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Scientist I, Drug Delivery Sciences

Irvine, CA
Start date
Apr 22, 2024

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Science/R&D, Biotechnology, Pharmacology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us Follow @abbvie onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,YouTubeandLinkedIn.

Job Description

As a Scientist I in Drug Delivery Sciences, you will work under the mentorship of a supervisor to develop novel drug delivery systems for the sustained delivery of large molecules. You will collaborate with a talented, multidisciplinary, and cross-functional team to build cutting-edge new delivery capabilities and advance product candidates through early R&D. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and inquisitive, with good communication and collaboration skills and an understanding of scientific principles.


Plan and perform lab work to support the development of novel drug delivery systems for large molecules.

Execute formulation and associated analytical experiments.

Apply in-depth understanding of relevant scientific principles to understand assignments.

Learn and effectively implement new experimental protocols and/or techniques.

Generate high-quality data and prepare technical reports/presentations.

Participate and contribute to team meetings.

Support a safe, organized, and operational laboratory environment, including coordination of equipment calibration/maintenance, procurement of supplies, etc.

Maintain timely and accurate laboratory records consistent with good documentation practices.


Education and Experience

A bachelors degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, bioengineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or a related field with 5 or more years of experience or a masters degree with 2 or more years of experience

Essential Skills and Abilities:

Laboratory experimental skills and knowledge of preferably with experience in techniques and instrumentation employed in pharmaceutical formulation or analysis/characterization.

Good interpersonal and team skills.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Good organizational and planning skills.

A desire and capacity to learn, drive continuous improvement, and operate in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environme

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believesingood faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position.Individualcompensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we mayultimatelypay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick),medical/dental/visioninsurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of payis considered to bewages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, anddeterminable.The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensationand benefitsthat are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless anduntil paid andmay be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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