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Biology In Vitro/ In Vivo Translation Industrial Placement

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What does a Biological Sciences industrial placement have to offer?

GSK are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops innovative Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare products. Our challenging and inspiring mission is to enable people to do more, feel better and live longer by developing innovative products and improving access to healthcare for patients around the world. Our roles are primarily laboratory based, these provide an opportunity to support development of novel medicines to treat life-threatening disorders, putting the patient at the forefront of everything we do. 

Whatever the role, you will experience working in a fast-paced research environment with access to cutting edge technology, whilst interacting with industry-leading scientists across multiple disciplines and sharing different experiences. During the internship, the IP student will be supported and given training (laboratory and office practices) on a daily basis where applicable until confident to work independently and within GSK health and safety requirements. The student will also be enrolled in several GSK internal courses as part of company policy (this include GSK values, data integrity, to use internal electronic lab book, laboratory safety rules, etc...). In addition, GSK also provides personal development courses and networking opportunities throughout the year in which the IP student can enrol.

IVIVT function as a Clinical Translation Platform supporting the Research Units within the Research, Oncology, and Global Health organisations. The team will provide expertise in nonclinical models, bioimaging, DMPK, bioanalysis, biomarkers, immunogenicity, safety, and drug disposition in support of nonclinical and clinical studies spanning target identification through post-approval of medicines.

Please read below about the positions we are recruiting for, when you apply you will be able to select 3 preferences. We will accommodate your preference where possible. 

Click apply for further details on our website:

  1. Exploratory Biomarker Scientist
  2. Toxicology and Pre-Clinical Safety
  3. Preclinical imaging scientist
  4. Cell Dynamics & Imaging Biologist

Degree Requirements: You must be on track for a 2.1 or above in a relevant Life Sciences undergraduate degree to apply.
You will have completed a minimum of 2 years of your undergraduate degree but will not have graduated at the start of your placement. 

Closing date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

The Assessment Centre for successful applicants is expected to take place in November 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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South East
Number of vacancies: 
6 to 10
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