Sr Scientist, Immunoassay R&D-15000009M2
Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 69,000 people.
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
Primary Job Function:
Leads projects. Provides technical review, direction, and feedback to others. Conducts advanced research.
Core Job Responsibilities:
Responsible forimplementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
Designs and conducts experiments, accomplishes established milestones and summarizes data, interprets, results and draws conclusions. Evaluates data using analytical methodologies to achieve results. Recommends options for future experiments. Presents scientific observations to others.
Trains lower-level scientists.
Expertise and Problem Solving: Identifies technical alternatives. Utilizes multiple analytical instruments. Anticipates, recognizes and resolves technical problems.
Project Planning: Participates in project planning, updates and process improvements. Implements project plans comprehending resource, budget, facility and regulatory requirements. Translates top-level goals to specific project level goals for individual team member. Establishes and reviews complex plans for multiple projects or activities. Plans resource allocation and distribution.
Scientific Leadership: Submits ideas for inventions; publishes; innovates through patent filings and/or scientific publications. Perform FTO’s (Freedom to Operate).
Economic Profitability: Provide direction to project team to meet economic profitability (EP) profile for the project (product cost analysis).
Lab Safety: Participates in lab safety.
Documentation: Appropriately documents experimental procedures and results according to established guidelines.
May supervise or coach lower-level scientists. Provides consultation to others on technical issues.
Position Accountability / Scope:
Across functional areas/programs within division. Contributes to project plan. Responsible for project completion.
Ph.D. plus 2 years of research or industrial experience or B.S./M.S. with equivalency*.
Equivalency to Ph.D. defines as ability to hypothesize, design own experiments, draw conclusions and provide direction.
Minimum Experience / Training Required:
Basic Computer Skills. Advanced Knowledge of multiple analytical instruments.
Significant Work Activities and Conditions Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Job Classification: Experienced
Job: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Primary Location: USA-Illinois-Lake County
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