Investigator, Chemical Biology

Collegeville, PA
June 25 2021
Organization Type
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Jun 25 2021 Do you have a profound interest in the practical application of chemistry to solve biological problems? If so, this Chemical Biologist role would be a great opportunity to consider. As a Chemical Biology team member, you will be carrying out experimental work within the group to support initiation and progression of GSK programs and capabilities. You will be influencing the experimental strategies of the team and contributing to establishing a culture and environment of scientific excellence. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Values and Expectations: Collaborative working with data scientists, biochemists, chemoproteomics scientists and cell biologists. Supervising and developing other scientists Work through problems logically and apply innovative solutions (appropriate to grade) Key responsibilities may include: Maintaining high individual lab-based chemical biology productivity. Enable the team by driving the design and implementation of experiments to solve biological questions. Help GSK establish industry-leading, cutting edge chemical biology capabilities Establish personal and profession development goals and outline plan to meet them. Adopt new technologies and apply them to project work Use scientific literature and database resources in the execution of project related work Exhibit flexibility, being open to new ways of working Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Ph.D. in chemical biology or related field, + 2 yrs post-graduate experience or equivalent Experience working with contemporary chemical biology techniques and literature Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Able to effectively work and communicate across the chemistry/biology interface. Eagerness to grow and develop as a scientist. Demonstrated track record of peer reviewed publications and scientific meeting presentations based predominantly on their own work Techniques related to target identification, validation, tractability, and engagement - including but not limited to protein degradation, ligand directed chemistry, imaging probes, affinity-based platforms 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). 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