• GlaxoSmithKline PLC
  • $81,640.00 -118,940.00/year*
  • Drexel Hill , PA
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 759 Cornell Ave


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Are you energized by a challenging role in biology, where scientific demand is driving team growth? If so, this Senior Scientist would be a great opportunity to consider.

As a Senior Scientist, you will be supporting drug discovery programs with programs with a focus on running established protocols as well as developing new assays to interrogate pharmacology of novel modulators of innate immune targets. You will be joining a high-functioning team of scientists.In this role, you will be expected to have excellent communication and organizational skills, present results at team and project meetings, and maintain accurate records.

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

Be responsible for developing cellular and tissue/organ culture-based assays.

Testing of pre-clinical study samples from various sources.

You will contribute to on-going efforts in investigating biology/analytical platforms.

Embedding of innovative cell analysis platforms into the department.

Deliver, interpret and communicate complex scientific data to project/program teams.

Expand knowledge of complex industry analysis software to enable discovery modernization.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelor s or Master s Degree in Immunology, Biotechnology and/or Biomedical sciences fields with at least 3 years laboratory research experience in in an immunology environment.
  • Cellular and Molecular biology experience is required.
  • Excellent record keeping and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver high-quality, consistent results in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects effectively and meet timelines successfully with the utmost attention to detail while setting high performance standards.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific data.
  • Ability to design and execute new and established methods and protocols.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Previous experience in biotech and/or pharmaceutical drug discovery
  • Technical expertise in primary cell culture
  • Technical expertise in FACS analysis
  • Technical expertise in running ELISA/MSD, transfection and transductions, cell-based assays, and pharmacodynamic assay development.
  • Independent, self-starting and supportive of team-based research.
  • Understanding of drug discovery processes, including small/large molecule development.
  • 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.
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    Associated topics: biochemistry, biological engineer, biomechanics, biomedical, enzyme, fermentation, medical, neurodegenerative, pain, therapeutic

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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