Computational Biologist

GSK Consumer Healthcare

Upper Providence, PA

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Computational Biologist: Oncology

We are seeking a motivated scientist in computational oncology to join our dynamic and expanding team. Your primary focus as a Computational Biologist in the Oncology CB team based in Upper Providence, PA would be to identify, develop, implement, and use computational biology methods for target identification, validation, and progression through the oncology drug discovery pipeline. Applicants should have strong analytical skills and a background in bioinformatics or computational biology, combined with knowledge of oncology.

You should be comfortable working in a dynamic and highly collaborative environment, and you will be expected to communicate complex informatics principles, methods, analyses, and results to scientists from diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, you will be encouraged to develop and advance your computational biology skills as well as your internal and external scientific profile through presentations and peer-reviewed publications.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • PhD in Computational biology, bioinformatics, computational sciences, or biomedical/biological sciences.
  • Two or more years of experience in omics analysis for oncology applications
  • Two or more years of experience utilizing a programming language (such as R, or Python) for complex data analysis.
  • One or more years utilizing fundamental concepts in biology and statistics.

Preferred qualifications:

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

  • Demonstrated experience in analysis of omics data either on a single cell or bulk level including contextualization of the results
  • Skills to collect, integrate, mine and analyze complex biological data and translate these into testable hypotheses.
  • Familiarity with common bioinformatics and oncology databases, resources, and tools.
  • Familiarity with genome-wide genetic, genomic, pathway and network methods.
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English
Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the biggest changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.​

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.​

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​

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