Sr. Scientist

Alere Scarborough , ME 04074

Posted 2 months ago


At Abbott, diverseideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changingsolutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and withbusinesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and brandedgeneric pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to exploreyour interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

Wehave an exciting opportunity for a Sr.Scientist within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics business located in Scarborough, ME. In this role, you will ensure compliance withapplicable regulatory requirements.

AbbottRapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family ofbusinesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leadingtechnologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important informationfor treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.


  • Participate as an integral part of a technical team in formulating development strategy and methodology.

  • Provide recommendations and observations to technical staff and management on results of project tasks.

  • Innovate methods and product formulations to resolve problems and accomplish objectives. Proactively recommend strategy to overcome issues.

  • Maintain records of laboratory activities and notebook in professional, accurate manner.

  • Operate equipment and conduct tasks in a safe manner adhering to established guidelines and applicable regulations.

  • Writes and edits technical reports. Makesoral reports frequently.

  • Acquires knowledge of the pertinent literature and does sustained and independent literature reading in this area. Makes acceptable comprehensive literature surveys.

  • Shows integrity in work and creativeness in ideas. Correlates and interprets complex results and reaches logical conclusions.


  • Advanceddegree in scientific discipline 5- 7 years experience in a research and ordevelopment enviorment

  • Good communication skills, capable of communicating ideas to colleagues and customers


Graduatedegree (or equivalent), PhD in a scientific discipline


Statistical process control experience

Strong computer skill writing Macro's and or scripts in MS office Access and JMP

Experience applying statistical procedures, models and graphics in a wide variety of data sets

Practical laboratory skills

About Abbott

At Abbott, we're committed to helpingpeople live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- innutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals --that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the morethan 150 countries we serve.

An equal opportunity employer,Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation toqualified individuals with disabilities.

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