Associate Scientist II/ Scientist I, Pharmacology

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Worcester, MA, US
Posted
Jan 08, 2019
Ref
1900124
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a motivated and creative scientist with a background in Immunology/pre-clinical Pharmacology to work in a cross-functional team environment. This person will work in drug discovery in multi-functional teams and delivery high quality data to advance pipeline programs.

Responsibilities:
  • Independently conduct experiments in pre-clinical animal models of immunological disease with a focus on gastrointestinal disorders
  • Troubleshoot/establish in vivo models of autoimmune disease
  • Engage colleagues in cross-functional scientific discussion, critically analyze and present experimental data to small and large groups
  • Use of electronic notebook to maintain records


Position will be hired based on level of experience.

  • BS/MS in Immunology, pharmacology, or related field with 3+ (BS), or 0+ (MS) years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrate innovation, strong problem solving, analytical skills and be a team player.
  • Competency in all aspects of rodent handling and treatment
  • IP, SC, PO, IV dosing of mice and rats
  • Understanding of data analysis software: excel, prism, powerpoint
  • Experience with models of intestinal inflammation is a plus
  • Strong communication, organizational and collaborative skills.


Preferred:

  • BS in Immunology, pharmacology, or related field with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • MS in Immunology, pharmacology, or related field with 3+ years of relevant experience


Key Leadership 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 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.
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.


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