Associate Clinical Scientist

Lake County, IL, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Required Education
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 . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

With supervision, oversees the direction and execution interpretation of clinical trials. With cross-functional team collaboration participates to generate, deliver and interpret high-quality clinical data supporting overall product scientific strategy.

Oversees project-related education of investigators, study site personnel and AbbVie study staff. Has responsibility for review, interpretation, and communication of accumulating safety and efficacy data of the clinical trials internally. Along with Clinical Operations, may be responsible for oversight of study enrollment and execution.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsible for receiving and completing tasks and assignments from function, Therapeutic Area MD or Scientific Staff within timeline with minimal supervision.
  • Responsible for maximizing individual, therapeutic area and team productivity; and mentor therapeutic area personnel.
  • Apply experience to analyze clinical trial data, including statistical data using available software to assist with ongoing blinded/un-blinded, safety and efficacy and reviews to ensure the scientific integrity of all processes.
  • Integrate clinical trial data across studies and identify issues impacting projects and provide this information to internal peers and function/therapeutic area management.
  • Perform literature/competitive intelligence searches to recognize/resolve scientific and technical problems by applying the most current electronic document conventions and processes consistently and accurately.
  • Participate on teams for process improvement initiatives and review key decisions impacting project timelines with management.
  • Prepare scientific reports and presentations related to clinical trials using available software and templates.
  • Review clinical protocols and key decisions impacting project timelines with management.
  • Coordinate advisory meeting agendas, activities and slide decks.
  • Comply with procedures set forth in relevant IQS documents and Study protocols and other directives issued by the management regarding clinical studies.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors/Master's degree, in Science related to Field with +8 years' experience in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Understanding of clinical study principles.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in using computer to analyze clinical study data, generate reports and create presentations, posters and manuscripts.
  • Must have knowledge of complex scientific analyses, business-related procedures, and project leadership.
  • Experience supporting clinical research, drug development and/or function/therapeutic area operations.
  • Must have a proven record of successful projects.
  • Ability to produce work of the highest quality by paying attention to detail.
  • Ability to appropriately and effectively use resources to complete tasks and meet required timelines.
  • Independent expertise/experience to analyze clinical study/statistical data by using available software.

Significant Work Activities
Yes, 10 % of the Time
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