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Formulation Scientist (investigator/Principal Investigator) - Injectable Products

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Aug 23, 2022

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Are you looking for an opportunity to design and execute studies to discover, understand, model, simulate, and create new drug molecules? If so, this is the role for you.

As Formulation Product Development Manager Professional, you will be responsible for the understanding of actives, raw materials and their function and how they are brought together to form a stable, functioning product from prototype evaluation to commercial launch.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Independently select the design and execute of experiments based on interpretation of results
  • Implement and maintain a scientifically current, state-of-the-art laboratory environment
  • Take a leadership role for safety, regulatory and compliance within their department
  • Provide attention to data quality, integrity and archiving for own work and of others
  • Peer-review of others work
  • Initiate new research directions and novel strategies to achieve “project” and department goals
  • Identify new scientific opportunities for primary discipline
  • Seek peer challenge and review of scientific ideas and experimental design
  • Influence project direction by interpreting results outside area of expertise
  • Develop networking skills with external key opinion leaders and experts in specific therapeutic or scientific disciplines
  • Perform complex data management and data interpretation tasks/analyses
  • Ensure that design and interpretation of complex experiments and data management activities impact Research and Development decision making
  • Make effective decisions to achieve desired outcomes of project team through technical or scientific interpretation of results
  • Prepare detailed oral or written reports of results in the context of strategic fit, feasibility and rationale for "projects"
  • Independently authors scientific papers
  • Present internal Research and Development forums and external meetings
  • Independently prepares and communicate conclusions and recommendations for next steps
  • Demonstrate networking skills through interactions across departments and divisions
  • Lead small projects/project sub teams to achieve technical or business outcomes
  • Active and influential scientific participant in at least one project/program
  • Update supervisor and matrix leaders informed of progress and activities
  • Anticipate problems and proactively seeks input from other teams/divisions within Research and Development
  • Use scientific expertise to solve project related problems of colleagues and of other projects

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

· Masters, PhD, or equivalent practical work experience in relevant discipline (i.e. Chemical Engineering, Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science)

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and drug development process
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Scientific expertise
  • Project management experience
  • Experience analyzing data
  • Ability to influence others
  • Experience in Post doc

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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