Investigator, Vector Process Development
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: May 25 2021 GSK's Cell & Gene Therapy's Vector Process Development Group is responsible for delivering the Manufacturing Process of Viral Vectors for Cell and Gene Therapy Products. This position is an opportunity in a Research and Design (R&D) laboratory to develop downstream processes needed to purify large-scale manufactured viral vectors for Cell and Gene Therapy products. This position will design and execute studies using a variety of laboratory techniques such centrifugation, harvest filtration, column chromatography, ultrafiltration, design of experiments planning and analysis, and assay techniques, such as titer determination. This position will support the tech transfer of these viral vector processes to internal and external manufacturing sites. This role involves identifying and troubleshooting problems in the execution of experimental processes, technical studies and tasks. The investigator will need to anticipate problems and proactively seeks input from other scientists and engineers and execute experiments and data management activities that result in robust, high quality data to inform R&D decision making. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: MS with 5 years of industry experience or PhD degree in molecular medicine, molecular biology, chemical engineering, biology, immunology, biotechnology or related majors 3 years of experience designing and executing new methods and protocols related to area of expertise and/or proactively incorporating new technology or techniques into practice with minimal supervision 3 years of experience writing technical sections of internal and external reports. 3 years of experience in Process development or GMP experience Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Experience with AKTA column chromatography systems Tech transfer experience Gene therapy, such as lentiviral vector, experience Automation experience Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural, matrix teams 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. 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