Scientific Associate

Scientific Associate
+ Requisition ID:WD61593
+ Position:Full time
+ Open date:May 18, 2016 5:52 PM
+ Functional area:Science and Technology
+ Location:Maryland
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+ + Required degrees:Bachelors
+ Experience required:Less than 1 year
+ Relocation:No
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Basic qualifications:Requires a Bachelor's degree in Virology, molecular biology, cell biology, protein biochemistry, biophysics, immunology or other vaccinology related discipline
Preferred qualifications:Master's degree or theoretical and practical scientific knowledge and expertise/experience typical of MSc
Experience in Vaccines Research in an industrial, academic or government laboratory setting preferable
? 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
? Knowledge in several technologies and/or in several projects
? Can read, understand scientific papers, extract technical protocols from literature
? Possesses in-depth knowledge of how to analyze and interpret experimental data
? Executes assigned tasks and activities with high quality and attention to own and other?s safety
? Analyzes, interprets results, and proposes next steps
? Able to operate with minimal supervision
? Demonstrates basic management skills
? Capable of independent decision-making
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