1+ months


King of Prussia, PA 19406
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - King of Prussia
Posted Date: Feb 3 2021

Are you looking for a challenging opportunity that allows you to leverage your technical expertise to work with novel analytical technologies to support the development of pharmaceuticals? If so, this Investigator role for Biopharmaceutical Analytics and Characterization in Analytical Platforms and Platform Modernization will be an exciting opportunity for you to explore.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company that combines both individual talent and technical resources to create a platform for the delivery of strong growth in a rapidly changing healthcare market. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. We want to attract, retain and motivate the very best people to support our business now and in the future. To do this, we take our responsibility as a modern employer seriously and we want to make sure that everyone is empowered to be themselves, feel good, and keep growing at GSK.

Product Development and Supply is a highly experienced Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) organization accountable for delivering robust, cost effective and competitive products and manufacturing processes spanning the full life cycle of asset development from Discovery through Commercialization. These activities are delivered through state-of-the-art internal facilities as well as strategic external partners. Collectively, the team is accountable for CMC activities encompassing cell line development, cell culture/ microbial fermentation, purification development, and drug product/ device development. We also pioneer innovative technologies to improve robustness, reduce cost of goods, and improve the patient experience.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • As an Investigator for Biopharmaceutical Analytics and Characterization in Analytical Platforms and Platform Modernization, you will be a member of a highly skilled team of scientists responsible for the exploration, evaluation, and implementation of state-of-the art analytical technologies to support pharmaceutical process development and manufacturing, with a focus of developing workflows that can accelerate delivery in support of small molecule and biopharmaceutical development.

  • In this dynamic role, you may interact with other labs, internal and external to GSK, to support the training and transfer of analytical methods. Your primary focus will be in the laboratory conducting development, qualification and transfer of analytical methods that employ such techniques as HPLC, UPLC, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, CGE, cIEF, and other protein characterization methodologies. The role also involves verbal and written communication and requires good organization as well as a broader scientific knowledge. Both individual and team working are required and therefore the role will suit a scientist with good interpersonal skills, self-motivation and an open mindset to learning new skills.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Bachelors degree in Pharmaceutics, Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related scientific discipline with 10+ years of similar experience

  • Masters degree in Pharmaceutics, Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related scientific discipline with 5+ years of similar experience

  • PhD degree in Pharmaceutics, Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related scientific discipline

  • Education and experience in method development to support characterization and/or product quality of biopharmaceuticals including HPLC, UHPLC, Capillary Electrophoresis, Spectroscopy, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and drug development process

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Scientific expertise

  • Project management experience

  • Experience analyzing data

  • Ability to influence others

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

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 GSKs compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSKs Transparency Reporting For the Record site.

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Posted: 2021-02-05 Expires: 2021-05-07

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