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Illinois (IL), Lake County
Job Code:  1807422
Employer:  AbbVie
Category:  Research and Development
Job Type:  Full Time

Country:  United States
State:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Lake County


AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company that combines the focus and passion of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capabilities of a long-established pharmaceutical leader to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases.
Primary Job Function

AbbVie Oncology Discovery is seeking a highly motivated and skilled cell/molecular biologist with a proven track record of accomplishment to help advancing drug discovery programs. The candidate is expected to independently conceive and execute experimental strategies to identify/validate novel cancer targets, lead/support drug discovery programs, and to develop translational plans. Applicants should have extensive laboratory research experience and a desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role with a high level of experimental vigor and quality. Strong communication and teamwork skills are essential as the candidate is expected to operate in a fast-pace multi-discipline environment, interacting with diverse groups of experts within or outside of his/her scientific discipline. The ideal candidate must be able to prioritize and manage multiple research activities and possess a broad range of technical expertise and knowledge in cancer biology.level commensurate with experience


• BS, MS, or PhD or equivalent in cell/molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics/genomics, pharmacology, oncology or related field with 10+ (BS), 8+ (MS), 0+ (PhD)
• Impactful research experience demonstrated by high-quality publications, patents and/or presentations at national/international conferences is essential
• Broad technical proficiency in standard biochemical, cellular and molecular biology techniques is a must
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Previous experience in drug discovery, either in academic or industrial setting, is preferred but not required

• 2+ years of Post-Doctoral 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
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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