Senior Scientist, Flow Cytometry - GlaxoSmithKline plc (Media)

Compensation

: $95,040.00 - $138,910.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



Are you a highly motivated and creative scientist who looking for a role where you can leverage your skills in developing flow cytometry based cellular assays relevant to immunology? If so, this Senior Scientist Flow Cytometry role would be a great opportunity to consider.

GlaxoSmithKline is looking for a highly motivated and creative scientist to join the department of Screening, Profiling & Mechanistic Biology (SPMB) at GSKs research facility in Upper Providence, Pennsylvania. The primary responsibility of the SPMB department is to deliver high quality, biologically relevant pre-clinical leads for all GSK therapeutic areas, by employing a combination of scientific tools and methodologies, including but not limited to assay development, high throughput screening, compound profiling, and mechanism of action studies.

As a Senior Scientist Flow Cytometry, you will develop flow cytometry based cellular assays relevant to immunology in the context of oncology or inflammation. The successful candidate will be expected to be effective in designing and executing experiments at the highest possible scientific standard, be highly flexible and productive, and possess positive communication skills.

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

  • Developing and troubleshooting plate-based, multi-parameter flow cytometry assays
  • Sample preparation techniques for flow cytometry
  • Working with human biological samples and adhering to standard operating procedures for handling and tracking of biological samples
  • Why you?

    Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelors Degree or Masters degree in biological sciences (such as Cell Biology, Immunology, Oncology or Molecular Pharmacology)
  • Previous work experience and understanding of theoretical background are required in flow cytometry and cellular assay development
  • Competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and FlowJo software (or similar)
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills to enable success in a matrix team environment
  • Eagerness to learn on the job as required
  • Previous experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Understanding of multi-parameter flow cytometry principles and instrumentation
  • Experience analyzing flow data
  • Independent planning and execution of experiments
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Why GSK?

    Our values and expectationsare 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.
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