[Histonet] Job posting - North Chicago, IL

From:"Jackie M O'Connor"

This is a great opportunity!     Please direct inquiries to 
Abbott is committed to the discovery and development of innovative 
treatments to help patients in the fight against cancer. Abbott is at the 
forefront of cancer research in discovering and developing novel 
treatments that offer a new approach to cancer therapy.  Our strong 
pipeline includes signal transduction inhibitors as well as first in class 
agents that target angiogenesis, metastasis and resistance to apoptosis. 
Abbott’s oncology franchise extends beyond pharmaceutical research to 
provide a range of health care products, from supportive care products for 
pain management, to diagnostic tests for the detection of cancer.

Our expanding In Vivo Tumor Biology group and has an opening for a 
motivated individual who is dedicated to the discovery of new medicines 
for the treatment of cancer.  This team conducts cutting-edge research to 
characterize antibody and small molecule therapeutics from an array of 
oncology programs.  Our scientists are integral members of drug-discovery 
teams who interface with both internal and external biomarker, toxicology, 
proteomics and genomics groups to deliver novel and effective clinical 

Located in the Chicago, IL area, we have the following opening: 

Histology Associate
Individual will join a tumor biology team to conduct tissue processing, 
sectioning and staining procedures.  Requires either a BS degree in 
biology or Associate degree with 2-5 years histology experience. 
Experience with tissue collection and preparation for routine staining, 
tissue processing, embedding, sectioning (paraffin and cryostat), 
microscopy and experience with conducting established IHC stains (e.g. 
H&E, caspase, Ki67) as well as optimizing new antibodies,  are required. 
ASCP-HT certification and animal pharmacology experience are a plus. 
Strong organizational, record keeping and computer skills are essential. (
Job code 34469BR)

For more details on each position and consideration, please visit 
www.abbott.com.  Click the Career Center, Job Opportunities, Search 
Openings, Enter 34469BR listed into the Keyword field.

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