Senior Scientist

Collegeville, PA
November 05 2020
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Senior Scientist
Are you looking for a collaborative analytical chemist role that allows you to contribute to scientific strategy and accelerate Pharmaceutical Research and Development? If so, this role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Senior Scientist, you will design and perform quantitative and/or qualitative analysis using classical and instrumental methods to support API process development.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Develop separation based analytical methods for determination of impurities in chemically synthesized samples
  • Stay current on external advances of separation technology and techniques, and apply knowledge to progress project development.
  • Execute a wide range of experiments, interpret results and communicate to supervisor and process chemists, and recommend next logical step of experiments based on the data
  • Perform complex data management tasks with minimal supervision, and actively promote data integrity standards within department
  • Prepare detailed oral or written summaries of results with interpretation for projects/programs
  • Independently write specific technical sections of internal and external reports, and contribute to scientific papers
  • Apply good stewardship of analytical instrumentation and assist metrologists for identification and troubleshooting of instrumentation problems
  • Be an active member of project teams and lead sub-team work. Develop networking skills through interactions with scientists outside of primary project roles.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Chemistry major, or equivalent, with a Bachelor's and 3+ years or Master's and 2+ years of separation based analytical method development work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Ability of critical thinking and complex problem solving
  • GC, LCMS, Chiral method development experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

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

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