Scientific Associate
Location:
Maryland
Posted:
July 20, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Reference:
WD61593
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

Contact information:

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