Investigator

Your Responsibilities:
The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the development of purification processes for therapeutic proteins (e.g. monoclonal antibodies), including initial process screening, optimization and characterization, scale-up and tech transfer to clinical and/or commercial manufacturing partners. Primary focus will be on the bench-scale laboratory development of purification unit operations such as column chromatography (affinity, ion exchange, HIC, RP, etc.), ultrafiltration, depth filtration and continuous centrifugation.

The successful candidate will work within a team environment to design and execute protein purification experiments and interpret data, and work with other team members to integrate results into process designs and overall project plans. Must be able to manage efforts across multiple projects. A developing understanding of regulatory standards (viral safety, process validation, GxP, etc.) would be beneficial. Must be able to apply expertise to identify and evaluate new technologies for process development. Diligent and self-motivated approach to working in and/or running the laboratory. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Team orientation and contributor.


Closing date for applications: 1st August 2018

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above.
The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

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Why You?

Basic qualifications:
PhD in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, and 0-2 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Extensive theoretical and practical understanding in protein purification and protein chemistry.

Preferred qualifications:
Expert in protein purification and process development, with demonstrated record of scientific achievement and a broad and integrated knowledge of the field. In addition, the successful candidate should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a project team.

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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