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Senior Scientist - Mass Spectrometry

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Jun 29, 2022

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Physical Sciences, Chemistry
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Senior Scientist
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Are you looking for a collaborative chemistry role that allows you to contribute to scientific strategy and accelerate Research and Development? If so, this role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, design, and execute experiments using mass spectrometry (both LC-MS and GC-MS qualitative) to further the course of discovery and development projects
  • Demonstrate a sound practical understanding of MS instruments, processes, and data interpretation
  • Operational knowledge of laboratory/plant equipment
  • Contribute to regulatory dossiers and author/review reports
  • Contribute to and effectively work within matrix teams comprised of colleagues both within and across departments
  • Comply with the requirements of quality, safety, and GSK policies and procedures and ensure that GSK intellectual property is protected
  • Self-motivated flexible approach with good organizational skills and ability to communicate in a scientific manner
  • Working knowledge of GxP requirements, SOPs, and policies.
  • Appropriate knowledge of regulatory requirements as applied to the drug development process

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • BS in chemistry or related field and +5 years industry experience
  • MS in chemistry or related field and 0-2 years industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Basic knowledge of high-resolution MS instruments ionization modalities (e.g. QTOF, Orbitrap, MALDI, APCI, ESI, etc.)
  • Experience in structural identification of small molecules using mass spectrometry
  • Basic understanding of organic chemistry
  • Experience identifying metabolites/impurities/degradants using mass spectrometric techniques to provide key information for projects at all stages of pharmaceutical development (from early phase development to marketed product support)
  • Experience in the development of LC-MS and GC-MS methodology
  • Experience in regulated GxP laboratory
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of spectroscopic techniques other than mass spectrometry (e.g. NMR, FTIR, Raman, XRPD, etc.)

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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