AbbVie Associate Scientist/Scientist, Engineering in Lake County, Illinois

Associate Scientist/Scientist, Engineering

USA, Illinois, Lake County

Research & Development

Requisition #1804323

Investigate, identify, develop, and optimize new methods and techniques to generate reliable and reproducible data in a timely manner. Read and adapt scientific literature to accomplish assignments and demonstrate broad and versatile technical expertise within discipline.

Key Responsibilities Includes :

  • Independently design and conduct critical experiments that further project goals.

  • Implement and may innovate new experimental protocols/techniques.

  • Understand the goal and maintain a high proficiency in his/her projects as well as the overall program.

  • Interpret results and draw conclusions from own multistage experiments, note significant deviations, then suggest, design, and pursue relevant experiments.

  • Understand relevant scientific literature and apply theoretical framework to solving problems within scientific discipline in a timely manner.

  • Perform routine and complex tasks competently and independently and generate liable and consistent results.

  • Impact projects mostly through lab and/or pilot plant based activities.

  • Responsible for compliance with all applicable Corporate and Divisional policies and procedures.

  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds, GxP compliance, and animal care where applicable.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Education (or equivalent education) with typically 3+ years of experience, or Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering (or equivalent education) [with no additional experience].

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge to carry out the job functions.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent education with typically 5 years of experience, or Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent education with typically 2 years of experience.

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