GSK

Sr Scientist (non-PhD), Immuno-Oncology, Cambridge, MA

Employer
GSK
Location
Cambridge, MA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
December 01 2021
Ref
308247
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Senior Scientist
Site Name: USA - Massachusetts - Cambridge Posted Date: Dec 1 2021 The Immuno-Oncology & Combinations Research Unit (IOC RU) is seeking an innovative and highly motivated Sr. Scientist with experience in immuno-oncology or immunology to join our team. In this lab-based role, the successful candidate will be responsible for designing and delivering biological work packages to support preclinical development of immune-based therapies for cancer. Building on your background in immuno-oncology/immunology, you will expand state-of-the-art in vitro and ex vivo assay capabilities at a growing GSK site and support novel target identification efforts using by characterize immune cell function on a single cell level. Applying a translational mindset, you will cultivate and work in a dynamic and collaborative environment to interrogate mechanisms of action and pharmacology of novel therapeutics, supporting GSK's diverse immuno-oncology pipeline from early discovery to first time-in-human commitment. We are looking for a creative, proactive, and goal-oriented researcher with a deep curiosity and enthusiasm for uncovering novel biology. You will be accountable for generating high quality, robust data and must have the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary matrix team. Additionally, you will need to be a collegial team player, open to the ideas of others, and embody a truth-seeking and inclusive culture. Why you? Basic Qualifications: B.S./B.A. plus 5 years or M.S. with 3 years of experience in immunology, immuno-oncology, or a related field in an academic or biopharmaceutical setting. Hands-on experience with multi-color flow cytometry, cytokine quantification, and mixed cell assay systems suitable for functional characterization of biologics, small molecules and drug combinations. Strong proficiency with isolation, culture, and experimental manipulation of various primary immune cell populations. Prior exposure to high-dimensional transcriptomics analyses of immune cells. Experience with independently designing, conducting, and analyzing pharmacology studies. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to contribute in a cross-functional and global environment. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with isolation, phenotypical and functional characterization of human tumor-infiltrating leukocytes. Understanding of bioinformatic analysis tools for transcriptomic data. Excitement for establishing novel technologies in an expanding lab environment. Ability to prioritize, manage time efficiently, and implement creative solutions to meet program needs. High degree of independence, proactivity, and a strong sense of accountability. Why GSK? As GSK Focuses On Our Values And Expectations And a Culture Of Innovation, Performance, And Trust, The Successful Candidate Will Demonstrate The Following Capabilities: 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. Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigor 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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