Careers

If you are interested in working in a dynamic biotechnology environment that is challenging, rewarding and a source of personal pride and growth, we're interested in hearing from you! Pacific Biomarkers is located in Seattle, surrounded by mountains, forests and waterways of the Pacific Northwest.

Employment Package

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • Life Insurance, AD&D
  • Two weeks paid vacation
  • Ten days paid holidays
  • STD (Short Term Disability) benefits
  • Casual working environment
  • Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k Plan
  • Central Location in Seattle

Apply To:

Pacific Biomarkers
Human Resources
645 Elliott Ave W, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98119
OR e-mail resume to:
Careers@pacbio.com



Accepting Resumes For The Following Positions:

Director Research & Development (DRD)Click to Expand

The Director of Research & Development (DRD) is responsible for organizing and managing the personnel, projects, and activities assigned to the R&D section of the laboratory. The DRD implements plans needed to ensure that the available R&D laboratory resources affect superior laboratory analyses in a highly efficient and productive environment. The DRD must, in consultation with the Chief Scientific Officer, develop procedures to ensure that sound scientific principles form the foundation for laboratory operations, and in consultation with the QA Manager, provide leadership in meeting established quality goals and regulatory standards. The primary role of the R&D section is to develop, validate, transfer, implement and operationally transition new tests added to the Company's test menu. This will involve a great deal of assay development expertise and collaborative communication within and across other departments. The DRD must have in-depth experience with developing de-novo immunoassays including high-level assay troubleshooting skills. The DRD must participate with the supervisory team in developing the plans used in the R&D laboratory section. The DRD will also participate in discussions regarding the scientific and strategic direction of the organization. At times sample testing may be required to be performed by R&D for specific clients. The DRD is required to serve as a resource to the Business Development group supporting client inquiries, leading scientific discussions and providing technical insights.

Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility is to provide leadership in choosing the best practices in the R&D laboratory
  • Maintain a reliable assay validation tracking system based on the most updated information on contracts and anticipated work
  • Regularly review all laboratory-operating procedures, direct and approve updates, and/or delegate this task as appropriate
  • Positively represent the Pacific Biomarkers laboratory to clients, vendors, auditors, investors, news media, and other outside organizations
  • Communicates effectively with other Pacific Biomarkers executives, managers and lab staff to facilitate the successful performance of laboratory work in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization
  • Review and respond to relevant quality assurance reports, including protocol and procedural deviations, CAPAs, audit findings and trends in QC data that are identified
  • Remain informed and current with regulatory guidelines associated with: CAP, CLIA, New York State, CLSI, GLP and GCP
  • Ensures that R&D employees are provided proper resources to maintain current competencies as well as ongoing training to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Provide direction for changes needed to reduce laboratory production costs
  • Assist business development staff by creating technical presentations for sales & marketing
  • Contact potential clients at the request of the Business Development department
  • Serve as Study Director as described in 21 CFR Part 58 section 58.33
  • Observe all Pacific Biomarkers health and safety rules and apply the principles of accident prevention to day-to-day activities

Knowledge & Skills

  • Provide scientific writing and communication for presentations, reports and scientific publications
  • Have in-depth knowledge of the CAP, CLIA, CLSI and bioanalytical guidelines
  • Have in-depth experience with developing de-novo immunoassays including high level troubleshooting skills
  • Write, assist in writing, or approve laboratory documents, including standard operating procedures and forms
  • Be familiar with developments in laboratory technology and request new or updated instruments when appropriate and aligned with overall Company strategy
  • Provide scientific writing and communication skills for presentations, reports and scientific publications
  • Ability to build high-performing multicultural teams
  • Ability to foster strong relationships with strategic partners, collaborators, internal cross-functional teams, and scientific advisors

Education and Experience

  • MD and/or PhD with training in clinical laboratory science
  • Professional certification in clinical laboratory science desired
  • Broad knowledge of health and clinical sciences with several years experience in similar industry
  • Experience in diagnostic laboratory environment and/or diagnostic or CRO industries
  • Research training, and demonstrated scientific and research expertise, preferably in a specialty complementary to Pacific Biomarkers' areas of expertise
  • Financial and personnel administrative competence
Sr. Project ManagerClick to Expand

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must have professional experience working as a Project Manager for at least six years, preferably with clinical trial operations
  • Must possess good written and interpersonal communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team
  • Must be extremely detail oriented, well organized and committed to maintaining rigorous documentation standards
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (especially Word, Powerpoint and Excel)
  • Previous experience in a clinical or research laboratory and familiarity with Laboratory Information Systems a plus
  • Lead or supervisory experience desirable

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; life or medical sciences preferred
  • Certification in project management and clinical trials desirable

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the successful conduct of assigned projects including the on time provision of client deliverables
  • Communicate the needs of the client or study to the appropriate PacBio department and serve as liaison between client and PacBio
  • Prepare study plans, central lab materials and documents, and sample analysis reports
  • Project and monitor study revenue and other study metrics
Project Management SupervisorClick to Expand

The Project Management Supervisor with provide department leadership for the team responsible for coordinating and facilitating sponsor's clinical trials within the context of the laboratory services provided by PB. The selected candidate will be a motivated problem-solver with good organization, communication and documentation skills.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience working as a Project Manager in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
  • Familiarity with clinical trials required; experience in a clinical trials laboratory and familiarity with Laboratory Information Systems a plus
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills; previous supervisory/lead experience required
  • Must possess good written and interpersonal communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team
  • Must be extremely detail oriented, well organized and committed to maintaining rigorous documentation standards
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (especially Word, Powerpoint and Excel)

Education

  • Bachelor's degree required; life or medical sciences preferred. Certification in project management and clinical trials desirable

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for Project Management staff (Project Managers/Coordinators/Assistants)
    • Serves as a resource for more PM staff
    • Represents PM at interdepartmental meetings
    • Facilitates staff training and development
    • Lead department process improvement efforts
  • Manage projects as assigned (i.e. supervisor will have assigned studies)
    • Responsible for the successful conduct of assigned projects including the on time provision of client deliverables
    • Communicate the needs of the client/study to the appropriate PB department and serve as liaison between client and PB
    • Prepare study plans, lab manuals and sample analysis reports as applicable
    • Project and monitor study revenue and other study metrics
Project ManagerClick to Expand

The Project Manager's role is to coordinate and facilitate a sponsor's clinical trial within the context of the laboratory services provided by PB. The selected candidate will be a motivated problem-solver with good organization, communication and documentation skills.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must have professional experience (3-5 years) working as a Project Coordinator/Manager preferably in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry or other medical/scientific field; PM with 5+ years experience may be considered for Senior Project Manager
  • Familiarity with clinical trial operations preferred; experience in a clinical or research laboratory and familiarity with Laboratory Information Systems a plus
  • Must possess good written and interpersonal communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team
  • Must be extremely detail oriented, well organized and committed to maintaining rigorous documentation standards
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (especially Word, Powerpoint and Excel)

Education

  • Bachelor's degree required; life or medical sciences preferred. Certification in project management and clinical trials desirable

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the successful conduct of assigned projects including the on time provision of client deliverables
  • Communicate the needs of the client or study to the appropriate PB department and serve as liaison between client and PB
  • Prepare study plans, lab manuals and sample analysis reports as applicable
  • Project and monitor study revenue and other study metrics
Materials and Inventory CoordinatorClick to Expand

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must have MS Office experience.
  • Experience in medical lab and knowledge of clinical trials preferred.
  • Two-Three years’ experience directly related to inventory.
  • Shipping and Receiving/logistics experience .
  • Material requirements and ordering responsibilities.
  • Computer literate, Strong Excel required.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instruction and procedures, organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written
  • Must be able to multi task and work in a fast paced environment.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biological or Physical science preferred, High School Diploma or equivalent with some technical training required.

Responsibilities

The MIC specialist position is responsible for supply functions related to inventory, ordering, distribution & storage of testing supplies. Studies, interprets, and converts intermediate-term project requirements, materials availability, and capacity into purchasing forecasts and adjustable inventory needs. Maintains inventory replenishment systems, communicating frequently with suppliers to verify adequate levels and ability to respond to urgent requests. Subscribes to a just-in-time approach to replenishing inventory. This positions prepares reports summarizing process-related information such as stock levels, turnover, inventory overages, expiration dates, and shortages, etc. Experience in medical lab and knowledge of clinical trials preferred.
Must have MS Office exp. Great Plains exp a plus.

Research Associate II/IIIClick to Expand

Experience & Qualifications

  • Prefer minimum of two years research or clinical laboratory experience with biochemistry techniques; extensive ELISA experience: two years experience with high volume testing with emphasis on autochemistry analyzers.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and editing multipoint nonlinear calibration curves. Excellent pipeting technique under high volume conditions is essential.
  • Experience with assays optimization and validation is desired.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office products, Excel and Word.
  • Possess good communication and writing skills and able to work effectively in a team when performing assays.
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized and committed to mastering rigorous documentation standards related to GLP standards and pharmaceutical clinical trials.
  • Must have excellent multitasking skills due to the complexity and variety of projects ongoing in each department.

Education

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, Chemistry, Biology or related science. At least 2 years of experience in a clinical or bio-analytical laboratory setting preferred.

Responsibilities

Perform immunogenicity or clinical chemistry testing in a reference laboratory that provides testing support to clinical trials. Testing methods utilized are complex, problematic and produced in high volume. The procedural steps are performed by a team in a fast paced environment and documented using GLP practices. Results are reported through an LIS designed for clinical trials. Excellent multi-tasking skills are required to cope with the execution of multiple test methods simultaneously.

Research Associate I or IIClick to Expand

Experience & Qualifications

  • Prefer minimum of one year research or clinical laboratory experience with biochemistry techniques; extensive ELISA experience: one year experience with high volume testing with an emphasis on autochemistry analyzers.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and editing multipoint nonlinear calibration curves. Excellent pipeting technique under high volume conditions is essential.
  • Experience with assays optimization and validation is desired.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office products, Excel and Word.
  • Possess good communication and writing skills and able to work effectively in a team when performing assays.
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized and committed to mastering rigorous documentation standards related to GLP standards and pharmaceutical clinical trials.
  • Must have excellent multitasking skills due to the complexity and variety of projects ongoing in each department.

Education

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, Chemistry, Biology or related science. At least 2 years of experience in a clinical or bio-analytical laboratory setting preferred.

Responsibilities

Perform clinical chemistry testing in a reference laboratory that provides testing support to clinical trials. Testing methods utilized are complex, problematic and produced in high volume. The procedural steps are performed by a team in a fast paced environment and documented using GLP practices. Results are reported through an LIS designed for clinical trials. Excellent multi-tasking skills are required to cope with the execution of multiple test methods simultaneously.



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