Associate Scientist

Collegeville, PA
October 27 2020
Are you seeking an opportunity where you can grow your technical expertise on pharmaceutical analysis and development? If so, this Associate Analytical Scientist role could be an exciting opportunity to explore.As an Associate Analytical Scientist, you will progress analytical aspects of projects, utilizing your technical expertise as part of a product development and wider matrix teams.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to contribute to analytical development and to progress YOUR career. Your responsibilities include some of the following …
  • Performs GMP analytical testing to support release or rejection of starting materials, synthetic intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients, as well as formulation intermediate, bulk and finished drug products.
  • With supervision, executes method validation experiments for starting materials, synthetic intermediates, drug substances and drug products appropriate to clinical development phases and in line with QbD approaches.
  • Documents laboratory work in accordance with GxP expectations, company policy, and legal requirements.
  • Conducts review of experiments, stability protocols, and other key documents
  • Writes specific technical sections of internal and external reports with supervision.
  • Performs routine data management tasks including recording results effectively in a laboratory notebook or computer independently (e.g., tabulating and graphing results).
  • Identifies and troubleshoots any problems in the execution of experimental processes; interprets results and communicates them to his/her supervisor.
  • With mentoring, prepares and communicates conclusions and recommendations for next steps to relevant members of own team or Matrix Teams.
  • Follows 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:
  • Bachelor's degree with 0-3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience working with several analytical techniques such as HPLC , and other analytical chemistry laboratory procedures
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting experimental data

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Thorough operational knowledge of laboratory equipment.
  • Waters Empower CDS, Labware
  • Experience with both small molecule and biopharm analytical development. Broad knowledge and experience in protein analytical & biochemical techniques such as HPLC, UPLC, capillary electrophoresis, spectroscopy, and other bioanalytical technologies would be a plus.

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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