Scientific Investigator, Immunologist/Biologist - GlaxoSmithKline plc


: $53,265.00 - $117,070.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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

As a Scientific Investigator Immunologist/Biologist, you will be supporting drug discovery programs with a focus on running established protocols as well as developing new assays to interrogate pharmacology of novel modulators of innate immune targets.

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

  • Successfully develop and enhance biology analytical platforms and technologies.
  • Build scientific expertise through training and supervising a biology team with the necessary scientific and technical capabilities to support the nature and complexity of current and future Discovery requests.
  • Work collaboratively with Discovery teams to identify project needs and develop selected experiments to address project questions by agreed timelines.
  • Independently determine scientific approach and transfer optimized method to contract research organizations for application to studies on projects.
  • Development and application of industry tools for selected studies
  • Maintain a high level of documentation for all experimental work to ensure data integrity expectations are met.
  • Why you?

    Basic Qualifications:

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

  • PhD in Immunology or a relevant area of biology with 2+ years post-doctoral experience in an immunology environment.
  • Cell/Molecular biology experience.
  • 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.
  • Design and executes new and established methods and protocols.
  • Previous experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Advanced experience in cellular and molecular biology
  • Technical expertise in primary cell culture, FACS analysis, and in running ELISA/MSD, transfection and transductions, cell-based assays, and pharmacodynamic assay development.
  • Experience with in vivo models of inflammatory disease
  • Previous experience in biotech and/or pharmaceutical drug discovery
  • Advanced 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
  • *LI-GSK


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