Associate Scientist - Cellular / Molecular Biology (m/f/d)

  • BS or MS in Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Immunology, or a related field
  • Preference will be given to candidatees with expertise in cell culture and molecular biology
  • BS +3 years of experience, MS +0 years of experience required to ensure that incumbent has necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to do the job
  • Conscientious scientist who will make substantial contributions to the conception and execution of research studies, within a highly collaborative environment, investigating fibrotic diseases
  • A primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to perform assays determining cytokine / chemokine levels, gene expression changes, and cell surface protein marker levels from preclinical studies from cells and tissue samples
  • Expertise in cell culture, cytokine release assays, mRNA isolation and assessment, flow cytometry and analysis of protein expression by Western Blot supporting MOA and target validation are key responsibilities for this position
  • He / She will develop and optimize new methods / techniques to generate reliable and reproducible data in a timely manner
  • Working closely with his / her supervisor this scientist will schedule and prioritize workload to manage several tasks simultaneously and identify / utilize resources outside of own group
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present data clearly and thoroughly in both one-on-one and group meetings
  • The candidate must be willing to work as part of a multidisciplinary research team in an exciting, fast-paced environment under the mentorship of a supervisor

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AbbVie Inc.
Lake County, Illinois [USA]