Scientific Leader, Protein & Cellular Sciences (Biotech)
GlaxoSmithKline is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company that combines a talented workforce 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 are seeking a highly motivated scientist with an established track record in molecular biology and cell engineering to join our multidisciplinary research team in the department of Protein, Cellular, and Structural Sciences within the Medicinal Science & Technology division of R&D at GSK's facility in Upper Providence, Pennsylvania. The successful candidate will lead a team of 3-4 scientists with expertise in molecular and cell biology. The primary responsibility of the department is to design, generate and validate biological reagents for discovery activities across all of GSK's therapeutic modalities. The department also provides the structural and mechanistic understanding of drug target, molecular recognition and mode of action to deliver the best molecule.
This position will be accountable for evaluating and implementing new technologies in molecular and cell biology to enable delivery of more disease relevant reagents and assays at an industrial scale for GSK's pre-clinical drug discovery programs. The individual will be expected to split their time evenly between the laboratory and management responsibilities. The individual will lead drug discovery programs, mentor junior scientists and publish findings in peer reviewed journals. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute to the professional development of others, assist in setting and communicating departmental objectives, while embracing and promoting GSK values. Title and salary will be commensurate with experience.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Today there are still millions of people without access to basic healthcare, thousands of diseases without adequate treatments and millions more people who suffer from everyday ailments. At GSK we want to change this.
We want to help people do more, feel better, live longer
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As a science-led, global healthcare business with clear values, we offer countless opportunities for people at various stages of their careers. On-the-job learning and rewarding individual contributions are extremely important to us. We believe in creating an inclusive and safe working environment and supporting our employees to help their communities.
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