GSK

Associate Scientist, Physico-Chemical Characterization - SAM/mRNA

Employer
GSK
Location
Rockville, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 11 2021
Ref
304894
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Staff Scientist
Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville Posted Date: Oct 11 2021 Are you looking for biology role that allows you to grow professionally and contribute to the development of best-in-class medicines? If so, this role could be an exciting opportunity to explore. As an Associate Scientist, you will perform biological discovery and development research within a major or significant therapeutic area or a sub-specialty (e.g. biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology). This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Performing routine biophysical characterization methods such as LC-MS, CGE, cIEF, light scattering, particle characterization, spectroscopy, calorimetry, other compendial test etc. Preparation of samples for characterization studies Maintain thorough electronic lab notebooks and documentation records Deliver reproducible and impactful results under ambitious timelines Execute and troubleshoot standard protocols, develop and adapt new protocols into practice to improve assays as needed. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelors/Masters in Sciences/Engineering discipline with experience in biological systems 1-4+ years experience (for Bachelors) and 0-2+ years experience (for Masters) Experience in mass spectrometry of large biomolecules Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Strong verbal and written communication skills Meticulous and motivated lab scientist with demonstrated experience Strong theoretical and practical background in proteomics and biophysical characterization methodologies 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 VxRD* 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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