Associate Scientist II, Toxicology Study Coordinator

Lake County, IL, US
Oct 21, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Associate Scientist II, Toxicology Study Coordinator will be a part of the Preclinical Safety function and report to a manager in Toxicology. The purpose of this role is to aide in the planning, conduct, and reporting of non-GLP and GLP toxicology studies, acting to support various Study Directors and interface with AbbVie's regulatory infrastructure.


  • Draft study plans, amendments, and report components
  • Assist in the technical conduct of nonclinical studies including account set-up in electronic data capture system and scheduling of study events
  • Perform data review periodically through study conduct and at study completion
  • Facilitate communications among study personnel
  • Coordinate the archival of study data and specimens
  • Support GLP infrastructure through quality control responsibilities and active participation in process improvement activities


  • Responsible for key tasks in the set-up and conduct of nonclinical studies
  • Support Study Directors, acting as a designee for some tasks
  • Study support may include data review, preparing report data tables, drafting report sessions, coordinating study data archiving, and other tasks as needed
  • Compile input from subject matter experts and incorporate into study plans
  • Facilitate study scheduling and resource allocation
  • Assist in driving assigned deliverables to timely completion
  • Maintain training to meet compliance standards

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and three years industry experience OR Masters degree and no experience.
  • Computer skills appropriate for job task
  • Aptitude for managing multiple projects in a regulated environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven flexibility to deal with changing timelines, shifting work priorities, and evolving regulatory/industry requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in Good Laboratory Practices
  • Previous experience in the conduct and/or reporting of nonclinical studies