AbbVie

Scientist II

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Barceloneta, PR, United States
Posted
Sep 17, 2020
Ref
2006085
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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 .

The Scientist II is a technical expert that will independently investigate, identify, develop, and optimize new methods/ techniques. The selected candidate will also be responsible for continuously seek to improve existing laboratory methods and processes. Demonstrate mastery of broad range of experimental techniques and methods of data analysis.

Responsibilities:
  • Independently design, execute and interpret critical experiments to answer scientific questions. Understand the broad objectives of the project as well as their role in achieving those objectives, and modify experimental plan when required, to respond.
  • Learn, understand, and master new experimental techniques, and act as a resource or mentor for others.
  • Innovate and implement new experimental protocols.
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in his/her field.
  • Set and meet experimental timelines.
  • Effectively organize and present scientific plans and data.
  • Contribute to writing and conceptual framework of publications, presentations, and patents.
  • Routinely read and apply relevant scientific literature. Impact projects mostly through lab and/or pilot plant-based activities where applicable.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor in Science with 7 years or more of experience; or Master in science with 5 years or more of experience, PhD with 0 - 5 years of experience
  • Experience must include cell culture, purification, high molecular proteins, and/or monoclonal antibodies.
  • Experience in bioprocess track and trending, and continuous improvements for Manufacturing Processes at full scale.
  • Demonstrated experience writing highly technical reports, process validation documents or strategic documentation to promote process improvements or initiatives.
  • Must be available to work in manufacturing, laboratories, or office settings
  • Demonstrated ability to independently design, execute and interpret critical experiments to answer scientific questions.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, understand and master new experimental techniques.
  • Ability to multitask and work within timelines.
  • Demonstrated scientific writing skills and strong verbal communication skills.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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.