Investigator - Mass Spectrometry

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 5, 2022

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Sector
Pharmaceutical
Organization Type
Corporate
Jobseeker Type
Professional
Are you energized by a highly collaborative scientific role in chemistry that allows you to impact scientific strategy and accelerate R&D delivery? If so, this role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, design, and execute experiments using mass spectrometry (both LC-MS and GC-MS qualitative) to further the course of discovery and development projects
  • Ensure appropriate use of mass spectrometry to define control strategies for New Chemical Entities (NCEs)
  • Explore and implement innovative research areas and/or apply innovative solutions to project problems
  • Demonstrate a high level of problem-solving capability and ability to identify and troubleshoot technical or resource issues
  • Contribute to and effectively work within matrix teams comprised of colleagues both within and across departments
  • Operational knowledge of laboratory/plant equipment
  • Contribute to regulatory dossiers and author/review reports
  • Comply with the requirements of quality, safety, and GSK policies and procedures and ensure that GSK intellectual property is protected
  • Self-motivated flexible approach with good organizational skills and ability to communicate in a scientific manner
  • Working knowledge of GxP requirements, SOPs, and policies
  • Appropriate knowledge of regulatory requirements as applied to the drug development process


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • MS in chemistry or related field and +5 years industry experience
  • PhD in analytical chemistry (mass spectrometry related discipline) and 0-2 years industry experience


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Advanced knowledge of high-resolution MS instrumentation and ionization modalities (e.g. QTOF, Orbitrap, MALDI, APCI, ESI, etc.)
  • Robust understanding of organic chemistry
  • Experience in structural identification of small molecules using mass spectrometry
  • Proven track record of innovation in the field of mass spectrometry supported by publications and presentations at international conferences
  • Proven track record of development of novel LC-MS and/or GC-MS methodology
  • Experience identifying metabolites/impurities/degradants using mass spectrometric techniques to provide key information for projects at all stages of pharmaceutical development (from early phase development to marketed product support)
  • Experience in analysis of biomolecules by mass spectrometry
  • Experience in developing quantitative methods using mass spectrometric techniques
  • Experience in troubleshooting MS instruments/methods
  • Experience in regulated GxP laboratory
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of spectroscopic techniques other than mass spectrometry (e.g. NMR, FTIR, Raman, XRPD, etc.)


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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