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Associate Scientist - Immunology and System Serology

Employer
GSK
Location
Rockville, MD
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 27, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Immunology, Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Job Type
Staff Scientist
Organization Type
Pharma
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Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville Posted Date: May 19 2022 Are you looking for a biology role that allows you to grow professionally and contribute to the development of best-in-class medicines? If so, this role could be an exciting opportunity to explore. An Associate Scientist will be focused on working with the Immunology and System Serology team to analyze the critical samples from in vivo animal studies and human clinical trials and act as an in vivo study monitor. The Associate Scientist will also work within the team to develop and qualify the assays required to evaluate a diverse pipeline of vaccine projects. We are looking for an innovative scientist with experience running ligand binding and neutralizations assays who can selflessly contribute to multiple projects and help usher a wide variety of vaccine candidates through preclinical development. This role will provide YOU with the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Experience in running assays to support in vivo animal studies and human clinical study testing. Serve as study monitor for PreClinical in vivo animal studies. Support senior members of the Immunology and System Serology team by running and analysing experiments for assay development projects. Perform data management tasks including data analysis. Writes protocols and procedures to support PreClinical assays. Write specific technical sections of internal and external reports. Other responsibilities as assigned by management. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelors degree with 2+ years of experience in a related biotechnology field OR Masters degree in life sciences with 0+ years of experience Experience in running ligand binding (Luminex, ELISA, etc) and/or neutralization assays. Experience working aseptically and maintaining cell cultures. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Familiar with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and GraphPad Prism. Experience working in a lab environment in immunology and/or virology. Experience working with liquid handling system ( Tecan, Hamilton, Agilent, etc.). Familiar with handling human biological samples. 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. #VaccinesRD *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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