AbbVie Senior Scientist II, Process Chemistry in Lake County, Illinois

Senior Scientist II, Process Chemistry

USA, Illinois, Lake County

Research & Development

Requisition #1803138

AbbVie is seeking a Senior Scientist to conduct chemical process research and development from pre-clinical through commercialization. The candidate will be based out of our North Chicago, IL laboratories.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Weseek a highly motivated scientist, with a proven track record of accomplishmentin the field of organic synthesis, to work in a multi-functional teamenvironment.

  • The candidate will be responsible for developing and executingsynthetic organic chemistry that provides practical access to potentialtherapies, which may include small molecules and/or antibody drug conjugates.

  • Theposition involves multi-disciplinary interactions with organic chemists, analyticalchemists, engineers, and solid state scientists.

Level and compensation will be commensurate with experience.


  • BSwith 10+ years of experience; MS with 8+ years of experience, or PhD with 0+years of experience.

  • Abroad range of functional expertise in modern synthetic organic chemistry,compound purification, spectral analysis/interpretation.

  • Anability to search the chemical literature and evaluate potential solutions tosynthetic problems.

  • Strongwritten and verbal communication skills.

  • Willingnessto work occasional nights and weekends, when necessary.

KeyLeadership Competencies :

  • Builds strong relationships withpeers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enablehigher performance.

  • 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,nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.

Equal OpportunityEmployer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled