Senior Scientist (Pittston)
Compensation: $81,640.00 - $118,940.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Scientific Research
The successful candidate will join a Product Development Team within the Biopharmaceutical Product Sciences (BPS) department of the Biopharm Product Development & Supply (BPD&S) organization within GSK R&D, and will work on developing drug product and delivery systems for protein & peptide-based therapeutics.
Responsibilities : Laboratory experimentation, analytical testing, and secondary manufacturing of putative formulations & drug delivery approaches for select protein therapeutics Contributing to conception & evaluation of conventional & novel product matrices and administration modalities Physicochemical and bioanalytical characterization of native and modified biopharm compounds Working with the Bioanalytical Sciences group to define and identify methods to monitor quality attributes for use in product development, release and stability testing Crafting & execution of non-GMP studies to generate product knowledge, and interfacing with the quality organization to craft GMP stability protocols and assess resultant data Working closely with internal & external discovery and development support partners, as needed Maintaining accurate, complete laboratory records; facile use of electronic data & information gathering Capture, archiving and communications techniques Assisting in preparation and review of manufacturing batch records, SOPs, and regulatory documentation, as appropriate Flexibility and willingness to be temporarily assigned to work in other areas such as bioanalytical, processing, and manufacturing groups within the biopharmaceutical organization.
Basic Qualifications The ideal candidate will have a BS degree in Pharmaceutics, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related scientific discipline with ? 4 years of laboratory-based experience. Or MS Degree with ? 2 years of experience. Ability to become competent using bioanalytical and biophysical techniques for product characterization and stability evaluation is essential, including, e.g., HPLC, capillary electrophoresis, SEC, Spectroscopy (UV/VIS, fluorescence, or CD), & DSC.
The selected candidate must possess knowledge &/or competencies related to: Protein and peptide chemistry Formulation and drug delivery/device development Drug product manufacturing Conventional and alternative protein formulation and drug delivery/device approaches Analytical methods used to critically assess formulation and product quality is highly desirable.
Preferred Qualifications Creative and motivated self-starter Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work effectively in team and matrix environments. Ability to maintain accurate, complete laboratory records Experience with biopharmaceutical protein formulation and drug product manufacturing
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 .
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Associated topics: biopharma, drug, drug discovery, immuno oncology, medical, microbiology, patient, physiology, vaccine, virus
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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