Associate Scientist I

Lake County, IL, US
Jul 27, 2018
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


• 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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