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Analytical Chemistry R&D

Job/scheme locations: 
Stevenage, Ware
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
16/10/2019

What does an Analytical Chemistry industrial placement have to offer?

We have industrial placement opportunities for a highly motivated students with a keen interest in analytical chemistry within the CMC Analytical department of Product Development and Supply for a period of 12 months.

During your placement you will work under supervision as a member of an analytical chemistry team. Your team will be aligned to the development of drug substances or inhaled and oral solid dosage forms for clinical and commercial supply. You will work closely with your GSK supervisor in the planning and implementation of all aspects of your role. The placement is highly practically based, you will carry out a range of analytical techniques and analysis to support the development of new drugs.

You will work in a GMP regulated environment and gain experience of key analytical techniques and processes aligned to the characterisation of drug substances or pharmaceutical dosage forms e.g. HPLC, GC, dissolution, MS, NMR, method validation, stability testing, batch analysis testing and documentation. Your data may be used to make key project decisions and could be reported in submissions to external regulatory authorities.

To fulfil this role we are looking for someone who has a strong interest in analytical chemistry, is a good team worker with effective communication skills and has keen attention to detail.

Degree Requirements:

  • Must be on track for a 2.1 (or above) in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry or pharmaceutical science related Undergraduate Degree
  • You will have completed a minimum of 2 years of your undergraduate degree, but will not have graduated at the start of your placement. You will be expected to provide evidence from your university to show you will be an undergraduate student for the duration of the placement year.

Closing date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

The Assessment Centre for successful applicants is expected to take place in December 2019

We recruit on an on-going basis and prioritise applications based on the application date.

Applications will closed when we have filled our assessment centre dates.

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
Ongoing
Region: 
South East
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
Degree requirements: 
2.2
Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: 
Yes
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