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Senior Analytical Scientist

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Jul 7, 2022

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We are building a state-of-the-art end to end Biopharm capability which delivers efficient discovery of antibody molecules that are selected and engineered for rapid development so that, together with our therapy area partners, we discover, develop and manufacture novel portfolio of exciting medicines to benefit patients around the world. If you aim to be part of a global cutting edge drug development and discovery organization and are motivated to contribute towards bringing lifesaving drugs to patients , join us!

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Are you looking for a collaborative analytical chemist role that allows you to contribute to scientific strategy and accelerate Pharmaceutical Research and Development? If so, this role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Senior Scientist, you will design and perform experiments that develop, qualify, and implement various analytical methods and state-of-the art analytical technologies that focus on product quality and/or process-specific analytes and support various aspects of biopharmaceutical process development and manufacturing. You will be involved in all aspects of the biopharmaceutical development, including engagement with project teams and other stakeholders for various projects in different stages of development.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Develop and perform assays that support the development, release and stability testing of Biopharmaceutical drug substance and drug product.
  • Review of experiments, stability protocols, and other key documents
  • With supervision, executes method verification experiments appropriate to clinical development phases.
  • Work closely with outsourcing partners to deliver results.
  • Oversee and independently performs a variety of complex sample and standard tasks (receipt, check-in, login, labeling, launching, inventory, transport, check- out, return, disposals, etc.) in support of the laboratory between departments and with outsourcing partners.
  • Lead activities related to equipment qualification.
  • Contribute and support departmental cross-training activities on analytical techniques used for analysis of biopharm molecules.
  • Perform routine data management tasks including recording results effectively in a laboratory notebook or computer independently (e.g., tabulating and graphing results).
  • Identify and troubleshoots any problems in the execution of experimental processes; interprets results and communicates them to his/her supervisor.
  • Follow safety requirements for his/her laboratory/working environment

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • BS in Chemistry, or related scientific field with 5+ years' of biopharmaceutical development experience, OR MS in Chemistry, or related scientific field with 3+ years' biopharmaceutical development experience.
  • Experience in analytical separations methods such as HPLC, uHPLC, cIEF, or CGE.
  • Experience with assay development/qualification/validation, pharmacopeia compliance, and analytical life cycle management.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Understanding of the biopharmaceutical product lifecycle.
  • Experience with analytical support of challenging biopharmaceutical formulations
  • Knowledge of protein analytical & biochemical techniques such as HPLC, UPLC, capillary electrophoresis, LC-MS or 2D-HPLC.
  • Technical expertise and working familiarity with several analytical techniques, and laboratory procedures.
  • Knowledge of how to analyze and interpret experimental data.
  • Familiarity of FDA/EU/UK and ICH regulations and guidance related to analytical transfer and validation and release and stability testing.
  • Ability to collaborate well with others in and across groups.

Why GSK?

Uniting science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together

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 is ambitious for patients - so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact - with clear ownership ofgoals 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 thisexciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​



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