Associate Scientist II / Scientist I, Toxicology Study Coordinator

Lake County, IL, United States
Feb 19, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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This position sits within the Preclinical Safety group at AbbVie and reports to a senior manager in Toxicology. The Associate Scientist II / Scientist I, Toxicology Study Coordinator aides in the planning, conduct and reporting of non-GLP and GLP toxicology studies, acting to support the Study Director and 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 the Study Director, 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


Basic Qualifications:
  • BS or MS in a scientific discipline and typically 2-5 (BS) or 0-2 (MS) years of relevant 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.

*Job level will be commensurate with experience

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

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