Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville, Canada - Ontario - Mississauga Posted Date: Jan 25 2022 Are you a recent graduate of a doctorate program in a scientific discipline or pursuing a career change in research? Have you considered a career in medical writing? GSK is seeking someone with strong communication skills who is curious about vaccine development. As a global organization, we offer exciting mentoring and professional development opportunities.. The Scientific Writer position is based at our US Research and Development Center (RDC) in Rockville, Maryland, but remote working may be possible for those in other geographic locations. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Contribute to documents and activities to be included in registration files. Author clinical documents supporting vaccine studies following defined templates. Ensure the consistency and quality level of all documents that are issued. Actively participate in all aspects of document development planning, coordination and review meetings to integrate and address stakeholder comments. Proactively raise and discuss concerns/ issues in an open and timely manner and within the global team at GSK Vaccines to promote high scientific standards by pointing out any potential inconsistencies or inaccuracies and proposing alternative wording or strategies. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Master's degree in life sciences or medical background or equivalent expertise Experience in scientific methodology in the design, conduct and description of clinical research. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: PhD or equivalent Excellent command over English language (verbal and written). Good understanding of complex scientific information & skills to communicate information to various target audiences Excellent organization skills to coordinate and collaborate with geographically dispersed multicultural teams Understands the organization of scientific documents. Possesses computer skills and general computer literacy. Why GSK? At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggest changes we've made to our business in over 20 years. We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands. With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients - so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact - with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together. 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). 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