Investigator Innate Immunity Research Unit
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Jul 9 2021 Are you looking to expand your expertise in bioinformatics in a global environment that allows you to keep pace with the speed of change? At GSK, we are transforming how new technologies are used to improve the lives of patients. We are seeking a highly motivated scientific professional with experience in cellular and molecular Immunology, with emphasis on animal models of autoimmunity. In this laboratory-based position, the successful candidate will support early drug discovery projects with a focus on developing new experimental approaches and technology to interrogate the pharmacology of novel modulators of innate immune targets. The selected candidate will be expected to possess excellent communication and organizational skills, present results at project team meetings. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: PhD degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Micro Biology, Pharmaceutical Experience in animal models of autoimmunity (RA, IBD, MS, Type I diabetes, Lupus) and humanized mice models of inflammation. 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: Experience in organoids and developmental of biomarkers using oimcs technology. Experience with gene editing techniques (e.g. CRISPR, siRNA). Strong understanding of drug discovery processes, including small/large molecule development is desirable Independent, self-starting and supportive of team-based research. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet timelines while maintaining attention to detail and setting high performance standards. Excellent communication skills with the ability to present results to multidisciplinary matrix teams, project leaders and senior management. Flexible, focused, enthusiastic, and highly motivated. Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific data. Ability to independently design experiments and deliver results in a timely fashion. 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. 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