AbbVie Associate Scientist II/Scientist I, In Vivo Pharmacology Neuroscience in Cambridge, Massachusetts
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter at https://twitter.com/abbvie , Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AbbVieGlobal , Instagram , YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/AbbVie and LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/abbvie .
Key Responsibilities Include:
Working closely with pharmacology team members to help design and independently execute in vivo experiments to support drug discovery efforts including target identification, target validation and efficacy of novel molecules.
Developing new technologies and methods to understand disease pathophysiology and target biology.
Responsible for implementation of in vivo studies and data collection and presentation of results as needed.
Position will be hired based on level of experience.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education with typically 2-5+ years of experience, or 0-2+ Master’s Degree or equivalent education.
The candidate must have hands on experience conducting in vivo studies and should be skilled in dosing (e.g. -IV, IP, SC, RO) and rodent necropsy techniques.
Experience with rodent surgery, including stereotaxic surgery/ injections, highly preferable, but not required.
Experience working with transgenic models of neurodegenerative disease is a bonus.
Ability to conduct studies under minimal supervision is required, with independent work expected on daily tasks.
Strong organizational skills that enable multitasking and working within timelines required.
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to work across functions and across sites.
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