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Associate Scientist II -Translational and Transformational Immunology Discovery
Company: Abbvie
Location: Worcester, MA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 07/03/2021
Expire Date: 11/10/2021
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Science, Medical, Web Technology
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Associate Scientist II -Translational and Transformational Immunology Discovery
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Associate Scientist I/ II- Transformational and Translational Immunology Discovery

The Translational and Transformational Immunology Discovery Department at AbbVie Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA is committed to elucidating the underlying disease mechanisms and identifying new therapies that address the unmet need for patients.  We are seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented bench scientist to join our group to assist in developing and conducting assays that will help drive our pipeline. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and results oriented, with excellent communication skills and strong cell biology and functional expertise in mammalian cell culture, as well as general lab techniques.

The successful candidate will work both within the Translational and Transformational Immunology Discovery Department and as a member of cross-departmental interdisciplinary teams. They will be expected to perform and analyze assays independently with attention to detail to generate high quality and reproducible data.  

Desired Skills include one or more of the following: cell/tissue culture proficiency, ELISA, flow cytometry, cell-based assays, qPCR. Experience with culturing fibroblasts, osteoclast/blasts or assays related to cell migration, invasion or bone and cartilage are a plus.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Independently execute and analyze experiments used to identify and develop assays
  • Learn, understand and master new experimental techniques and help with technical transfer when necessary
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical skills
  • Deliver data according to time lines
  • Maintain effective organization and attention to detail


Basic Qualifications Include:

  • BS or equivalent with 0-3 years experience
  • Demonstrated ability to execute laboratory assays and analyze results
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and master laboratory techniques
  • Ability to multitask and work within time lines
  • Good communication skills

Key AbbVie 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 the 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.



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