GSK

Senior Scientist - Bioassay

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
February 03 2020
Ref
240584
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Senior Scientist
Are you energized by an opportunity to accelerate and deliver clinical safety and compliance across multiple clinical programs? If so, this Clinical Development Manager role could be an exciting opportunity to explore.

The Senior Scientist (Scientist) - Bioassay role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Work independently with minimal supervision to design, develop, qualify and validate cell-based assays in support of our drug discovery programs.
  • Preparing draft assay methods and development/qualification reports
  • Provide assay support and advice to R&D groups; participate in assay transfer to manufacturing, and/or contractor laboratories.
  • Train others and help to troubleshoot assay problems as they occur.
  • Maintain awareness of the current literature relevant to methods of biochemical analysis.


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology, or closely related field
  • Prior experience with cell culture, cell-based bioassay, and aseptic technique
  • Experience in running and analyzing bioassays in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology or academic environment.
  • Track record of working on multiple bioassay projects
  • Ability to design, troubleshoot and execute bioassay experiments independently.
  • Experience analyzing data, interpreting results and reporting data in laboratory notebooks
  • Ability to maintain accurate, complete laboratory records
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Master's degree in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology, or closely related field
  • Prior experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Exper ience with laboratory automation.
  • GMP Experience
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence others.
  • Strong technical writing skills for documentation.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis of experimental results.
  • Demonstration of a high level of scientific rigor and integrity.


Why GSK?

Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.


If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).

GSK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record site.

If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).

GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies

GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record site.

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