This job posting isn't available in all website languages

About AbbVie

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world.  For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.​

If grabbing a link is not working for you, simply copy the URL at the top of this page to share with your referrals.

Research & Development
1900238 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Senior Scientist I/II, CHO Cell Line Development position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 784 open jobs by clicking here.

Position will be hired based on level of experience.

  • PhD in Molecular Biology or related discipline with 0-5 years of relevant experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (or M.S. degree with 8-10+ years relevance experience, Bachelor’s Degree with 10-12+ years of experience).
  • Thorough practical and theoretical understanding of CHO cell line development to enable cGMP biotherapeutics manufactureing and associated areas of expertise (e.g., cell and molecular biology, gene editing, process development, recombinant protein production, protein characterization).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong scientific curiosity with a passion for problem-solving and optimization.
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task. Strong organizational, planning and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Skilled in using common software packages such as Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated success in coordinating and executing important projects to achieve business unit goals.
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.


  • Proven track record in one or more of the following: CHO cell engineering, gene editing such as gene knock-out/knock-in, homologous recombination, targeted integration, DDPCR, and cell line genetic characterization
  • Supervisory experience a strong plus
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 the 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

Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions
Copyright © 2018 AbbVie Inc. North Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A
Unless otherwise specified, all product names appearing in this internet site are trademarks owned by or licensed to AbbVie Inc., its subsidiaries or affiliates. No use of any AbbVie trademark, trade name, or trade dress in this site may be made without the prior written authorization of AbbVie Inc., except to identify the product or services of the company.