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AbbVie Scientist II/Sr. Scientist I (Bioanalysis & Biotransformation) in Lake County, Illinois

Scientist II/Sr. Scientist I (Bioanalysis & Biotransformation)

USA, Illinois, Lake County

1 additional location

USA, Illinois

Research & Development

Requisition #1903295

The Bioanalysis and Biotransformation Department at AbbVie has an opening for a Scientist II/Sr. Scientist I position in North Chicago, IL. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Lake County Bioanalysis Pre-analytics group.

The Pre-analytics group focuses on sample handling, extraction, and general logistics of in vivo samples. These samples are then transferred to the analytical group in a ready to analyze format.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Grow and develop directreports, including a focus on growth planning

  • Understand and drive theoperations and workflows for the pre-analytics group

  • Maintain scientific integrityand expand the group’s scientific knowledge

  • Ensure timely execution of taskswithin the group

Level will be based on education & years of experience

Basic Requirements:

  • B.S. (and 7+ years of experience) or M.S. (and 5+years of experiene) in analytical chemistry or related field required

  • Proven experience working withbiological materials and extraction of small molecules from matrices

  • Proven experience working inconjunction with a LC-MS group and thorough understanding of theirworkflow

  • Fundamental understanding of ITsystems, workflows, and robotics

  • Preferred - Understanding of ITworkflows, LIMS systems, and laboratory notebook

  • Preferred - Experience with managingor mentoring

  • Proven ability to work in a teamenvironment and an ability to collaborate successfully across other groupswithin R&D

  • Strong communication and presentationskills

  • Highly motivated and self-driven withthe flexibility to quickly adapt to different projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. (and 10+ years of experience) or M.S. (and 8+ years of experience) in analytical chemistry or related field required

  • PhD with 0-1+ years of experience will also be considered

KeyLeadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peersand cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higherperformance.

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

  • Raises the bar and is never satisfiedwith the status quo.

  • Creates a learning environment, opento suggestions and experimentation for improvement.

  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurturesinnovation and manages innovation to reality.

Additional Information

  • AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time