Join Our Team

Post-doctoral and research technician positions are now available in Translational Research at Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI). Come join our team in Seattle, and learn to apply cutting edge cellular analyses combined with big data approaches to the cure of autoimmune disease. Please send your CV and an introductory letter to

What will I work on?

Potential projects include determining the causes and consequences of reduced IL-2R signaling in T1D; determining cellular definition and stability of CD8 T cell exhaustion associated with response to therapy; determining immune, cellular and functional profiles of lymphocyte subsets involved in autoimmune disease progression and response to therapy and assessing immune responses in clinical trials.

Who will I work with?

Translational Immunology involves interdisciplinary teams, involving both core facilities and the laboratories of multiple Principal Investigators (PIs), including Drs. Alice Long, Jane Buckner, and Karen Cerosasetti. The Long lab works cross-functionally with the Human Immunophenotyping (HIP) Core.  Our website has more information on our core facilities and PIs.

What is BRI and why do I want to work there?

BRI is an internationally recognized medical research institute focused on finding cures for autoimmune and immune-mediated diseases. We stress excellence in advanced laboratory experimentation and carefully designed translational research programs. This offers our scientists the opportunity to directly impact the lives of people suffering from diseases including type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, allergies and asthma.

Who should apply?

We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated yet team-oriented individuals with an aptitude for learning and a desire to improve human health. The staff we are seeking will hold doctoral degrees in modern experimental immunology or a related field. Exposure to advanced flow cytometry and large data-sets or bioinformatics is preferred. 

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If this description fits you, please consider joining our team of translational immunologists, and become trained in the application of translational immunology approaches to autoimmune and immune-mediated diseases. You can apply for currently listed positions by clicking the link below. We also often have openings at many levels that have not yet been listed. To inquire, send your CV and an introductory letter to

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Benaroya Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.