Reproductive Toxicology Senior Scientist
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Nov 10 2021 Are you looking for a toxicology opportunity where you can work to conduct and summarize toxicology safety studies on new drug substances? If so, this is the job for you. As Toxicology Professional you will be responsible for providing specialized scientific expertise for drug discovery and development. You will also be responsible for interactions with Regulatory agencies for program guidance, study interactions and design, risk evaluation, and regulatory compliance. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Design and execute new methods and protocols related to area of expertise and/or proactively incorporates new technology and techniques into practice Execute a wide range of experiments/technical studies/tasks Identify and troubleshoot problems in the execution of experimental processes/technical studies/tasks Understand the rationale and hypotheses for experimental designs and/or have extensive theoretical understanding of a particular area of science Develop an understanding of regulatory requirements Actively promote data integrity standards within department Take a leadership role for data integrity projects Assist in new research directions and novel strategies to achieve “project” and department goals Perform complex data management tasks with minimal supervision Interpret results and communicate to supervisor on designs and next logical step of experiments based on the data Keep supervisor informed of progress and activities Independently write specific technical sections of internal and external reports Contribute to scientific papers and internal reports Present at internal Research and Development meetings Develop networking skills through interactions with scientists outside of primary “project” roles Be an active member of program teams and lead sub-team work Prepare detailed oral or written summaries of results with interpretation for projects/programs Anticipate problems and proactively seek input from other scientists Rat and rabbit Fetal evaluations in reproductive toxicology studies Being a study director in early screening reproductive toxicology studies Represent GSK in external forums Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: · Minimum a bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience Perform technical aspects of reproductive toxicology studies in which there is direct involvement in accordance with the study protocol Experience with fetal examination procedures (external, visceral and skeletal examinations), both rodent and rabbit. Experience working under Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs; 21 CFR Part 58), animal welfare regulations, and standard operating procedures. Being agile and independent, and able to travel between GSK laboratory site and local CRO to participate in performing fetal examinations Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Experience or willingness to learn whole embryo culture techniques Study Director experience conducting studies under a protocol or willingness to learn these duties. Agility and interest in developing and applying new technology (eg. Micro-CT, novel imaging technology) Experience with electronic data collection systems (eg. Provantis) Strong work ethic and experience working in a team environment 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. 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