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AbbVie Senior Scientist I/II, Chemistry in North Chicago, Illinois

Senior Scientist I/II, Chemistry

USA, Illinois, Lake County

2 additional locations

USA, IllinoisUSA

Research & Development

Requisition #1806742

The Senior Scientist will conceive and execute organic synthetic chemistry research and development that achieves project and area goals, generate new scientific synthetic chemistry proposals and lead those efforts, and investigate, identify, develop, and optimize new methods/ techniques.

The candidate will act as a lead scientist in his/her area of expertise on one or more projects, and critically evaluate relevant scientific advances and integrate this knowledge into research programs.

KeyResponsibilities:

  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the laboratorysetting

  • Demonstrate the ability to resolve key project hurdlesand assumptions by effectively utilizing available information andtechnical expertise

  • Proactively seek out new information in the literatureand incorporate this into individual project(s) as well as the overallprogram

  • Publish research in peer-reviewed journals and presentwork at scientific conferences

  • Effective writer and communicator of research or otherregulatory materials

  • Publish project-related research in high-impact factorpeer-reviewed journals, R&D reports, patent applications and/orregulatory documents/filings

  • Demonstrate a high degree of responsibility inmaintaining scientific standards, and safe laboratory practices for selfand reporting staff, if any

  • Participate in establishingproject goals, defining short and long-term scientific strategies,and contribute to the generation of project-related documents and presentations

  • Use external information togain competitive intelligence. Act as advocate to integrate thisknowledge into the group's research efforts.

  • Generate new research ordevelopment strategies to effectively address project and divisionalgoals/needs

  • Collaborate with functional andtechnical experts to facilitate scientific achievement.

  • Keep accurate and currentrecords of research and/or project related activities according to AbbViepolicies

  • May supervise one or moredirect reports and proactively engage in their development

Level will be based on education & years of experience

Basic:

  • PhD, MS, or BS in Organic Chemistry or closely related field with 0+years (PhD); 8+ years (MS); or 10+ years (BS) of job related synthetic chemistry experience

  • Effective writer and communicator of research or other regulatory materials

  • Proactively seek out new information in the literature and incorporate this into individual project(s) as well as the overall program

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise

Preferred:

  • PhD, MS, or BS in Organic Chemistry or closely related field with 4+years (PhD); 10+ years (MS); or 12+ years (BS) of job related synthetic chemistry experience

  • PhD in Organic Chemistry or closely related field

  • Postdoctoral and/or pharmaceutical industry experience

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance

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

  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo

  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Additional Information

  • 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

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