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AbbVie Principal Research Scientist II in North Chicago, Illinois

Principal Research Scientist II

USA, Illinois, Lake County

New

Research & Development

Requisition #2000047

Direct research and/or project activities and professional development of a group of scientists supporting Combination Products by effectively mentoring, guiding and/or supervising personnel. Independently conceive, execute and communicate novel multi-disciplinary research/development and industrialization strategies that achieve project and area goals. Serve as a lead scientist on his/her own project and supply scientific insights into multiple projects.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Effectively function as a principal investigator, generating technical ideas and research/development and industrialization strategies.

  • Demonstrate out of the box' thinking to solve problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.

  • Independently responsible for project science with a focus on autoinjectors and on-body delivery systems on one or more project teams.

  • Author and maintain design controls for ongoing projects

  • Make significant contributions to project team through lab based, or other work environments, activities.

  • Generate new scientific proposals and lead those efforts. Anticipate and critically evaluate scientific or regulatory advances or competitive threats and respond with appropriate new strategies.

  • Recognized and sought out as an expert in his/her discipline within the company and possibly externally.

  • Primary author of publications, presentations, regulatory documents and/or primary inventor of patents.

  • Present at leading scientific conferences.

  • Mentor/supervise a team of one or more and evaluate the performance of those individuals; is accountable for the performance of the team/individuals.

  • BS or equivalent education and typically 14+ years of experience; MS or equivalent education with typically 12+ years of experience; PhD with typically 6+ years of experience in area or scientific area of discipline.

  • Demonstrated ability to function as a principal investigator, generating original technical ideas and research/development and industrialization strategies.

  • Demonstrate 'out of the box' thinking to solve technical problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.

  • Recognized and sought out as an expert in his/her discipline within the company and possibly externally.

  • Experienced and proven success as primary author of publications, presentations, regulatory documents and/or primary inventor of patents.

  • Demonstrated scientific communication and presentation skills by presenting at leading scientific conferences.

Additional Information

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

  • Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: M

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