AbbVie Associate Scientist, Chemistry in Lake County, Illinois
Associate Scientist, Chemistry
USA, Illinois, Lake County
Research & Development
The Discovery Chemistry and Technology group has an exciting opportunity for an associate scientist position to join the High Throughput Chemistry (HTC) team. This scientist will conceive and execute organic synthetic methods andchemistrytechnologies for medicinal chemistry research. The candidate will demonstrate strong understanding of core discipline.
Synthesize libraries in a high throughout manner to advance Structure Activity Relationships
Maintain a high level of productivity in the laboratory setting
Demonstrate mastery of broad range of experimental techniques and methods of data analysis.
Demonstrate the ability to resolve key chemistry issues by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise
Proactively seek out new information in the literature and incorporate this into individual project(s) as well as the overall program
Effective writer and communicator of research
Demonstrate a high degree of responsibility in maintaining scientific standards, and safe laboratory practices
Understand the broad objective of the projects and contribute to the generation of project-related documents and presentations
Learn, understand and master new chemistry technologies
Collaborate with functional and technical experts to facilitate scientific achievement
Level commensurate with experience.
BS or MS in Organic Chemistry or related field
Demonstrate the ability to resolve project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise
Demonstrate strong synthesis skills and understanding of organic chemistry
MS in Organic Chemistry or BS with 3+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience
Hands-on experience in the areas of High Throughput Chemistry synthesis and/or High Throughput Experimentation.
Key Leadership Competencies:
Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated
Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages to reality
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled