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Associate Scientist, Upstream Process Development

Employer
GSK
Location
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 25, 2022

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Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Other, Manufacturing/QA/QC
Job Type
Staff Scientist
Organization Type
Pharma
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Are you looking for a role that you can develop cell-based analytical assays to support cell and gene therapies? If so, this is the role for you.

As Biopharmaceuticals Staff you will be responsible for assisting in the analytical development of cell-based and molecular biological methods as well as qualify and transfer the assays to a quality control setting.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Develop the analytical method and transfer of internal product to quality control laboratories, contract manufacturing organizations, or testing laboratories
  • Perform assay qualifications
  • Support laboratory and equipment maintenance
  • Support external collaborations to enhance our analytical capabilities and enable the future vision of a robust and rapid testing strategy for cell and gene therapy products
  • Participate in risk assessments to develop robust product control strategies for cell/gene therapy programs
  • Perform analytical testing to support the development process
  • Execute and write up scientific experiments in a timely manner and with high quality
  • Support training of colleagues in quality control and product development
  • Interact with third parties and testing laboratories


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in analytical method development


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
  • Ability to interpret analytical results from experiments to troubleshoot and optimize analytical methods


Why GSK?

Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.


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