Associate Scientist

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 05, 2021
Closes
Jun 15, 2021
Ref
549850
Jobseeker Type
Professional
Organization Type
Corporate
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: May 5 2021 Job Description Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in developing, qualifying and transferring analytical methods to determine binding and biological activity of protein molecules such as antibodies. Write method SOPs; development and qualification reports; and transfer protocols. Provide assay support to R&D groups and play a leading role in transfer of the assays to Global Stability and Release, manufacturing plant, and/or a contractor. Some travel will be required. Train others and help to troubleshoot assay problems as they occur. Interpret the data and communicate experimental results through internal and external meetings, publications, and in reports. Accurately record experimental results in electronic laboratory notebooks. Maintain laboratory equipment and facilities and assure that the function and operation of the laboratory comply with the applicable procedures (safety, SOPs, and administrative procedures). Provide scientific input and recommendations to the project team decision making process. Keeps manager and matrix team leaders informed of progress and activities. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: BS or MS in biochemistry, Immunology, biological sciences or related scientific field with 2 years of hands-on experience in protein binding, immunoassays, and basic biochemistry techniques. Have experience of using one of following bioanalytical techniques: surface plasmon resonance (SPR) technology by Biacore, Bio-Layer Interferometry (BLI)‎ by Octet, HTRF or MSD. Proficiency with computer software packages used in the analysis of binding data. Preferred Qualifications: The following skills would be an added benefit for this position: Ability to independently design, troubleshoot, execute and interpret the results from experiments. Ability to occasionally travel both in the US and abroad. Experience of other analytics techniques, such as Ella, qPCR, cell-based assay and chromatograph Experience with laboratory automation, particularly Hamilton Excellent communication skills and ability to influence Strong technical writing skills for documentation Collaborates well with others in the group and across groups If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record site.

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