AbbVie Scientist I, Medicinal Chemist in Lake County, Illinois

Description:
The Scientist will execute organic synthetic chemistry research that achieves project and area goals. Develop and optimize synthetic routes for milligram to multi-gram preparation of target molecules. Integrate relevant learnings in medical chemistry into workflow.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the laboratory setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to resolve organic synthesis challenges effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise.
  • Proactively seek out new information in the literature and incorporate this into workflow.
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records, including an electronic notebook that documents research according to AbbVie policies.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of responsibility in maintaining safe laboratory practices and scientific standards.
  • Participate in establishing near-term scientific/chemistry strategies, and contribute to the generation and publication of intellectual property.
  • Collaborate with functional and technical experts to facilitate scientific achievement.

Qualifications:
Basic:

  • MS or BS degree in Organic Chemistry or related field with 2 years (MS) or 5 years (BS) of organic synthetic chemistry experience in the pharma industry and/or academia
  • Routine work with chemicals
  • Proven effective interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment

    Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners 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 innovation to reality

Job Classification: Experienced
Job: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Primary Location: USA-Illinois-Lake County
Organization: Research & Development
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: No
Req ID: 1607378

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