Sr. Scientist I/II, Biologics Drug Biology

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Employer
AbbVie
Location
Worcester County, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 10, 2021
Ref
2079481147
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter (https://twitter.com/abbvie) , Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/AbbVieGlobal) , Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/abbvie/?hl=en) , YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/AbbVie) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/abbvie) .
Abbvie is seeking an experienced, highly motivated, lab-based Senior Scientist with expertise working with biologics engineering and characterization to join the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) group in Drug Discovery Science and Technology Department. The successful candidate will independently design and implement experiments to validate BBB target, screen biologics in in vitro assays, and investigate biologics drug biology. The successful candidate will participate in matrixed project teams and will interface closely with members of other biologics groups and with neuroscience therapeutic area colleagues to design, screen and optimize innovative biologics.
Key Responsibilities:
- Develop and execute in vitro binding and functional assays and utilize versatile systems including FACS and imaging for screening and characterization of biologics
- Design, engineer, produce and characterize bispecific antibodies
- Demonstrate scientific initiative by investigating new ideas or technologies
- Conceive and implement experiments to validate targets, address scientific questions, and drive project advancement.
- Built strong relationship with interdisciplinary functional and therapeutic areas and develop productive collaborations and communications with partners
- Maintain accurate and timely records of research and project activity in electronic notebook
Qualifications
Requirements:
- PhD (0-4+ years), M.S. (8-10+ years), or B.S. (10-12+ years) in molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, or related field with relevant academic/pharmaceutical industry experience
- Expertise in standard molecular / cellular biology and biochemistry techniques
- Expertise in developing in vitro cell-based assays for characterization of biologics.
- Expertise in protein engineering including design, production, and characterization.
- Outstanding organizational and critical thinking skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to work across functions and across sites,
- Established record of independent and innovative research as evidenced by publications and presentations.
- Knowledge and experience in biologics drug discovery is a plus
Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
M
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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