Associate Scientist (multiple opportunities), Open to flexible working
We're seeking motivated chemists to join our Drug Substance and Product Analysis teams at GSK's flagship R&D sites in Hertfordshire (to be based at Stevenage or Ware).
As a member of a team (based across the Ware and Stevenage R&D sites) you will progress analytical aspects aligned to the development, manufacture and supply of new small molecule drug substances and drug products (mostly focused on oral solid dose).
Your role will be predominantly laboratory based, involving independently executing analytical testing using a variety of analytical techniques including HPLC, GC, Dissolution, KF and spectroscopic techniques. Your analysis will cover projects right across the development cycle from first time in human through to commercialisation. Duties will include executing analytical work safely in accordance with GMP, following protocols that cover for example batch analysis, assessment of intermediates, method development, method validation, stability testing and method transfer. You will be required to clearly document the results of your experiments and communicate the results and your conclusions to other team members.
The role is highly technical and dynamic as you will be working in a number of multi-disciplinary project teams. You will thrive in this environment if you are able to effectively manage multiple priorities, communicate your recommendations clearly, and enjoy working in teams.
Please Note: Successful applicants can be based at GSK's Stevenage or Ware R&D sites. The successful applicants will be joining a highly energized and committed department and will receive a range of development opportunities from formal training packages to on-the-job training.
This position would be suitable for a highly motivated chemist with demonstrable interest/experience in the practical application of analytical chemistry techniques (specifically; HPLC, GC, Dissolution, KF and spectroscopic techniques). You will be degree-educated (BSc or MSc). Knowledge of GMP as it relates to scaling-up to manufacturing processes would also be highly advantageous.
The successful applicant can expect excellent onward training in analytical chemistry as well as the opportunity to collaborate with experts working in other disciplines; particularly formulation, manufacturing, regulatory and synthetic chemistry.
CLOSING DATE for applications: Monday 23rd of November 2020 (COB).
When applying for this role please draw attention to your relevant experience in analytical chemistry in your CV. The information that you provide will be used to assess your application.
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. Employing over 100,000 people globally, we have 71 manufacturing sites around the world.
- Relevant qualifications / experience in Chemistry (BSc or M.Chem)
- Previous experience / knowledge of analytical techniques (specifically; HPLC, GC, Dissolution, KF and spectroscopic techniques)
- GMP knowledge / experience
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