AbbVie Bench Scientist (MSc) (m/w/d) – Biomarker discovery, Neuroscience Discovery in Ludwigshafen, Germany
Bench Scientist (MSc) (m/w/d) – Biomarker discovery, Neuroscience Discovery
Germany, Rhinland-Palatinate, Ludwigshafen
Research & Development
For the Molecular & Imaging Biomarker Group within Neuroscience Discovery we are seeking an experienced researcher for a Bench-Scientist (MSc) position. The accomplished scientist will make substantial contributions to the conception and execution of new therapeutic approaches to neurodegenerative diseases in a collaborative environment. A primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to discover and validate new biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases with a focus on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Experience with protein biochemistry, assay development, amyloid-protein misfolding and neurodegenerative diseases would be an asset.
Independently design, execute, analyze and interpret experiments to discover and validate new disease- or target-specific biomarkers for AbbVie’s drug-development programs for neurodegenerative diseases.
Identify emerging scientific and technological trends from internal and external resources, evaluate their impact and implement them into the biomarker development strategy.
Effectively compile and present scientific plans and data.
Collaborate with experts in other groups, cross-functionally (e.g. developmental sciences) and globally.
Education and Qualification:
MSc in biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, cell biology, pharmacology or related field preferably with 1-3 years of post-educational academic or industrial experience. Experience in biomarker discovery would be an advantage.
Experience in neurodegenerative diseases with a focus on neurodegeneration mechanisms and pathways would be desired.
Expertise in omics and multi-candidate approaches to enable biomarker discovery would be an advantage. Knowledge in systems biology, data-mining and computational biology aspects would be a further plus.
Motivation to work in a team of scientists and effectively work in a highly collaborative matrix environment.
Expertise in protein biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology. Background in assay development and validation would be beneficial.
High scientific rigor and commitment to provide robust, high-quality scientific results.
Excellent teamwork and interpersonal relationship skills.
Good communication and presentation skills and proficiency in English (written and oral).
A fantastic opportunity to work in in a world-class team.
A mentor who will assist you as coach and contact person.
A supportive environment that allows you to focus on your role and tailor your work to your individual needs, including flexible work models, multiple benefits, and comprehensive health and sports programs.
Attractive compensation and company benefits, including our excellent occupational health management system, which is one of the best in Germany.
We look forward to receiving your application. Please inform us about potential start date and salary expectations in your motivation letter.
Abbvie is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.
Learn more about AbbVie Deutschland at www.abbvie.de. Visit www.abbvie-care.de for more information about the therapeutic areas in which we’re active.
Job Type: Experienced