Are you a highly motivated scientific professional with experience in cellular and molecular Immunology? If so, the Investigator role may be right for you!
In this laboratory-based position, you will support early drug discovery projects with a focus on developing new experimental approaches to interrogate the pharmacology of novel modulators of innate immune targets. The selected candidate will be expected to possess excellent communication and organizational skills, present results at project team meetings and mentor junior scientists.
- PhD degree in Immunology or related field with 5+ years post-doctoral experience and a strong record of scientific publication OR
- MS degree with 8+ years of pharmaceutical laboratory experience in Immunology, Pharmacology, and Molecular Biology.
- Background designing experiments and delivering results in a timely fashion.
- Experienced in presenting results to multidisciplinary matrix teams, project leaders and senior management.
- Hands-on experience to prioritize multiple projects and meet timelines while maintaining attention to detail and setting high performance standards.
- Strong understanding of cellular and molecular biology techniques and flexibility to adopt new technologies.
- Experience with animal models of inflammatory disease, primary cell culture and multi-color flow cytometry.
- Independent, self-starting and supportive of team-based research.
- Previous experience in biotech and/or pharmaceutical drug discovery.
- Strong understanding of drug discovery processes, including small/large molecule development.
- Flexible, focused, enthusiastic, and highly motivated.
- Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific data.
- Excellent record keeping and organizational skills.
- Excellent communication skills
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:
o Operating at pace and agile decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
o Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
o Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
o Sustaining energy and well-being.
o Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
o Budgeting and cost-consciousness.
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