AbbVie

Senior Scientist II/ Principal Research Scientist I, Medicinal Chemistry

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Posted
Jun 02, 2021
Ref
2105346
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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive medicinal chemistry for assigned projects and ensure the delivery of high quality tools, leads and candidate molecules within tight timelines.
  • Develop medicinal chemistry strategies and ensure efficient execution of research tactics to drive SAR and meet project goals.
  • Maintain the highest laboratory safety standards and productivity in a laboratory setting.
  • Effectively augment SAR by coordinating medicinal and synthetic organic chemistry outsourcing activities and collaborations.
  • Anticipate challenges and creatively apply knowledge of the latest concepts and technology platforms to tackle problems.
  • Establish strong, positive working relationships with key internal and external partners through clear, transparent communication of medicinal chemistry strategies and progress.
  • Build a strong network in the medicinal chemistry field by active participation in scientific meetings and by publishing high quality science.
  • May supervise one or more direct reports and will proactively engage in their development.

Qualifications

Position will be hired based on level of experience.

  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD in synthetic organic or medicinal chemistry with typically 12-14+(BS), 10-12+(MS), or 4-6+(PhD) years of post doc or industry related experience.
  • 7+ years of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery industrial experience is highly preferred.
  • A track record of significant scientific contributions with publications in peer-reviewed journals and protection of intellectual property through patents.
  • Outstanding communication skills; ability to develop, implement and clearly communicate chemistry strategies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience with all phases of drug discovery from hit identification to delivery of development candidates is desirable.

Significant Work Activities
N/A
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
M
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.