Postdoctoral Fellow(s) Program

Lake County, IL, US
Sep 27, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie is a global, research and development-based biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world's most complex and critical conditions. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn .

Postdoctoral Fellow Program Description

At AbbVie, our vision is to be recognized as a biopharmaceutical company delivering a consistent stream of innovative medicines that solve serious health issues and have a remarkable impact on people's lives. To be successful , we need outstanding individuals willing to challenge themselves to find the best solutions for our patients. The AbbVie Postdoc program is one way we are doing just that.

Through our Postdoc program, we provide a unique opportunity for participants to build a solid career foundation in the pharmaceutical industry while building the AbbVie brand as an employer of choice for scientific talent. The program offers a balance of structured learning and work experience, with accessibility to high-level knowledge building across the drug development continuum to help participants understand how everything fits together and is put into practice. It also provides them with a chance to establish working relationships with some of the world's most respected scientists and leaders in the industry.

Opportunities within Discovery and Development Sciences organizations:

  • Development Sciences :Analytical R&D; Pharmaceutical Sciences: Development Biologics;
  • Discovery: Immunology; Oncology; Neuroscience; Genomics; Biologics; Bioinformatics

During your two to three year tenure you will develop a strong scientific premise to explore important problems or critical barriers to progress in an area of emerging science. If the aims of the project are achieved, scientific knowledge, technical capability, and/or clinical practice can be demonstratively improved. The successful completion of this program will result in a publication(s) in a highly recognized scientific journal.

Basic Qualifications

  • Successful completion and defense of a Ph.D.
  • Record of publication in a prestigious journal(s)
  • Graduate of accredited and nationally ranked university
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Minimum graduate school GPA 3.0/4.0; 3.5 preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Provide a narrative on why your academic training would qualify you for this position and why you have a sustained interest in this program (upload with your CV)
  • Provide three letters of recommendation, including one from your principal investigator and, preferably, one from the chair of your department or a member of the thesis committee (upload with your CV
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, leadership and project management skills
  • Proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity
  • Global mindset to thrive in a diverse culture and environment

Recruitment Process : We post available positions with university career centers, specified academic departments ,national professional, scientific organizations, and at scientific conferences. Search at . under Postdoctoral Fellow or Postdoc.