AbbVie

Principal Research Scientist II, Biomaterials & Drug Delivery

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Irvine, California
Posted
May 09, 2022
Ref
2207607
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Position Summary

Principal Research Scientist II is responsible for leading, planning and executing R&D activities with an objective of developing novel biomaterials for use in medical aesthetic products as well as drug delivery systems via polymer synthesis, formulation, fabrication, and characterization.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

  • Leads a technical team to advance a technology platform or a product
  • Represents Biomaterials & Drug Delivery to provide technical leadership for research and development programs
  • Serves as a technical advisor and subject matter expert to the company’s business. Actively contributes to the company’s patent portfolio through continuous innovation
  • Develops detailed project plans including scientific approaches and realistic deliverables with budgets and timelines
  • Executes experimental studies for the synthesis, formulation, prototyping, and characterization of novel biomaterials
  • Organizes, leads, and/or participates in project team meetings to define and schedule project activities and review completed tasks.  
  • Writes, reviews and issues technical reports, technical memoranda, and other documents for internal and external distribution.
  • Communicates project status to project team leaders, functional managers, and R&D committees as appropriate. Drives alignment with cross-functional core teams and management for activities and deliverables
  • Represent the Biomaterials & Drug Delivery to interface with cross functional management and internal customers. Remains as an internal subject matter expert through the entire product development life cycle.
  • Generates ROI’s and works closely with corporate patent counsel in generating IP documentation.
  • Searches, reviews, and evaluates current technology landscape to maintain and extend internal technical competence.
  • Attends and participates in scientific meetings as company’s representative to gain knowledge about new products or technologies pertinent to corporate business interest.
  • Communicates and recommends new biomaterial, product, and technology related ideas to supervisor and other research managers to maintain and enhance company’s position in the marketplace.