Clinical Research Faculty Assistant/Associate Member

Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Requisition number
Center for Interventional Immunology
Location : City


The Benaroya Research Institute is offering an opportunity for an early career clinical scientist to join our Center for Interventional Immunology.  As a leader in immunology discovery and clinical research, the Benaroya Research Institute in Seattle, WA provides a unique environment for a physician investigator to focus on understanding the immune and metabolic causes and consequences of human autoimmunity and Type 1 diabetes.  We offer a superb training environment for early investigators.

The BRI faculty include outstanding NIH funded laboratory and clinically based investigators providing a robust scientific milieu and focused mentorship to facilitate the development of clinician scientists.  Our group has leadership roles in NIH sponsored programs such as Diabetes TrialNet and the Immune Tolerance Network providing networking opportunities for early career investigators.  Based in Seattle, we are in a robust research environment with established collaborations in teaching and/or research with the University of Washington, Fred Hutch Cancer Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute, and industry partners. For pediatricians, the position may include joint clinical appointments with Seattle Children’s Hospital.


The BRI Center for Interventional Immunology includes scientific and clinical investigators, providers, and a cadre of experienced clinical coordinators. Together, we conduct clinical trials designed to alter the type 1 diabetes disease process and clinical research investigations involving basic physiology studies and development and testing of biomarkers.    In addition, the program maintains a robust diabetes registry and repository for translational studies. The repository contains thousands of patient samples well characterized by genetic, immune and clinical parameters.


We are looking for a US licensed physician colleague who enjoys working in a collegial and supportive atmosphere with interest in pursuing an academic research career. Recent fellowship graduates as well as early investigators are encouraged to apply.


Minimum for Clinical Research Assistant Member: $150,000 per year
Minimum for Clinical Research Associate Member: $230,000 per year


  • Medical, dental, vision hardware insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts: health care, dependent care, commuter
  • Short and long-term disability and life and AD&D insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with matching funds after one year of employment
  • PTO: 13 holidays, three weeks of vacation and two weeks of sick leave per year
  • Employee assistance program
  • Educational assistance program
  • Subsidized bus pass
  • YMCA rebate and other fitness club discounts
  • Voluntary benefits, e.g., pet insurance, accident, critical illness, identify theft
  • See for benefit details 

About Us

Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) has a bold mission: Predict, prevent, reverse and cure immune system diseases, from autoimmune disease to cancer to COVID-19. We examine the immune system in both health and disease to understand how disorders start and how to rebalance the immune system back to health. Equipped with innovative tools and robust biorepositories, our team chips away at the biggest mysteries behind these conditions to work toward our vision of a healthy immune system for all. As an independent non-profit organization within Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, we collaborate with clinicians to accelerate the path from innovative lab discoveries to life-changing patient care.


At BRI, each role is valued and an important contributor to the vision and mission. BRI is committed to a safe, caring and diverse workplace; as well as to taking action to further our commitments to foster inclusion, equity and belonging so employees feel comfortable bringing their full selves to work. Consider making a difference, join our team. Because together, we are Powering Possibility.


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All 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. If you need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 206-342-6972 or email




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