AbbVie

Associate Scientist II/ Scientist I, Analytical and Purification Sciences

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Aug 19, 2020
Ref
2006050
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Discovery Platform Technologies has an opening for an Associate Scientist II/Scientist I in the Analytical and Purification Sciences group. This position will provide opportunities to devise innovative solutions to complex analytical and separation problems through the implementation and utilization of sophisticated instrumentation.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Analysis of samples from medicinal and high throughput chemistry projects by analytical HPLC and LC-MS.
  • Purification of samples from medicinal and high throughput chemistry projects on a milligram to gram scale by preparative HPLC.
  • Operate and maintain analytical and preparative scale HPLC instrumentation.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the laboratory setting.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of responsibility in maintaining scientific standards and safe laboratory practices.
  • Keep accurate and current records of research and/or project related activities according to AbbVie policies.
  • Operate and maintain instrumentation for the analysis and purification of compounds from medicinal and high throughput chemistry projects using HPLC and/or SFC.
  • Support walk-up analytical LC-MS and SFC instrumentation for medicinal and high throughput chemistry clients.
  • Purification of samples from medicinal and high throughput chemistry clients on milligram to gram scale by preparative HPLC and/or chiral SFC.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the laboratory setting.
  • Proactively seek out new information in the literature and incorporate this into individual project(s) as well as the overall program.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of responsibility in maintaining scientific standards and safe laboratory practices.
  • Keep accurate and current records of research and/or project related activities according to AbbVie policies

Qualifications

Qualifications
Position will be hired based on level of education and years of experience.
  • BS or MS in Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or closely related field with typically 0+ years (MS); or 2+ years (BS) of job-related experience.
  • Hands-on experience with analytical HPLC, preparative HPLC, and mass spectrometry.
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot a variety of hardware/software platforms.
  • Proven effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with scientists and engineers.
  • Experience in synthetic organic chemistry and the ability to communicate effectively with medicinal and high throughput chemistry teams.

Preferred:
  • Experience with instrument troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Experience with laboratory automation.

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of 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.

Significant Work Activities
N/A
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
IC
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.