Scientific Investigator, HBV (Clifton Heights)


: $75,040.00 - $132,960.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Law Enforcement

In Medicine Opportunities Research Unit (MORU), we are seeking an accomplished and talented Scientific Investigator with broad understanding of biological pathways and mechanisms to deliver cure(s) for chronic hepatitis B. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following

  • Executing compound testing and experiments to determine the antiviral and/or immunological responses of novel compounds or mechanisms
  • Designing and implementing preclinical experiments to determine compound mechanism of action
  • Responsible for delivering biology data package to support the progression of the discovery programs
  • Develop antiviral and host-targeting combination strategies within the framework of impacting HBV cure
  • Establishes and maintains a detailed knowledge of current relevant literature
  • Interacting with external research organizations when appropriate
  • Why you?

    Basic Qualifications:

    We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • PhD in infectious diseases, virology, immunology or a field relevant to pathogen/host interactions
  • > 3yrs hands-on experience working with HBV in preclinical systems with high performance standards
  • Good state-of-the-art working knowledge of HBV life cycle and host interaction at molecular level and understanding of pathology of HBV
  • Strong work ethic with desire to carry out independent hypothesis generation and testing
  • Self-motivated and able to resolve technical challenges and deliver consistent results efficiently in a timely manner
  • Effective communication (both verbal and written) of scientific ideas and results to internal groups and program teams. Skills in interpreting results and drawing conclusions through independent working and with supervision
  • Demonstrated capability to address critical path biology activities of the research projects
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Understanding of drug discovery via previous experience in biotech/pharmaceutical projects
  • Previous experience in HBV infection models and familiarity with the virus/host interaction landscape and immunology
  • Knowledge and experience in HBV and immunological assays to probe disease relevant mechanisms
  • Demonstrated productivity and impact through laboratory contributions to multiple projects
  • Why GSK?

    Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

    These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.
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