Senior Scientist (In Vivo) Oncology

Cambridge, MA
December 07 2020
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Senior Scientist
Are you energized by a challenging role in in vivo Oncology, where scientific demand is driving team growth? If so, this Sr. Scientist role would be a great opportunity to consider.

As a Sr. Scientist, 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…

  • The Oncology Synthetic Lethality Research Unit has an opening for an In Vivo Pharmacologist at Boston, MA site.
  • The successful candidate will work together with a highly motivated team to discover and develop novel oncology drugs with a clear genetic relationship to cancer.
  • The primary responsibility of this position will be to perform in vivo anti-tumor efficacy and PK/PD studies for drug candidates in both xenograft and syngeneic models.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree and 3 years of hands-on experience for working with murine tumor models.
  • Minimum of one year of experience with cell culture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS (biology/pharmacology) and at least 2-3 years of experience of working with rodents.
  • Proficient in animal handling, dosing (PO, IV, IP), blood collection, and tissue harvesting.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with commonly used data analysis programs such as Excel and Prism strongly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Ensure appropriate use of animals in compliance with all regulatory requirements and internal standards

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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