Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - King of Prussia Posted Date: Oct 26 2021 Are you looking for a challenging opportunity that allows you to leverage your technical expertise to work with novel analytical technologies to support the development of pharmaceuticals? If so, this Principle Scientist role for Biopharmaceutical Analytics and Characterization in Analytical Platforms and Platform Modernization will be an exciting opportunity for you to explore. Product Development and Supply is a highly experienced Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) organization accountable for delivering robust, cost effective and competitive products and manufacturing processes spanning the full life cycle of asset development from Discovery through Commercialization. These activities are delivered through state-of-the-art internal facilities as well as strategic external partners. Collectively, the team is accountable for CMC activities encompassing cell line development, cell culture/ microbial fermentation, purification development, and drug product/ device development. We also pioneer innovative technologies to improve robustness, reduce cost of goods, and improve the patient experience. As a Principle Scientist for Biopharmaceutical Analytics and Characterization in Analytical Platforms and Platform Modernization, you will be a member of a highly skilled team of scientists responsible for the exploration, evaluation, and implementation of state-of-the art analytical technologies to support pharmaceutical process development and manufacturing, with a focus of developing workflows that can accelerate delivery in support of small molecule and biopharmaceutical development. In this dynamic role, you may interact with other labs, internal and external to GSK, to support the training and transfer of analytical methods and technologies. Your primary focus will be in the laboratory to explore, evaluate and implement technologies to expand GSK capabilities in process analytical technologies. A successful person will develop innovative workflows that further capabilities in the analysis of proteins including by participating in development, qualification and transfer of analytical methods that employ such techniques as HPLC, UPLC, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, CGE, cIEF, and other protein characterization methodologies including instrument control via coding (Python preferred). The role also involves verbal and written communication and requires good organization as well as a broader scientific knowledge. Both individual and team working are required and therefore the role will suit a scientist with good interpersonal skills, self-motivation and an open mindset to learning new skills in cross-functional teams. Basic Qualifications A Bachelor's degree with at least 10 years of experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry. Hands-on experience in analysis of proteins such as HPLC, uHPLC, cIEF, or CGE. An understanding of coding (Python preferred) is desired. Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills are a must. Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in Pharmaceutics, Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related scientific discipline with 5-7 years of similar experience OR PhD in Pharmaceutics, Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related scientific discipline with 0-3 years of hands-on experience and knowledge in method development to support characterization and/or product quality of biopharmaceuticals including HPLC, UHPLC, Capillary Electrophoresis, Spectroscopy, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, etc. An understanding of Process Analytics including automation, informatics, etc. An understanding of the product development life cycle. *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). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. 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