SCIENTIST / SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATE – MOLECULAR VIROLOGY


GSK Vaccines
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Post Date: May 25, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Bachelors
Years Experience: 1+
Location: US - Maryland - Rockville
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Description
Position Description:
Seeking an enthusiastic bench scientist with expertise in molecular virology and molecular biology, particularly RNA virology, to join a diverse team of vaccine scientists aiming to design, characterize, optimize, evaluate and select vaccine candidates while also supporting platform technology development.

Responsibilities:

Demonstrates a detailed fundamental knowledge in molecular virology and molecular biology, particularly RNA or adenovirus, as they apply to vaccine discovery and development
Have practical knowledge in virus genetic manipulation, molecular and biological characterization, virus-host interactions, or viral pathogenesis
Subject matter expert in most relevant fields involving the team
Has transversal overview of all related activities within the department
Leads vaccine development-related scientific investigations, and publishes the work in scientific journals and patent filings
Executes a wide range of experiments/technical studies/tasks independently based on protocol
Develop and executes new methods and protocols and proactively incorporates new technology or techniques into practice with minimal supervision
Performs complex data management tasks with minimal supervision
Interprets results and communicates to the supervisor and designs next logical step of experiments based on interpretation of results
Prepares oral or written summaries of results with interpretation for projects/programs
Independently writes specific technical sections of internal, external reports, and scientific papers

Notes
Basic Qualifications:
BSc plus at least 3 years of experience OR MSc plus at least 1 year of experience in an industrial or government laboratory setting.

To Apply:
You can apply for this position by searching the requisition ID of WD115234 online at this link:
http://www.gsk.com/en-gb/careers/search-jobs-and-apply/