GSK

Senior Scientist - Bioanalytical

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 27 2021
Ref
289549
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Senior Scientist
We are building a state-of-the-art end to end Biopharm capability which delivers efficient discovery of antibody molecules that are selected and engineered for rapid development so that, together with our therapy area partners, we discover, develop and manufacture novel portfolio of exciting medicines to benefit patients around the world. If you aim to be part of a global cutting edge drug development and discovery organization and are motivated to contribute towards bringing lifesaving drugs to patients, join us! Click here to know more about GSK Biopharm. #GSKBiopharm_Development Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in developing, qualifying and transferring analytical methods to determine binding and biological activity of protein molecules such as antibodies. Write method SOPs; development and qualification reports; and transfer protocols. Provide assay support to R&D groups and play a leading role in transfer of the assays to Global Stability and Release, manufacturing plant, and/or a contractor. Some travel will be required. Train others and help troubleshoot assay problems as they occur. Interpret data and communicate experimental results through internal and external meetings, publications, and in reports. Accurately record experimental results in electronic laboratory notebooks. Maintain laboratory equipment and facilities and assure that the function and operation of the laboratory comply with the applicable procedures (safety, SOPs, and administrative procedures). Provide scientific input and recommendations to the project team decision making process. Keeps manager and matrix team leaders informed of progress and activities. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: BS or MS in biochemistry, biological sciences, Immunology, or related scientific field with 3-5 years of hands-on experience in biological method or immunoassay design and function. Have experience of using at least one of following bioanalytical techniques: surface plasmon resonance (SPR) technologyā€ˇ, HTRF, ELISA or MSD. Demonstrated proficiency with computer software packages used in the analysis of data. Ability to independently design, troubleshoot, execute and interpret the results from experiments. Preferred Qualifications: The following skills would be an added benefit for this position: Experience of other analytics techniques, particularly Biacore, Octet, HTRF, MSD, Ella, qPCR or cell-based assay Experience with laboratory automation particularly using Hamilton Experience of method qualification and transfer to the GMP labs Excellent communication skills and ability to influence Strong technical writing skills for documentation Collaborates well with others in the group and across groups Performs timely data management, analysis and interpretation of results 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. *LI-GSK GSKBiopharm_Development 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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