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AbbVie Senior Scientist II, Oncology Biologics, Discovery in Redwood City, California

Senior Scientist II, Oncology Biologics, Discovery

USA, California, Redwood City

Research & Development

Requisition #1907853

Conceive and execute novel scientific research or development that achieves projects and area goals. Generate new scientific proposals and lead those efforts. Investigate, identify, develop, and optimize new methods and techniques. Act as a lead scientist in his/her area of expertise and critically evaluate relevant scientific and regulatory advances and integrate this knowledge into research or development programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for IO target identification and biological molecule development

  • Leading and executing scientific research of early stage immune oncology discovery programs

  • Ability to resolve key project hurdles with available information from literature and internal experts

  • Ability to generate scientific proposal and maintain a high level of productivity in the lab

  • Excellent skills in scientific writing for internal reports, external presentations and publications in peer-reviewed journals.

  • May mentor/supervise small group of scientists and evaluate the performance of those individuals if management skills demonstrated

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and typically 12 years of experience, Master’s Degree or equivalent education and typically 10 years of experience, PhD and typically 4 years of experience in the area of immunology or tumor biology.

  • Strong capability of doing multicolor flowcytometry analysis, proficiency in performing data clustering with different software and familiar with single cell related technology.

  • Excellent skills in conventional immune assays and capability of developing comprehensive culture models containing immune cells and tumor cells.

  • Experiences in using in vivo model to test IO therapeutics, such as syngeneic model, xenograft/PDX model, and NSG mouse model with human cell implanted.

  • Drug development experiences in fusion protein, monoclonal antibodies, bi-specific molecules and antibody drug conjugate will be a plus.

  • Effective writer and communicator of research or other regulatory materials.

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: M