Are you energized by the challenge of shaping and accelerating the discovery and engineering of enzymes for use in research, development and manufacturing? If so, this Molecular Biologist opportunity in our Synthetic Biochemistry Team could be an exciting opportunity to consider.
As a Molecular Biologist you will be responsible for providing advanced biology expertise to an interdisciplinary team, enabling design and generation of mutant enzyme libraries as part of our Enzyme Engineering Group.
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…
- Work closely with bioinformatics scientists to acquire and design mutant enzyme libraries
- Utilize high throughput cloning technology to c onstruct , and op timize high-throu ghput protein expression in various microbial host organisms
- Wo rk closely with assay scientists to identify and resolve barriers to protein evolution
- Exhibit flexibility, being open to new ways of working across multi-disciplinary teams
- Liaise with scientists & external collaborators at all levels . Conduct scientific work programs and make contributions both independently or as a member of a team with other R&D staff
- Generate conclusion reports, present data in team meetings & participate in writing of abstracts & publications
- Keep up to date on relevant scientific literature and apply those learnings for technology development and project related work
- Maintain customer focus, data integrity , and demonstrate a high degree of urgency
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
- MS in Molecular Biology or related field with 5+ years relevant experience, preferably industrial, or Ph.D. with 1-2 years releva nt experience
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
- Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, displaying excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
- Familiarity with next-generation DNA sequencing, high-throughput liquid handling and automation equipment
- Experience optimizing enzyme expression, especially for high-throughput applications
- Knowled ge of standard bioinformatic s and structural analysis tools
- Understanding of directed evolution approaches including both random and rational methods
- Proficiency in modern molecular biology techniques
- Demonstrated expertise with microbial protein expression systems
- Experience with synthetic biology and enzyme engineering techniques
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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