Associate Scientist I

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois, USA
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Ref
1805047
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics department has an opening for Associate Scientist I position in North Chicago, IL. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination and training of pre-analytical biomarker assays for clinical studies.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with teams across AbbVie sites to generate pre-analytical biomarker lab manuals
  • Train or assist in the training of clinical technicians in the processing of clinical samples
  • Participate in clinical protocol generation discussions
  • Use laboratory automation for tissue homogenization, analytical standard prep, and sample processing

Basic:

· B.S. degree in chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or bioanalysis.

· 0-3 years of relevant academic/pharmaceutical industry experience

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Proven ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.

· Experience using electronic laboratory notebook and Microsoft Excel.

· Maintain accurate, detailed, and up-to-date documentation.

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross-functionally with partners outside of the 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.


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