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Senior Scientist II

Abbott Molecular Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Alameda, CA posted July 7, 2020.

Location: Alameda, CA

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We have an exciting new Senior Scientist II opening at Abbott Diabetes Care in Alameda, working on next generation product development for our FreeStyle Libre sensor systems. Off the back of our recent FreeStyle Libre 2 FDA approval, we are expanding rapidly to meet the needs of the market.

Primary Function

Independently conceive, execute and communicate novel multi-disciplinary research in the area of biosensing and in-vivo analyte monitoring. Generate new scientific proposals and lead those efforts. Anticipate and critically evaluate scientific or regulatory advances. Consistently demonstrate excellent record of accomplishment of scientific and business objectives.

Responsibilities:

Initiates, directs and executes scientific research and/or development strategies. Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, products and problems. Plans and executes laboratory research. Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories. Makes major contributions to scientific literature and conferences. May act as spokesperson on corporate research and development and advise top management. May participate in development of patent applications. Interfaces with various departments and serves as internal consultant. Interact with suppliers to resolve scientific and technical challenges. Assist with product development as a member of product development teams (develop project plans, conduct and participate in design reviews, develop analytical methods). Hire and manage junior staff.

Minimum Education

BS in physics, chemistry or other relevant scientific disciplines required. PhD preferred.

Minimum Experience

Ph.D.: 4 years / BS: 10 years experience in research in industrial or academic setting. Familiar with standard laboratory techniques. Able to present orally and in writing at a professional level. Able to perform proficiently under applicable regulatory requirements. Medical device experience preferred.

 

JOB FAMILY:

Research and Discovery

 

DIVISION:

ADC Diabetes Care

 

LOCATION:

United States > Alameda : 1360-1380 South Loop Road

 

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

 

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

 

TRAVEL:

No

 

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Yes

 

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)