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Scientist, Cellular Molecular Biology - Antibody Drug Conjugates

South San Francisco, California, US
Closing date
Oct 3, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
Since 2013, AbbVie has expanded its commitment to the San Francisco Bay Area with the consolidation of three Bay Area facilities to a new Bay Area headquarters in South San Francisco. AbbVie employees in the Bay Area drive AbbVie's research-based, innovation driven missions in healthcare. Specifically, Bay Area employees bring deep scientific expertise and commercial excellence to advance cancer care. Current oncology areas of focus include immuno-oncology, tumor targeting, tumor dependency and precision medicine. With facilities positioned in the heart of the biotechnology industry, we are able to collaborate with the best and brightest minds in oncology

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Cell/Molecular Biologist and a proven track record of accomplishments to join our growing cancer research organization. This scientist will be part of a team dedicated to discovering cancer targets, developing novel biologics including antibody drug conjugates and performing in depth biology characterization to understand drug mechanism of action and guide translational strategies. Applicants should have laboratory research experience and a strong desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role. Excellent communication and teamwork within a multi-disciplinary environment are essential.

Key Responsibilities:
Investigate, identify, develop, and optimize assays and cellular models for interrogation of oncology biology, and perform standard biochemical, cellular, and molecular techniques Generate reliable and reproducible data in a timely manner Interpret results and draw conclusions from own multistage experiments and suggest, design, and pursue relevant experiments that further project goals Understand relevant scientific literature and apply theoretical framework to solving problems Independently schedule and prioritize workload to manage several tasks simultaneously and identify / utilize resources outside of own group Efficiently organize and present scientific plans and data at project team meetings Work as part of a multidisciplinary research team in an exciting, fast-paced environment under the mentorship of a supervisor Prioritize and manage multiple research activities and possess a broad range of technical expertise and knowledge in cancer biology
  • Scientist I - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education with typically 5 years of experience, or Master's Degree or equivalent education with typically two years of experience.
  • Scientist II - 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.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge to carry out the job functions.
Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law: The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future. We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees. This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs. Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.
AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie's policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.

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