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Senior Scientist - Injectable Products

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Oct 9, 2022

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Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Job Type
Senior Scientist
Organization Type
All Industry, Pharma
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Are you a scientist in sterile formulation and injectables eager to contribute to the development of life-changing drug products? Are you eager to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together? This may be the right opportunity for you!

As an Senior Scientist, you will be responsible for managing and contributing to the development of GSK's products. You will participate in international product teams to define and implement development policies and programs that best support the strategy and future positioning of the organization.

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

  • Member of a team responsible for enabling the progression of NCEs from candidate selection to product commercialization.
  • Member of matrix teams supporting product development.
  • Progress drug product design & development aspects of projects, utilizing experience and expertise as part of a Product Development &Supply technical matrix team and wider matrix teams.
  • Exercise professional judgment to determine the most appropriate course of action for a project.
  • Contributes to Drug Product Development strategies.
  • Develop phase appropriate formulations to support clinical studies and ultimately commercialization.
  • Develop and optimize processes for the manufacture of drug products and participate in manufacturing of clinical supplies.
  • Design and execute DoE, scale up studies, and participate in technology transfer.
  • Prepare development reports and participate in preparing regulatory documents.
  • Propose and deliver innovative approaches to achieve project goals.
  • Provide correct interpretation of results and perform complex data management and analysis.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Pharmaceutics, Chemical Engineering, or other related fields with a minimum of 2 years of industrial experience in pharmaceutical development.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Experience in formulation and process development of small molecules, particularly novel complex injectable products, e.g. long acting injectables, liposomes, etc.
  • Experience in developing phase appropriate formulations and manufacturing processes for small molecules.
  • Good understanding of physico-chemical properties and biopharmaceutics is desired.
  • Expertise in sterilization techniques is preferred.
  • Experience in working within a product development matrix team.
  • Demonstrates networking skills through interactions across departments, divisions, and disciplines
  • Familiar with cGMP and regulatory requirements for manufacturing operations and documentation.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

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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