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North Chicago, Illinois
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13 Sep 2020

Client is seeking a highly motivated scientist to join the protein biochemistry group. This growing team's core responsibility is to expression, purify and characterize challenging proteins in support of crystallography, fragment discovery and high throughput biochemical screening. The applicant must have strong hands on laboratory skills in protein purification and characterization for a diverse set of protein classes. Experience with protein characterization techniques such as thermal stability, SDS-PAGE analysis, Western blotting, chromatography and ITC is preferred. Strong experimental design and troubleshooting skills are also required. Additional experience in molecular biology and/or cell culture would be considered beneficial. The applicant must have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as be able to effectively work as part of a dynamic and diverse team. Careful documentation of experimental practices and results will be required.
This position will support small molecule drug development within Abbvie's discovery organization. We look forward to welcoming a new team member to help us prosecute novel and challenging protein targets.

Job Requirements:

• BS or MS in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology or related field
• Excellent protein purification and characterization skills
• Ability to troubleshoot and work independently
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Good understanding of biophysical protein methods
• Molecular biology or cell culture experience
Key Leadership Competencies:
• Build strong relationships with peers and across groups to enable higher performance
• Agilely adapt to new targets and methods
• Be a strong team member and better the group as a whole

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  • Job Reference: 173890424-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Spectraforce Technologies Inc
  • Location: North Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent