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AbbVie Senior Scientist I, Chemistry in Worcester, Massachusetts

Senior Scientist I, Chemistry

USA, Massachusetts, Worcester


Research & Development

Requisition #1904007

Our Chemistry Department at the AbbVie Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA is looking for a Senior Scientist position to join our team. Our department is responsible for discovering drug candidates for a variety of immunology programs.

As a Senior Scientist, you will carry out multi-step organic synthesis and also parallel synthesis of chemical libraries, purification and characterization of novel small molecules for biological evaluation in our drug discovery programs. You will also be responsible for the synthesis and scale up of preclinical compounds on the milligram to multi-gram scale.

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry with typically 10+ (BS), 8+ (MS) or 0+ (PhD) years of experience.

  • Demonstrated technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration withothers, and independent innovation are necessary.

  • Expert knowledge of scientific principles, concepts andmethods in medicinal chemistry are essential. We require broad expertise inmodern synthetic methods.

  • Candidates should have demonstrated expertise in organicsynthesis, including application of modern synthesis techniques and tools.

  • Knowledge of spectroscopic methods for small moleculeanalysis (NMR, IR, UV, MS) and experience in analytical/preparative separationprocedures (normal phase and reverse-phase HPLC) are necessary.

  • Teaching experience and record of scientific publicationswill be helpful for later training/supervisory function of laboratory staff andto interact productively with the intra- and extramural science community.

  • Good oral/written communication, planning and teamworkskills are expected.

Additional Information

  • AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis 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, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time