Senior Scientist, Mass Spectrometry (non-PhD role)
- Collegeville, PA
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence
Posted Date: Jul 24 2020
Are you looking for a challenging opportunity that allows you to leverage your technical expertise in Mass Spectrometry? If so, this Senior Scientist - Mass Spectrometry role could be an exciting opportunity to explore.
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following...
- Plan, design and execute work/experimental programmes to further the course of Discovery and Development Projects / programmes and enable key decisions, in particular using mass spectrometry (both LC-MS and GC-MS qualitative).
- Demonstrate a sound practical understanding of mass spectrometry and processes, procedures used in mass spectrometry.
- Contribute to regulatory dossiers and author/review expert reports.
- Comply with the requirements of Quality, Safety and GSK policies and procedures and ensure that GSK intellectual property is protected.
- Ability to contribute to and effectively work within matrix teams and with colleagues in other divisions and also colleagues in same divisions e.g. NMR.
- Self-motivated flexible approach with good organisational skills and ability to communicate in a scientific manner.
- Working knowledge of GxP requirements, SOPs and policies.
- Appropriate knowledge of regulatory requirements as applied to the drug development process.
- Operational knowledge of laboratory/plant equipment.
Why you? Basic Qualifications:
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
- B.S. in chemistry or related field with +5 years' experience or M.S. in chemistry or related field
- Experience in structural identification of small molecules using Mass Spectrometry
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
- Knowledge of state-of-the-art high resolution LC-MS (e.g. Q-Tof and Orbitrap) in order to provide key information for projects at all stages of pharmaceutical development (from early phase development to marketed product support).
- Experience in the structural characterisation/elucidation work of small molecules by mass spectrometry (LC-MS and/or GC-MS) - identification of metabolites/impurities/degradants by mass spectrometric techniques
- Experience in the development of LC-MS and GC-MS methodology
- Experience in regulated GxP laboratory is a plus
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of spectroscopic techniques other than mass spectrometry would be an advantage, e.g. NMR, vibrational spectroscopy
Please use the cover letter to highlight how you meet the competencies for the role. Your cover letter along with your CV will be used to assess your application. Thanks for your interest in this opportunity.
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- Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
- Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
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- Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
- Budgeting and cost-consciousness.
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