Senior Scientist I, Thermodynamic Modeling

Hiring By - Biostaffic


North Chicago, Illinois - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
We're seeking a Senior Scientist I for Thermodynamic Modeling in Material Science and Formulations to join us in using your expertise to improve patients' quality of life.
Welcome to AbbVie! As part of an international company with 50,000 employees worldwide, you will have the opportunity to work closely with us to address tomorrow's health challenges. Do you have a passion for improving health care around the world and for using your expertise to improve patients' quality of life in a challenging work environment that allows you to broaden and develop your own skills?
We got the right place for you!
As part of our Materials Science and Formulation Modeling (MSFM) team, you'll work closely with local and global teams in Small Molecule Drug Product Development. MSFM team supports formulation and process development through the early to late phase with material characterization, scientific understanding, and predictive modeling. As part of your role, you will routinely apply thermodynamic modeling to support formulation and process development.
Your Tasks And Responsibilities
  • Rigorously develop and apply thermodynamic models to support the design and development of different dosage forms of pharmaceutical formulations to meet desired performance attributes.
  • Support the key areas of formulation manufacturing, dissolution, and stability with thermodynamic modeling.
  • Work closely with scientists in the lab to test and validate modeling results.
  • Work with other modeling teams to advance thermodynamic modeling across AbbVie.
Who You Are
  • You have a Ph.D. in chemistry, materials science, engineering, physics, or a related field
  • You are a materials science and modeling enthusiast (both in theory and application) who has solid experience with thermodynamic models: fundamentals & computational aspects.
  • You have extensive experience in thermodynamic modeling of complex systems and processes.
  • You are a dedicated scientist interested in advancing materials science modeling in pharmaceutical research.
  • You are a creative collaborator who enjoys skillful contributions in a cross-functional team setting to enable solving multi-faceted technical challenges.
  • You are an excellent communicator and presenter with superb organizational skills.
  • You are a self-motivated team player who can independently conduct research.
  • You have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • As a global organization, very good English language skills (both verbal and written) are required.
Preferred Skills And Background
  • Experience with thermodynamic models such as PC-SAFT, UNIFAC, and UNIQUAC
  • Programming experience in Python, C++, or Matlab
  • Experience with thermodynamic modeling of pharmaceutical formulations or processes
  • Experience in working in a pharma lab setting is a plus but not a requirement
AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • North Chicago, Illinois - United States


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 17, 2024
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