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

Senior Scientist I/II, Process Chemistry

USA, Illinois, North Chicago

2 additional locations

USAUSA, Illinois

Research & Development

Requisition #1900544

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.

Key Responsibilities:

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

  • The position involves multi-disciplinary interactions with organic chemists, analytical chemists, engineers, and solid state scientists.

  • The candidate will demonstrate the ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise. Additionally, the candidate will proactively seek out new information in the literature and incorporate this into individual project(s) as well as the overall program.

  • It is expected that the successful candidate publish research in peer-reviewed journals and present their work at scientific conferences.

  • 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.

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: M

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