Clinical Scientist, Oncology Early Development

Lake County, IL, US
Sep 18, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products - Imbruvica®, Venclexta™, and Empliciti™ and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in nearly 200 clinical trials in 19 different types of cancer.

In AbbVie Oncology Early Development (OED), we strive to develop a rich and innovative pipeline of transformative cancer therapies by uniquely combining our deep knowledge in core areas of biology with cutting-edge technologies, and working together with our partners - scientists, clinical experts, industry peers, and patients - to discover and develop medicines that drive groundbreaking improvements in cancer treatment.

We are growing our clinical development team and are seeking a Clinical Scientist to be based in Lake County, IL or Redwood City, CA. In this position you will:
  • Prepare scientific reports/presentations related to clinical trials and review/contribute to clinical protocols, utilizing expertise to assist in interpretation of data.
  • Coordinate advisory meeting agendas, activities and slide decks and consulting agreements.
  • Comply with procedures set forth in relevant IQS documents and Study protocols and other directives issued by the management regarding clinical studies.
  • Lead the study development by applying current electronic document conventions/processes consistently and accurately.
  • Complete tasks and assignments from function, Therapeutic Area MD or Scientific Staff within timeline with minimal supervision and improve individual, function/therapeutic area and team efficiency.
  • Participate on teams for process improvement initiatives and review key decisions impacting project timelines with management.
  • Analyze clinical study data, including statistical data using software to assist with ongoing blinded/un-blinded PK, safety and efficacy reviews and ensure scientific integrity.
  • Perform literature/competitive intelligence searches to recognize/resolve scientific and technical problems.
  • Provide/present key clinical study information to management.

  • Bachelors/Master's degree, in a science-related field with 11+ years or Pharm-D/PhD with 1+years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to understand complex clinical study principles
  • Advanced understanding of appropriate technology necessary to analyze clinical study data, generate reports and build presentations, posters and manuscripts
  • Experience in team, drug development, and scientific project leadership or related.
  • Experience supporting clinical research, drug development and/or function/therapeutic area operations.
  • Must have a consistent track record of successful projects.
  • Experience in multi-faceted, broad-based multiple functions/therapeutic areas or clinical functions with in depth knowledge of clinical study issues.
  • Ability to appropriately and effectively use resources to complete tasks and meet required timelines.
  • Ability to produce work of the highest quality by paying attention to detail
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills