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Associate Director of Translational Research Academic Partnerships

Collegeville, Pennsylvania; Waltham, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jun 25, 2022
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Are you interested in a new opportunity developing and maintaining strategic partnerships? If so, this Associate Director Translational Research Academic Partnerships opportunity could be an exciting opportunity to consider.

Job Purpose:

The mission and vision of the Translational Research Partnerships group is to deliver transformational therapies to cancer patients through scientific collaboration and cutting-edge technology. These will be partnerships with global leaders in Oncology in translational research in close collaboration with GSK stakeholders in the research units, development teams, and medical affairs.

Job Responsibilities:

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…

  • Be responsible for establishing strong relationships with the development teams to understand their research strategy and identify scientific gaps that academic collaboration can address.
  • Assist in identifying potential collaborative partners by developing a solid understanding of the research activity (through publications, congresses, and stakeholder insight) within translational and technology areas of importance to GSK Oncology and at key academic institutions.
  • Be responsible for establishing outreach to potential collaborative partners and coordinating meetings, including scheduling, team preparation, and outputs.
  • Be responsible for managing collaborations, including team/governance approval, contracting process, development of workplan and deliverables, due diligence, budget and progress tracking.
  • Promote academic engagement by coordinating relevant invited speaker seminars, consultancies, coordinating targeted face-to-face engagements at key congresses.

Why You?

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in scientific field.
  • Two or more years experience in Oncology research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education -PhD in life sciences with 2 years of experience in Oncology RD or MS/BS in Biology with 5-10 years of experience in Oncology drug development.

  • Candidate must have a strong scientific background in cancer biology and a high degree of technical expertise in cellular or molecular biological techniques and/or translational techniques.
  • Candidate must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, including listening, verbal and written communication proficiency
  • Candidate must be highly collaborative with a demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally across Oncology R&D as well as with external stakeholders.
  • Candidate must be highly organized and able to prioritize with focus on unit objectives.
  • Experience working in an academic environment is a plus.

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader inConsumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggestchanges 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 geneticsscience; 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 diseasetogether - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; andas 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 culturethat isambitious for patients- so we deliver what matters better and faster;accountable for impact- with clear ownership ofgoals and support to succeed; andwhere we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at thisexciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​

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