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AbbVie Scientist I/II, Conjugation Chemist in Worcester, Massachusetts

Scientist I/II, Conjugation Chemist

USA, Massachusetts, Worcester

Research & Development

Requisition #1902611

AbbVie Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA has an opening for a Scientist I/II in Discovery to conduct pre-clinical research and development in the area of antibody drug conjugates (ADCs).

KeyResponsibilities Include:

  • Synthesis,purification and characterization of ADCs on mg to gram scale under minimalsupervision.

  • Optimizationand validation of conjugation protocols and formulation buffers.

  • Optimizationof automated techniques for ADC synthesis and purification.

Position will be hired based on level of experience.

  • BS or MS degree with 5-8+ (BS) or 2-5+ (MS) years of experience in Analytical Chemistry,Biochemistry,Chemistry or other relevant discipline.

  • Knowledgeand experience in laboratory scale protein purification, employing HydrophobicInteraction Chromatography (HIC), Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC), Ion-Exchange(IEX), mixed mode chromatography and affinity chromatography. Experience withGE AKTA FPLC and unicorn software preferred.

  • Previousexperience in the discovery and development of Antibody-Drug Conjugates,including hands-on experience with the conjugation and purification process is desired.

  • Handon experience in analytical techniques including HIC-HPLC, SEC, IEX, RP-HPLC,and capillary electrophoresis (e.g. reduced and non-reduced CE-SDS, icIEF).

  • Thisposition requires an individual who is self-motivated, enthusiastic,hard-working, detail-oriented, with demonstrated problem solving skills who isable to work in a fast-paced team environment. High-quality written and oralcommunication skills and the ability to excel in a collaborative environmentare essential.

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: Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time