Associate Scientist II/Scientist I, Molecular Pathology - South San Francisco, CA | Biospace
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Associate Scientist II/Scientist I, Molecular Pathology

AbbVie Stemcentrx

South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

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
cancertreatments.This position is based at Stemcentrx,
AbbVie’s South San Francisco, CA location.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work within the
Molecular Pathology Group to perform histology based techniques and develop
slide-based assays.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Histology based techniques such as the preparation of
    Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) tissues: trimming, processing, embedding
    and sectioning of human and non-human animal tissues
  • Develop slide based assays such as immunohistochemistry and
    in situ hybridization



Associate Scientist II:Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent education, with typically 3 or more years’ experience or Master’s Degree or equivalent education

Scientist I:Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education with typically 5 years of experience, or Master’s Degree or equivalent education with typically two years of experience.

  • Experience with tissue-based techniques and assays such as histology, immunohistochemistry and in-situ hybridization
  • Understanding of human and non-human histology
  • Ability to design experiments, analyze and interpret data and communicate results independently
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required; must be able to multi-task and participate in highly effective teams
  • Strong motivation, attention to detail, and ability to think independently and fully integrate into a high achieving team environment