Associate Scientist II, Analytical Chemistry
AbbVie - Lake County, IL

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Associate Scientist II, Analytical Chemistry
- 130000005U Description

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. AbbVie combines the focus and passion of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capabilities of a long-established pharmaceutical leader to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases. In 2013, AbbVie will employ approximately 21,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.


Independently generate precise, reliable and reproducible data in a timely manner Demonstrate experimental precision and strong data interpretation skills

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
  • Perform routine tasks competently and independently, and generate reliable and consistent results
  • Analyze and critique results, noting significant deviations
  • Troubleshoot experiments and instrumentation
  • Learn and understand new experimental techniques
  • Demonstrate skill in multiple experimental techniques and appropriately modify protocols, as required to suit the changing needs of research
  • Place data in proper scientific context by consulting and citing relevant literature
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in field
  • Impact projects predominantly through lab and/or pilot plant based activities
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug & radioactive compounds, GxP compliance, and animal care
  • Keep accurate and current experiments and/or records of research according to AbbVie policies
  • Optimize procedures to enhance productivity and efficiency
  • Work with direction from a scientific leader


Experience and Education Requirements

  • BS Degree and 3+ years of analytical chemistry experience or MS Degree and 0 years of experience
  • Ability to effectively perform routine tasks competently and independently
  • Proven ability with analyzing and critiquing results, noting significant deviations
  • Previous experience with troubleshooting experiments and instrumentation.
  • Willingness to learn and understand new experimental techniques
  • Demonstrated skill with multiple experimental techniques and with appropriately modifying protocols to suit the changing needs of research
  • Experience with placing data in proper scientific context by consulting and citing relevant literature
    Significant Work Activities and Conditions
    Continuous sitting for prolonged periods ( more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
    Job Classification
    : Experienced
    Job :
    Primary Location : USA-Illinois-Lake County

    Organization : GPRD-Pharma R&D
    Schedule : Full-time
    Shift : Day
    Travel : No

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