Abbott Scientific Specialist - East Region in Abbott Park, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Improve referenceability and satisfaction of Abbotts largest customers. Associated activities will include driving of local user groups; assisting in problem solving and ensuring positive peer-to-peer best practices are shared; including not only operational best practices; but also those related to clinical practice.

Create and execute Scientific Sales focused field sales training programs. Modules with certifications on product categories and around specific differentiating technologies. The Scientific Specialist will work closely with the training department to avoid duplication of effort; but the training department does not have a dedicated Scientific trainer nor expertise in this area.

Enhance Abbott's Scientific image in the market by obtaining a leadership position on at least one industry professional organization's committee or board of directors; e.g. local or regional AACC chapters.

Develop Key Opinion Leaders who can drive success; leverage these relationships for road shows; peer-to-peer in-lab demonstrations; etc.

Prepares and conducts technical sales briefings for customer and company representatives.

Develops potential technical specifications, pricing considerations and contract requirements.


Bachelor's Degree in Molecular Biology or Scientific field. PhD preferred but not required. Experience in Oncology/FISH testing. Hands on lab or R & D experience.

Travel - 70%.

Location - Remote

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