Scientist/Senior Scientist

Collegeville, PA
April 23 2021
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Job Type
Senior Scientist
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Apr 23 2021 GlaxoSmithKline is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company that combines both individual talent and technical resources to support our mission to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our goal is to be one of the world's most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing. This Scientist/Senior Scientist role will specifically: Accountable for experimental timelines in accordance with business objectives. Keeps supervisor informed of progress and activities. Independently writes specific technical sections of internal and external reports. Contribute to scientific papers and internal reports. Active member of program teams - may lead sub-team work. Prepares detailed oral or written summaries of results with interpretation for projects/programs. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following… Identifies and troubleshoots problems in the execution of experimental processes/technical studies/tasks. Operates laboratory equipment with minimal supervision. Designs and executes new methods and protocols related to area of expertise and/or proactively incorporates new technology or techniques into practice with minimal supervision. Fully understands the rationale and hypotheses for experimental designs and/or has extensive theoretical understanding of a particular area of science. Actively promotes Data Integrity standards within department. Assists in new research directions and novel strategies to achieve project or department goals. Designs and executes new methods and protocols related to area of expertise which influence "project" direction Performs complex data management tasks with minimal supervision. Interprets results and communicates to supervisor and/or designs next logical step of experiments based on interpretation of results. Presents effectively at internal R&D meetings. Works effectively and collaboratively within own team Begins to develop networking skills through interactions with scientist outside of primary project roles. Identifies and begins to interpret problems in processes and/or in results and communicates them to his/her supervisor. Executes a wide range of experiments/technical studies/tasks independently based on protocol. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Master's degree with thesis in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, or related discipline 0-10 years of experience in industry Experience in biochemistry Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Experience in statistics Develops understanding of regulatory requirements, as appropriate Able to solve more complex problems relating to own projects Excellent oral and written communication 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. *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). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. 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