Analytical Chemistry

Cambridge, MA
September 22 2021
Organization Type
Site Name: USA - Massachusetts - Cambridge Posted Date: Sep 22 2021 Analytical Chemist-Grade 9, Analytics/Analytical Group- (Encoded Library Technologies) - Cambridge, MA GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in the areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. By drawing upon the in-depth expertise of teams of multi-disciplinary scientists, we discover and develop novel medicines that will help patients do more, feel better and live longer. We are currently seeking an Analytical Chemist to join our Analytical Chemistry team to support endeavours in our industry-leading platform based around DNA encoded small molecules (Encoded Library Technologies), within GSK's NCE Discovery site in Cambridge, MA. Our focus is screening technologies based on affinity selection - a discovery paradigm to screen unprecedented chemical diversity at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional methods. Our platform is poised to achieve new levels of productivity following advances in selection methods, cheminformatics, and high throughput chemistry. Why you? Basic Qualifications: BS/MS in analytical, organic, or medicinal chemistry with 1-5 years of experience in the analytical instrument/pharmaceutical industry. Experience with common analytical techniques, such as Ultra high-performance Liquid Chromatography, Size Exclusion Chromatography, and knowledge of Mass Spectrometry techniques and UV detection. Strong attention to detail and a focus on quality results Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work independently, prepare and present reports, and collaborate across disciplines Preferred Qualifications: Experience with the usage of ThermoScientific Xcalibur, Waters Masslynx, and Agilent Chemstation softwares Familiarity with scaling reverse phase/normal phase chromatography from analytical analysis to semi-prep purifications Proficient Chromatography skills Proficient Data analysis skills with the usage of Excel/Python etc. Experience with Troubleshooting LC/MS instrumentation Closing Date for Applications: TBC 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. Please take a copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available post closure of the advert. When applying for this role, please use the ‘cover letter' of the online application or your CV to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. 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