AbbVie Associate Scientist II/Scientist I, Bioanalytical Assay Development in Redwood City, California
Associate Scientist II/Scientist I, Bioanalytical Assay Development
USA, California, Redwood City
Research & Development
Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products — Imbruvica®, Venclexta™, and Empliciti™ — and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in nearly 200 clinical trials in 19 different types of cancer.
AbbVie is expanding its oncology hub on the West Coast, with three sites in the San Francisco Bay Area (Redwood City, South San Francisco, and Sunnyvale) focused on the discovery and development of novel oncology therapies. More than 1,000 AbbVie scientists, clinicians, and product developers with strong entrepreneurial roots work across these three sites. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments.
The DMPK-BA department at AbbVie Biotherapeutics Inc in Redwood City, CA is looking for an Associate Scientist II or Scientist I.
Key responsibilities include:
Develop and generate assay methods for PK, immunogenicity and biomarker assays, perform assay trouble-shooting and validation experiments.
Capable to choose and use common ligand binding immunoassay platforms such as ELISA, ECL MSD, Luminex, and cell-based ligand binding assays and functional assays.
Handle shipping and receiving of biological samples, maintain and document shipment receipt and sample condition records; Assist sample management to perform sample discrepancy resolution duties for clinical study samples.
Perform and ensure analytical work in compliance with applicable regulations with good documentation practice.
Use computer skills to compile and analyze assay results, and present at group meetings
B.S. in Biology or biochemistry with 5+ years relevant experience, or M.S.with 2+ years relevant experience required
Immunology knowledge and background preferred
Experience in working under GLP/GCP regulation environment preferred
Experience in high sensitivity LBA platforms and lab automation a plus
High energy, self-driven, and a quick leaner
Key leadership Competencies:
Build strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of group for higher performance
Learn fast, grasps the “key” and change the course quickly when needed
Open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
Take true ownership of projects, and act professionally
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled