation, and functional characterization. This position will work primarily in a laboratory setting in collaboration with other Scientists and Research Associates.

    Sep 20, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Research Associate II/Sr. Research Associate, Core Technologies, Vector Production, R&D

    The primary purpose of Research Associates working in Analytics (RA II and Senior RA) for our Core Technologies Department is to support the molecular engineering of our gene edited Universal Donor Cells. They will work as a key team member on a fast-paced team to assist with Adeno-Associated Virus production and the development and execution of molecular assays to characterize our proprietary gene edited cells.

    Sep 20, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Research Associate II, In Vivo, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Research Associate II is to perform in vivo studies supporting the development of novel stem cell derived cellular therapies. This position will work primarily in a laboratory setting with Scientist and R&D teams.

    Sep 20, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Research Associate I, Cell Editing, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Research Associate I for Cell Editing is to support the generation of clinical-grade, gene-edited Universal Donor Cells in a controlled manufacturing environment. This entry-level Research Associate role will work as part of a team planning and executing all aspects of gene-editing and engineering of pluripotent stem cells. This position will be provided training to perform all required fundamental skills to include record keeping, aseptic technique/cell culture, general lab operations, equipment use and maintenance, and some troubleshooting. Will assist with basic laboratory operations, and will keep appropriate documentation, including lab notebooks, batch documentation and experimental summaries. May assist in preparing controlled documents and data summaries.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Scientist I, Process Development, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Scientist I is to work as part of a team in planning and executing experiments to evaluate all aspects of culturing, gene-editing, and characterization processes of pluripotent stem cells. This Scientist will play a key role in the development of programs and assays to support the generation of clinical-grade, gene-edited Universal Donor Cells. This position will also be cross-trained in Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Documentation Practices and will support the Cell Editing team as needed.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Scientist I, Core Technologies, Analytics, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Scientist I, Analytics for our Core Technologies Department is to contribute to the further molecular engineering of our gene edited Universal Donor Cells. This scientist will play a key role in the development of molecular and cellular assays to characterize our proprietary Universal Donor Cells.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Research Associate II/Sr. Research Associate Core Technologies, Analytics, R&D

    The primary purpose of Research Associates working in Analytics (RA II and Senior RA) for our Core Technologies Department is to support the molecular engineering of our gene edited Universal Donor Cells. They will work as a key member on a fast-paced team to develop molecular and cellular assays to characterize our proprietary Universal Donor Cells.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Project Manager, Science Programs, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Scientific Programs, Project Manager will provide critical project management support and interface with internal teams and Chief Science Officer. The Scientific Programs, PM will serve as a technical subject matter expert (SME) to ensure that timelines are met, that project status, deliverables and roadblocks are captured/communicated and will provide strategic coordination for all aspects of ongoing research related activity.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Research Associate I, Gene Editing, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Research Associate I position is to assist with gene editing of pluripotent stem cells. This position will work primarily in a laboratory setting in collaboration with other Scientists and Research Associates.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Scientist I, Gene Editing, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Scientist I position is to provide scientific expertise towards AAV-mediated gene editing in pluripotent stem cells. This position will work with a Research Associate to oversee editing experiments to confer novel, targeted immune functions to our Universal Donor Cell.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Research Associate II, Cell Editing, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Research Associate II for Cell Editing is to support the generation of clinical-grade, gene-edited Universal Donor Cells in a controlled manufacturing environment. The Cell Editing Research Associate II will work as part of a team evaluating, planning, and executing all aspects of gene-editing and engineering of pluripotent stem cells. This position follows routine procedures, utilizes solid technical knowledge, understands administrative operations, and general troubleshooting. Will assist with complex laboratory operations and generate content for various documents and reports. Will be able to execute protocols with minimal guidance and will have the ability to summarize results with supervisory guidance.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Environmental Health & Safety Manager

    The primary purpose of the Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Manager is to direct the development, implementation, and maintenance of comprehensive environmental, safety and health programs for the facility. The EHS Manager provides the leadership, direction and support necessary to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations; standards to meet or exceed relevant internal and external safety & environmental standards; in a manner consistent with sound business practice. The EH&S Manager must possess the ability to develop and maintain relationships with all levels within the organization to include all employees at the site level. The EH&S Manager needs to be able to indirectly lead change across all departments.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • Director, NK Cells Program Expansion, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Director of Natural Killer (NK) Cells Program Expansion will be the implementation of NK Cell production for the Universal Cells NK cell therapy program. This position will provide subject matter expertise and insight into the development, differentiation, and scale-up of Natural Killer cells manufacturing, related to universal donor NK cells derived from pluripotent stem cells. This position will develop and ensure timelines and quality standards are met; will play an integral role in troubleshooting technical production issues; inspire and develop team members to excel; and will be accountable for meeting deliverables for NK Cells production.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

  • QA Associate II, R&D

    The primary purpose of the Quality Systems Associate II is to develop, author, review and approve Standard Operating Procedures, Batch Records, Forms, Templates, Process Support Documentation & Training Materials. This position will have opportunities to integrate compliance initiatives cross-functionally, provide ownership for internal processes and identify areas for quality improvements.

    Oct 15, 2020 | Description and Application

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