Your Responsibilities:
GlaxoSmithKline has an immediate opening for an Investigator position focusing in HPLC mass spectrometry, protein characterization, and proteomics.

Major Accountabilities:
• Develop mass spec based strategies & methods (e.g. LC/MS and LC/MS/MS) and perform analysis for the characterization and comparability evaluation of therapeutic proteins.
• Develop and apply methods, including nano-LC/MS/MS, for the identification and analysis of residual host cell proteins [HCP's].
• Develop other analytical and/or biochemical methods and participate in supporting biopharmaceutical process development and manufacturing.

The mass spec group is well equipped with modern instrumentation including Synapt G2 with both H/DX and IM, Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid, Orbitrap XL, Q-TOF Premier, QE + orbitrap, 2D-NanoUPLC, Nano-UPLC, UPLC and many other supporting instrumentation and associated data analysis software packages.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
• A BS/MS with more than 5 years or a Ph.D. with 0-3 years of experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry or academic environment.
• Hands-on experience with LC/MS instrument operation

Preferred qualifications:
• A BS/MS with more than 7 years or a Ph.D. with 0-5 years of experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry.
• Extensive prior experience in protein characterization mass spectrometry is preferred,
• experience in proteomics workflows, both discovery and targeted, and data analysis using common bioinformatic tools would be desirable.
• nano-LC fluidics and LC/MS/MS methods data processing software and workflows, Proteomics
• Excellent scientific and working knowledge in structure and functions of protein glycosylation, prior experience in glycan and/or glycomics analysis is preferred.
• Experience in supporting different stages of pharmaceutical development would be highly desirable.
• Experience in analysis of protein therapeutics, along with a sound understanding of protein structure and function relationships is a plus
• In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in various separation techniques such as CE, SEC, IEX and HPLC/UPLC would be a plus.
• The candidate is expected to be highly motivated with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. She or he should be instinctive team player with excellent people skills.

Why GSK?:
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

We have three world-leading businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

Across the US, we employ more than 15,000 people who strive to help others do more, feel better and live longer. This work starts one person, one community, and one story at a time.

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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