GSK

Investigator, Immunology

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
April 16 2021
Ref
279142
Organization Type
Pharma
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Apr 16 2021 Are you looking to expand your expertise in bioinformatics in a global environment that allows you to keep pace with the speed of change? At GSK, we are transforming how new technologies are used to improve the lives of patients. We are seeking a highly motivated scientific professional with experience in cellular and molecular Immunology, with emphasis on animal models of autoimmunity. In this laboratory-based position, the successful candidate will support early drug discovery projects with a focus on developing new experimental approaches and technology to interrogate the pharmacology of novel modulators of innate immune targets. The selected candidate will be expected to possess excellent communication and organizational skills, present results at project team meetings. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: PhD degree in Immunology or related field Expertise in animal models of autoimmunity (RA, IBD, MS, Type I diabetes, Lupus) and humanized mice models of inflammation. Strong technical cell-based assay skills including primary cell culture, immune cell isolation from blood and tissue, and other functional ex-vivo cell-based assays (e.g. Innate cell biology) Ability to independently design experiments and deliver results in a timely fashion. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Experience in organoids and developmental of biomarkers using oimcs technology. Experience with gene editing techniques (e.g. CRISPR, siRNA). Strong understanding of drug discovery processes, including small/large molecule development is desirable Independent, self-starting and supportive of team-based research. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet timelines while maintaining attention to detail and setting high performance standards. Excellent communication skills with the ability to present results to multidisciplinary matrix teams, project leaders and senior management. Flexible, focused, enthusiastic, and highly motivated. Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific data. Excellent record keeping and organizational skills. Why GSK? Our values and expectations are 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 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. 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