AbbVie Senior Scientist, In Vitro Biology in Lake County, Illinois

Senior Scientist, In Vitro Biology

USA, Illinois, Lake County

New

1 additional location

USA, Illinois

Research & Development

Requisition #1901949

We seek a highly motivated scientist with a proven track record of accomplishment in the field of cell biology/biochemistry to join a team dedicated to the identification and validation of novel targets related to diseases of aging. The incumbent will be responsible for driving innovation and executing a variety of cell biology, biochemical and genetic approaches including recombinant and primary cell culture, analysis of protein expression by Western blotting and ELISA, cell-based application of CRISPR technology, and microscopy to support multiple projects throughout AbbVie. Applicants should have extensive laboratory research experience and a desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role. Strong communication and teamwork skills are essential as the candidate is expected to operate in a fast-pace multi-disciplinary environment, interacting with diverse groups of experts within or outside of his/her scientific discipline.

Key Leadership Competencies:

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

  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change 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

The position grade level will be filled commensurate with experience.

Basic:

  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Cell/Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or related field

  • 10+ years (BS), 8+ years (MS), or 0+ (PhD) years post-graduate experience in early drug discovery

  • Record of scientific achievement (i.e.strong publication and/or patent record) and proficiency in standard biochemical, cellular and molecular techniques.

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, matrix-based team environment and strong written and oral communication skills are essential.

  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical drug discovery is preferred but not required.

Key Leadership Competencies:

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

  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change 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

Additional Information

  • AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: 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.

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time