Offers “Abbott”

Expires soon Abbott

Senior Scientist

  • USA
  • Personal services

Job description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.




The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Working at Abbott:

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and your family, be your true self, and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

·  Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
·  Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
·  An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
·  Tuition reimbursement, the  Freedom 2 Save  student debt program, and  FreeU  education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
·  A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
·  A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as the best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity:

Our Diagnostics business currently has an opportunity for the role of  Senior Scientist  for our  Lake County, IL location. The primary function of this position is to design and execute analytical experiments toward characterization of structure, function, and quality attributes of biomolecules.

What You’ll Work On:

·  Capable of skillfully conducting multiple classic and customized analytical techniques, primarily applied to biomolecules.
·  Capable of functioning within a cross-functional team involved with new product development and able to anticipate critical product development needs from biological molecule analysis. 
·  Ability to critically process analytical data and results as well as interpretation and summarization of data from analytical methods for stakeholders is a necessity.
·  Excellent team-working and adaptability competencies as well as strong technical communication skills, both in written and oral form.
·  Effective with timely and accurate record-keeping of laboratory work.


Minimum Qualifications:

·  Master’s with at least 2 years relevant experience in research responsibility or B.S. with equivalent experience in a research role. Degree(s) should be in either a biological or chemical science field.
·  Proven experience with standard bioanalytical methods used to characterize protein biomolecules is required.
·  Past demonstration of the ability to optimize analytical methods to new applications and troubleshoot instrumentation or method problems when they occur is also a requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

·  Ph.D. Preferred
·  Extensive experience with experimental analyses toward structure/function relationships or biophysical characterization of biomolecules would be particularly advantageous.
·  Additional knowledge and/or experience in the fields of enzymology, immunology, molecular biology, or in-silico analysis (e.g. molecular modeling) would also be highly beneficial.


Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: . Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. Connect with us at , on Facebook at , and Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal. 


The base pay for this position is
$72,700.00 – $145,300.00

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Research and Discovery



HIAC Core Lab



United States > Abbott Park : AP20








Yes, 5 % of the Time






Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link - English:

EEO is the Law link - Espanol:

Make every future a success.
  • Job directory
  • Business directory