Scientist, Immunology - Immune Cell Signaling & Molecular Biology
Posted on Feb 12, 2019 by AbbVie
- Perform mammalian cell culture and independently develop, run, analyze and troubleshoot in vitro assays, such as ELISA, western blot, FACs & cell-based activity assays.
- Use developed in vitro assays to validate and characterize novel therapeutic proteins
- Demonstrate innovation and strong problem solving, analytical skills and be a team player.
- Work collaboratively with matrixed project teams and members of the Global Biologics Group to drive innovation and deliver novel therapies for patients
- Develop productive collaborations and communication with other groups across therapeutic areas
- Timely documentation of experiments and activities in electronic archive systems
- Engage colleagues in cross-disciplinary scientific discussion, present scientific data to internal and external audiences and publish research in peer-reviewed journals
Position will be hired based on level of experience.
- BS in Immunology, molecular biology, or related field with at 5-7+ years of relevant experience or MS with 2-5+ years of experience
- Extensive expertise in mammalian cell culture/transfection and in vitro analytical techniques for protein characterization (such as ELISA, western blot, FACs & cell-based activity assays) is required
- Experienced in cell isolation and culture of primary immune cells (dendritic cells, macrophages and T cells) is required
- Proficiency in a wide range of molecular biology and immunology techniques (Molecular cloning, RNA isolation, c-DNA synthesis, qPCR, proliferation/cytotoxicity assays)
- Experience in extracellular matrix biology in mammalian systems is a plus
- Experience with in vivo rodent models (IBD, CIA, xenograft) is a plus
- Strong communication and organization skills, especially the ability to work across multiple scientific disciplines and functions
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled