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Associate Scientist II/Scientist I - Investigative Toxicology & Pathology

Lake County, Illinois Req ID 2212516 Category Research and Development Division AbbVie

Purpose:

The primary functions of this position are conducting laboratory experiments and analysis in support of molecular toxicology studies.

Key responsibilities:

  • The candidate must be able to multi-task and collaborate successfully across other groups within R&D to identify optimal screening assays for early detection of toxicity liabilities
  • Support Preclinical Safety Toxicologists and Pathologists with key in vitro platforms for investigating molecular mechanisms of toxicity and enabling optimal selection of drug candidates.
  • Develop/characterize 2D and 3D in vitro platforms, focused on toxicology.
  • Produce/coordinate/present key data related to mechanisms of toxicity using in vitro assays or other methods as needed.
  • Analyze and interpret relevant molecular toxicology data in a timely manner and communicate data and interpretation to project stakeholders
  • Collaboratively transfer in vitro platforms and methods to/from other key groups within AbbVie as needed.

Can hire at Associate Scientist II or Scientist I level based on experience.


Qualifications:

  • BS in cell/molecular biology, Molecular toxicology/Pharmacology, biochemistry, or related field with 3+ years of experience or MS in cell/molecular biology, Molecular toxicology/Pharmacology, biochemistry, or related field.
  • Experience in basic cell culture and molecular biology (RNA, DNA, protein) endpoints
  • Good analytical skills and knowledge in data analysis, interpretation, report writing, and communication (both written and oral)
  • Practical knowledge of in vitro assay development and troubleshooting
  • Experience with molecular model characterization and imaging endpoint a plus
  • Knowledge of traditional scientific, statistical, and graphing software
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas:  gene expression profiling (e.g., RNA-seq, quantitative PCR), gene silencing (siRNA or shRNA), mitochondrial function assays, and/or complex in vitro models (MPS).
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time
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