AbbVie Associate Scientist I in Lake County, Illinois

Associate Scientist I

USA, Illinois, Lake County

Research & Development

Requisition #1805047

The Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics department has an opening for Associate Scientist I position in North Chicago, IL. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination and training of pre-analytical biomarker assays for clinical studies.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with teams acrossAbbVie sites to generate pre-analytical biomarker lab manuals

  • Train or assist in thetraining of clinical technicians in the processing of clinical samples

  • Participate in clinicalprotocol generation discussions

  • Use laboratory automationfor tissue homogenization, analytical standard prep, and sample processing


· B.S. degree in chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or bioanalysis.

· 0-3 years of relevant academic/pharmaceutical industry experience

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Proven ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.

· Experience using electronic laboratory notebook and Microsoft Excel.

· Maintain accurate, detailed, and up-to-date documentation.

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationshipswith peers and cross-functionally with partners outside of the team to enablehigher performance.

  • Learns fast, grasps the"essence" and can change course quickly where indicated.

  • Raises the bar and is neversatisfied with the status quo.

  • Creates a learningenvironment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.

  • Embraces the ideas ofothers, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.

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