GSK

Senior Scientist

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 21 2021
Ref
290814
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Senior Scientist
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: May 21 2021 ·Key Responsibilities Are you a highly motivated scientific professional with experience in cellular and molecular biology? If so, the Senior Scientist role may be right for you! In this laboratory-based position, you will support early drug discovery projects with a focus on developing new experimental approaches to interrogate the pharmacology of novel modulators of the immune response. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate with other team members to design and perform experimental studies to support the advancement of our autoimmune and inflammatory disease projects. Why you? Basic Qualifications: MS degree in Immunology or BS degree with 3+ years of pharmaceutical laboratory experience in Immunology, Pharmacology, or Cellular or Molecular Biology. 1 years' experience in animal models of autoimmunity (RA, IBD, MS, Type I diabetes, Lupus) and humanized mice models of inflammation. 1 years' experience in 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) Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Demonstrated record of scientific accomplishment through publications or patents. Strong understanding of cellular and molecular biology techniques and flexibility to adopt new technologies. Experience with animal models of inflammatory disease, primary cell culture, CRISPR, and multi-color flow cytometry. Independent, self-starting and supportive of team-based research. Previous experience in biotech and/or pharmaceutical drug discovery Strong understanding of drug discovery processes, including small/large molecule development. Ability to design and troubleshoot experiments to deliver results in a timely fashion. Excellent communication skills. Ability to maintain attention to detail and high-performance standards. Flexible, focused, enthusiastic, and highly motivated. Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate 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. *This is a job description to aide in the job posting, but does not include all job evaluation details. 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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