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Investigator - Innate Immunity Research Unit (II RU)

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, PA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 20, 2022

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Discipline
Other, Other
Job Type
Group Leader/Principal Investigator, Research Scientist
Organization Type
Pharma
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Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: May 12 2022 Investigator - Innate Immunity Research Unit (II RU) - Upper Providence, PA We are seeking a highly motivated scientific professional with experience in cellular and molecular Immunology, with emphasis on animal models of autoimmunity. In this laboratory-based position, the successful candidate will support early drug discovery projects with a focus on developing new experimental approaches and technology to interrogate the pharmacology of novel modulators of innate immune targets. The selected candidate will be expected to possess excellent communication and organizational skills, present results at project team meetings. Why you? Basic Qualifications: PhD degree in Immunology or related field with 3+ years post-doctoral experience and a strong record of scientific publication. Expertise in animal models of autoimmunity (RA, IBD, MS, Type I diabetes, Lupus) and humanized mice models of inflammation. Strong technical cell-based assay skills including primary cell culture, immune cell isolation from blood and tissue, and other functional ex-vivo cell-based assays (e.g. Innate cell biology) Ability to independently design experiments and deliver results in a timely fashion. Excellent communication skills with the ability to present results to multidisciplinary matrix teams, project leaders and senior management. Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific data. Excellent record keeping and organizational skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in organoids and developmental of biomarkers using oimcs technology. Experience with gene editing techniques (e.g. CRISPR, siRNA). Strong understanding of drug discovery processes, including small/large molecule development is desirable. Independent, self-starting and supportive of team-based research. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet timelines while maintaining attention to detail and setting high performance standards. Flexible, focused, enthusiastic, and highly motivated. 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. *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). 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