Senior Scientist II/III, Immunology Target Discovery

Cambridge, MA, US
Sep 29, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie Immunology is expanding its early discovery at Cambridge, Massachusetts. This new research group will focus on identifying new targets for the treatment of autoimmune and chronic inflammation diseases through computational analysis of human disease tissue derived datasets, and validating targets using in vitro and in vivo experimental approaches. We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated individual to partner with Immunology at Abbvie to work on generating and integrating genetic, genomic and proteomic data into an understanding of the pathophysiology of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders, with the ultimate goal of designing new medicines for patients with these diseases. This position requires passion, attention to details, hands-on experience and teamwork.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • To design and execute genetic, genomic and proteomic experiments focused on autoimmune and inflammatory diseases using animal disease models and human disease samples.
  • To coordinate work between immunologists and bioinformatics teams to identify new potential drug targets for the development of new medications using internal and external data from collaborators and large human databases and sample repositories.
  • Maintaining accurate and well-organized records and laboratory notebooks.
  • Development of protocols, study reports and data presentations to team members and senior managers.

Position will be hired based on level of experience.

  • BS, MS, or PhD or equivalent education with a minimum of 12-14+ (BS), 10-12+ (MS) or 4-6+ (PhD) years of post-doctoral or industry experience.
  • Understanding in Biological Sciences or in a related discipline, preferably Immunology, with hands-on experience of working in a laboratory.
  • Experience with bioinformatics including experience with analysis of genetic, genomic and/or proteomic data from animal and/or human cells and tissues.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be a quick-learner and be a team-player.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled