Senior Scientist

Collegeville, PA
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Job Type
Senior Scientist
Organization Type
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Jan 13 2022 Senior Scientist - Cell Biology We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to fill a position in the Medicine Design organization within R&D. The scientist will be responsible for development of in vitro cellular assays for the purpose of high throughput screening (HTS) and compound profiling. In this role, the scientist will have the opportunity to work on targets supporting multiple therapeutic areas including Oncology, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Neurology and Inflammation. If your experience aligns with these skills and therapeutic areas, then this job may be for you! This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Independently run in vitro plate based cell assays to support small molecule Lead Optimization Independently execute routine laboratory experiments and data analysis on a weekly basis Summarize and communicate experimental results in a timely manner to program teams Comfortable with a faced paced and productivity-oriented laboratory Work in a matrix team environment to enable optimum delivery of project and department objectives to the highest possible scientific standard Contribute to HTS campaigns either as part of screening team or as screen lead With guidance, develop in vitro cellular assays that enable interrogation of cellular targets or pathways for high throughput screening (HTS) and/or compound profiling efforts Capable of integrating data streams across a project and gain insights from the data fabric Writing up experimental results in electronic notebook in a timely manner Ensure compliance with all GSK R&D data integrity practices, safety, best practice and laboratory standards Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: A BS in a life sciences discipline with 5 + years relevant laboratory experience or a MS in a relevant discipline (e.g. Cell Biology, Immunology, Oncology) Preferred Qualifications: If you have any the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Qualified candidates should have strong track-record in one or more of the following disciplines: Cell Biology, Immunology, Oncology, Infectious Disease or Molecular Pharmacology with: Drug discovery industry experience Working experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Cell based assay development, Cellular target engagement, Molecular Pharmacology Experience in one or more of the following therapy areas: Immunology, Oncology, Infectious Disease, Inflammation, Neurology Experience designing miniaturized in vitro assays for the purposes of compound screening (HTS) Experience with Predictive disease-relevant tissue culture models with emphasis on primary cell/stem cell, and/or co-culture models Comfortable working at the interface of biology and chemistry; understanding of structure activity relationships (SAR) Experience working with data at scale, including multiparametric data analysis Demonstrated strengths in high performance behaviors, such as building relationships, flexible thinking, and agility Protein biochemistry experience to complement your cell biology background Experience in the following technical fields Microplate-based assays Cellular target engagement Cellular Thermal Shift Assay (CETSA) Flow Drug combination screening Large molecule (e.g. antibody) pharmacology Western blotting Qualified candidates should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and strong enterprise behavior working across different lines to ensure optimum support of drug discovery programs. The preferred candidate will have industry experience in a drug discovery setting and/or experience with one or more of the preferred qualifications listed above 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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