Investigator at GlaxoSmithKline
Posted in Health Care 15 days ago.
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Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Position Title: Investigator
Working Location: Pennsylvania
Employment Status: Full time
Required Experience: 5 years
Required Education: Masters
Travel Required: 0%
This role will add key expertise and scientific leadership in GlaxoSmithKline’s early discovery space. This role is within the department of Screening, Profiling & Mechanistic Biology at GlaxoSmithKline’s facility in Upper Providence, Pennsylvania. The department is responsible for a wide range of activities in biological sciences predominantly in the pre-clinical drug discovery space, including assay development, compound profiling, high throughput screening, and mechanism of action studies
In this role, the individual will contribute to discovery projects, and serve as a key technology expert. He/She will lead interactions with key internal and external business partners, including scientists from within the division, GSK therapeutic area units, target validation departments and other platform groups. The ideal candidate will possess significant experience in the use of high throughput high content imaging platforms, and have a demonstrated track record of strategic leadership in this discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to be effective in prioritizing across multiple projects, exhibit strong partnering behaviors, be highly flexible and proactive, and able to build team culture in a matrix environment.
Extensive knowledge and technical expertise in high content imaging instrumentation, software, and image analysis
Ability to challenge and contribute to a science driven culture that delivers quality targets, leads, and candidate drug molecules
Ability to work collaboratively in a global organization
Excellence in team working behaviors including interpersonal and communication skills
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