Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater) (GB)
Pay rate is between £12 – £18 per hour based on level of experience
October 20 2020
Position Type
Organization Type
All Industry

Scientist – GSK

The work location is based in either: Brentford, Stevenage, Ware, OR Weybridge

Duration 6 Month Contract

Pay rate is between £12 – £18 per hour based on level of experience  

Basic Qualifications:  

  • BS and relevant experience in biology, biochemistry, gene/cell therapy, biopharmaceuticals, vaccines.
  • Understanding of clinical administration procedures, techniques and risks/challenges relevant to biological or cell products.
  • Ability to plan and conduct experiments internally
  • Motivated and fast learner with track record of working with new technologies
  • Good communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:        

  • In addition to the basic qualifications the preference is that you also have:
  • Experience in formulation development of either: biopharms, vaccines,vectors, cell products or novel small molecule platforms.
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking
  • Hands-on experience with analytical techniques in studying viral vectors, cell based products, biopharms, or vaccines
  • Basic understanding of regulatory requirements and cGMP guidelines

Scope of Responsibility:

  • data interpretation tasks including recording results effectively in a laboratory notebook or computer with minimal supervision. (i.e., data collection and organization). Operates laboratory equipment with minimal supervision
  • Work within the team to support development work across multiple programs, primarily for cell DP,
  • Design, execute, analyse and report experimental work for cell formulation development
  • Performs data management, data analysis and recording of experiments in laboratory notebook
  • Identifies problems in the execution of experimental processes and in results.
  • Communicates data and results in technical memos/reports
  • Work closely with cell process development scientists to ensure formulations developed can be applied to the planned processes
  • Provide analytical testing support to ongoing formulation and development stability studies.
  • Reports to Team Leader, Formulation Dev, Cell & Gene Therapy PDS.


Key Expectations

  • Willing to learn/adapt to change quickly
  • Drive performance: Holding yourself and the team accountable for delivering quality results
  • Work across the boundaries: Work collaboratively with other line members within C> team