Scientist Investigator

Scientist Investigator
+ Requisition ID:WD61595
+ Position:Full time
+ Open date:May 18, 2016 5:56 PM
+ Functional area:Science and Technology
+ Location:Maryland
+ + Required degrees:Bachelors
+ Experience required:5 years
+ Relocation:Not Indicated
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Basic qualifications:Bachelor's or Master's degree in Virology, molecular biology, cell biology, protein biochemistry, biophysics, immunology or other vaccinology related discipline
Requires at least at least 5 years of experience in Vaccines Research in an industrial, academic or government laboratory setting
Preferred qualifications:? Good knowledge and understanding of GSK Vaccines strategy and objectives, regulatory requirements, as well as competition intelligence and intellectual property aspects. Ability to integrate this knowledge in decisions and recommendations.
? Excellent communication skills, need to appropriately manage the interfaces with Project Teams
? Fluency in English
? Able to efficiently manage uncertainty, changes in priority and timeline restrictions.
Details:We are seeking several motivated Vaccine Scientists for our new U.S. R&D Center in Rockville, Maryland. You will have the opportunity to be on the ground floor of a new organization and site, and you will be part of a new culture of some of the best scientific minds in vaccine research.
Job Purpose
? Key member of diverse team of vaccine scientists to design, characterize, optimize, evaluate and select vaccine candidates, and support platform technology development
Key Responsibilities
? Demonstrates a detailed fundamental knowledge of own specialty area or scientific discipline.
? Has theoretical and operational knowledge of laboratory equipment in own discipline
? Fully understands the rationale and hypotheses for experimental designs
? Performs complex data management tasks with minimal supervision.
? Interprets results and communicates to his/her supervisor and/or designs next logical step of experiments based on interpretation of results.
? Designs and executes new methods and protocols related to area of expertise and/or proactively incorporates new technology or techniques into practice with minimal supervision.
? Prepares detailed oral or written summaries of results with interpretation for projects/programmes. Independently writes specific technical sections of internal and external reports.
? Contributes to scientific papers and internal reports.
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