AbbVie Scientist II, Cellular/Molecular Biology in Worcester, Massachusetts


Abbvie has an opening for a Scientist I/II to support evaluation and characterization of therapeutic antibodies and biologic tools by biological assays in our Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA.

Job responsibilities: o The successful candidate will be proficient in carrying out cell-based assays for immunology and neuroscience projects. o Expertise in tissue and cell extraction techniques is required. o Expertise in utilizing ECL, ELISA, tissue culture is required. o Experience in developing and optimizing broad and versatile biochemical and molecular biology techniques is required. o Experience in receptor biology is preferred. o The ideal candidate should be a team player, self-motivated, and well organized.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or equivalent education with typically 7 or more years of experience or MS or equivalent education with typically 5 or more years of experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently design, execute and interpret critical experiments to answer scientific questions.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, understand and master new experimental techniques. Ability to multitask and work within timelines.
  • Demonstrated scientific writing skills and strong verbal communication skills. Key AbbVie Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of the team to enable higher

  • performance.
  • Learns fast, grasps the “essence” and can change the course quickly where indicated.
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.

Job Classification: Experienced
Primary Location: USA-Massachusetts-Worcester
Organization: Research & Development
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: No
Req ID: 1606322

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