AbbVie Senior Scientist I/II, Process Chemistry in North Chicago, Illinois
Senior Scientist I/II, Process Chemistry
USA, Illinois, North Chicago
2 additional locations
Research & Development
Following its separation from Abbott, AbbVie formed in 2013 and combines the focus and passion of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capabilities of a long-established pharmaceutical leader. AbbVie employs approximately 29,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.
We seek a highly motivated scientist, with a proven track record of accomplishment in the field of organic synthesis to work in a multi-functional team environment.
Thecandidate will be responsible for developing and executing synthetic organicchemistry that provides practical access to potential therapies, which mayinclude small molecules and/or antibody drug conjugates.
Theposition involves multi-disciplinary interactions with organic chemists, analyticalchemists, engineers, and solid state scientists.
Demonstratethe ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectivelyutilizing available information and technical expertise.
Publishresearch in peer-reviewed journals and present work at scientific conferences.
Proactivelyseek out new information in the literature and incorporate this into individualproject(s) as well as the overall program.
Understandand adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety,appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds, andGxP compliance.
BS, MS, or PhD in chemistry and 10-12 (BS), 8-10 (MS), or 0-4 (PhD) years of relevant experience required.
A broad range of functional expertise in modern synthetic organic chemistry, compound purification, spectral analysis/interpretation.
An ability to search the chemical literature and evaluate potential solutions to synthetic problems.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
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.
Level and compensation will be commensurate with experience.
Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A
Job Type: Experienced
Job Level Code: M