Scientific Investigator (In Vivo) Oncology

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Science, Pharmaceutical
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Site Name: Cambridge 300 Technology Square Posted Date: Oct 27 2021 Are you energized by the challenge of shaping and accelerating the scientific expertise of a biology program? If so, this Investigator opportunity could be an exciting opportunity to consider. The Oncology Synthetic Lethality Research Unit has an opening for an In Vivo Pharmacologist at its Cambridge, MA site. The successful candidate will work together with a highly motivated team to discover and develop novel oncology drugs with a clear genetic relationship to cancer. The primary responsibility of this position will be to represent in vivo pharmacology in various project teams and lead the in vivo strategy to move the program forward. The candidate should be able to independently execute on a variety of in vivo techniques used to evaluate a compound in mouse tumor models and deliver high quality data. The candidate must be proficient in planning, executing and analyzing data to effectively achieve project goals and timelines. Why you? Basic Qualifications: PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or related life sciences field with strong scientific background in in vivo oncology or non-PhD with 10-15 years pharmaceutical experience At least two years of experience in design, conduct, and analyze data from in vivo pharmacology studies. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in working with vivo tumor models (Cell line derived, Patient derived and Syngeneic mouse models). Expertise in techniques including- cell culture, compound preparation and formulation, administration to mice (i.v., s.c., p.o.), tumor implantation and measurements Demonstrated expertise including PK/PD, efficacy and biomarker studies to inform patient selection strategies, dose and schedule optimization, and identify rationale drug combinations. Ability to lead from the bench in problem solving and the development of innovative solutions. Data analytical skills using Prism Graph Pad or other softwares Excellent communication and presentation skills A proven track record of high productivity and scientific publications in peer reviewed journals. Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a matrix environment. Why GSK? Our values and expectations are 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. *LI-GSK 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. 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