GSK

Senior Scientist, Biology

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
April 29 2021
Ref
288490
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Senior Scientist
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Apr 29 2021 Are you energized by a challenging role in biology, where scientific demand is driving team growth? If so, this Sr. Scientist role would be a great opportunity to consider. As Sr. Scientist, you will be contributing to various studies and be responsible for delivering critical pre-clinical data analysis. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. The candidate will support early stage drug discovery efforts within the Novel Human Genetics Research Unit by developing and executing biochemical and cell biology experiments to identify and validate novel drug targets across a range of disease indications. The position requires excellent organizational skills, problem-solving abilities, management of multiple ongoing tasks, and the ability to work effectively within a matrix team environment. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: A BS with 4+ years of experience in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular/cell biology, immunology, or related scientific discipline or a MS with 2+ years of experience in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular/cell biology, immunology, or related scientific discipline. Experience in basic molecular biology methods, including PCR and nucleic acid isolation and routine cell isolation and culture methods. Experience with the design and execution of biochemical and cell-based assays, including the application of enzyme activity and protein binding techniques, and the investigation of cellular signaling pathways using ELISA, immunoblotting, and gene expression analysis Experienced in maintaining detailed records and reviewing scientific literature. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Capable of independent experimental protocol development and the analysis and interpretation of scientific data. Highly organized and flexible in role assignments with solid written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with mechanisms and models of metabolic diseases. Experience with gene expression manipulation techniques, such as siRNA/shRNA and lentiviruses. Experience with the isolation and handling of induced pluripotent stem cells. 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. *This is a job description to aide in the job posting, but does not include all job evaluation details. *LI-GSK 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). 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