Job Description

Reference # : 18-00446Title : Biologist III
Location : Abbott Park, IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 03/26/2018 / 04/09/2019
Bachelors Degree in Biology ? focus in a discipline 5+ years experience. Masters Degree in specified area of discipline and familiarity with techniques associated with that area. (Micro- Aseptic techniques, cell culture, cell plating and staining / Molecular- Assays, blotting, PCR, PAGE, electrophoresis). Ability to present findings to a group. Strong GMP / GLP OT Required - 08/04 kills and strong documentation skills.

Start date asap.
The Oncology Discovery group has an opportunity available for a skilled Scientist, in vitro molecular biologist/cell biologist/biochemist who will make contributions to the progression of oncology drug discovery programs in a collaborative environment.
The successful candidate will be a member of a cancer biology team focused on delivering quality drug candidates for therapeutic targets.
Responsibilities will include biochemical and cellular assay development, routine cellular/biochemical assays to enable SAR studies, cell signaling and mechanism of action studies, cell line engineering, compound preparation and handling, assay troubleshooting, data analysis and data reporting.
Excellent teamwork and communication skills and adherence to good laboratory conduct, documentation practices and safety guidelines are essential.

MUST have at least 3 yrs post academic/industry research experience.
Cancer biology and/or drug discovery experience a plus. Having fundamental understanding of molecular/cellular biology principles and experience with mammalian cell culture are essential.
Detailed working knowledge of the molecular approaches routinely applied to cellular biology studies (e.g. FACS, ELISA, Western blotting, cloning, cellular phenotyping, etc) strongly preferred.
Ability to independently conduct and interpret experiments, prepare reports, present information to colleagues, and effectively function in a goal-oriented team environment.

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