Scientist, Molecular Cloning and Protein Expression

Rockville, MD
December 09 2020
Organization Type
Are you energized by a challenging role in biology, where scientific demand is driving team growth? If so, this Scientist role would be a great opportunity to consider.

As a Scientist, you will be contributing to various studies and be responsible for delivering pre-clinical and clinical data analysis. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…
  • Contributes information as requested
  • Ensures accuracy of information provided
  • Ensures timely sharing of information
  • Responsible for implementing and optimizing experimental protocols in the areas of molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry
  • Collects, generates, and presents scientific data
  • Understands and follows work instructions and/or standard protocols and procedures
  • Understands scientific presentations by team members required for own job activities
  • Understands and applies job-relevant GSK processes (e.g. key performance indicators, work instructions)
  • Understands timelines and resource management
  • Understands function operating procedures and/or internal policies required to maintain quality standards and to protect GSK intellectual property
  • Reviews and/or authors laboratory journals

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • 5+ years of work experience with Bachelor's in a Biology-related degree OR 2+ year of work experience with Master of Science in a Biology-related degree.
  • Experience with molecular cloning, PCR, DNA extraction and mammalian cell culture.
  • Experience working in a lab environment in the areas of protein expression, purification and characterization
  • Experience with Gibson assembling cloning and Expi293 protein expression system preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • 6+ years of work experience with Bachelor's in a Biology-related degree OR 3+ years of work experience with Master of Science in a Biology-related degree OR 0+ year of work experience with PhD of Science in a Biology-related degree.

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.

*This is a job description to aide in the job posting, but does not include all job evaluation details.

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