Are you motivated by a challenging role in biology, where scientific demand is driving team growth? If so, this Scientist, Molecular Biology role would be a great opportunity to consider.
The Molecular Biology group at the US Research and Development Center, GSK Vaccines, is responsible for generating and characterizing all vaccine candidates utilizing our viral vector-based vaccine technology. They provide key molecular biology and cell biology support to all GSK Vaccine projects and platforms. This group is also responsible for implementing new techniques and technology to improve high-throughput generation and screening of vaccine candidates, including high-throughput cloning and cell-based characterization.
We are looking for a highly motivated scientist, with proven record in utilizing the most up to date molecular biology and cell biology techniques in a high-throughput environment, to take a role in generating and testing new vaccine candidates
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…
To provide expertise in the areas of DNA cloning, in-vitro RNA transcription and cell-based assay characterization of vaccine candidates
Utilize high-throughput workflows for molecular biology and cell biology processes to generate and characterize vaccine candidates
Work with other scientists to design and develop new assays and technologies to support RNA vaccine generation and evaluation
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, rigor 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.
*This is a job description to aide in the job posting, but does not include all job evaluation details.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
PhD degree in life sciences with 0+ years of experience or Masters with 2+ years of experience or Bachelors with 6+ years of experience in a related biotechnology field
Experience operating liquid-handling robotics systems (Tecan, Hamilton)
Experience in molecular biology and cloning, including gibson cloning, mutagenesis, RNA production and isolation.
Familiar with common molecular biology software, e.g. Geneious.
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Experience in RNA in vitro transcription techniques and familiarity with RNA based vaccine technology
Comfortable with cell-based assays to evaluate viral vector-based vaccine candidates, for example FACS analysis or High-Content Imaging
Internal Number: 284706
About GSK Vaccines
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Respect for people means supporting colleagues and the communities around us, and embracing diversity and individuality.
Integrity means expecting the highest ethical behaviour of ourselves and others.
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