Expert Scientist Preclinical- Translational OMICS


Rixensart, Belgium

Job Description:
- Profile (Basic Qualifications, Diploma, Experience, Specific Knowledge):

PhD in Life Sciences/ Immunology
Expertise in single cell approaches and immune profiling (would be a (big) +)
Expertise in multidimensional data analysis
Aptitude to develop in vitro-based assays
Able to support the data interpretation
Demonstrate ability to lead a research or development project within this area of expertise.
Experience in managing scientific team(s)
Capability to lead projects and implement strategies within a complex matrix organization

Other Job-Related Skills/ Background:
• Understand & implement processes specific to the vaccine R&D and to GSK with minimal bureaucracy and a focus on efficiency
• Understands function operating procedures and/or internal policies required to maintain quality standards and to protect GSK intellectual property
• Fluent in English, oral and writing
• Good communication skills, oral and writing
• Ability to present scientific data in front of large audience
• Good project scientific/technical strategy skills

Job Purpose:

- Bring scientific support to project in the context of data generation/ analysis/ interpretation within several vaccine projects linked to the understanding of host responses in the context of Vaccine mode of action (immuno, reacto, efficacy,…),Techno platform mode of action (AS, Adeno, NP,…), Vaccination /disease outcome prediction (gene signatures,…)
- Contribute to the technological development and innovation required for supporting specific needs. Ensure scientifically correct and state of the art approaches, implement/propose technological improvements.

- Key Responsibilities:

- Responsible for the conception, design, implementation, and interpretation of scientific research experiments in support of vaccine development.
- Will coordinate technician(s) involved in the completion of scientific experiment in scope of the lab
- Ensure highest ethical standards, good scientific practices & data integrity are implemented in daily scientific activities,
- Ensure timely data collection, & reporting (including participation to internal/external scientific documents) in area of responsibility
- Demonstrates knowledge of the key research activities and basic regulations
- Takes appropriate actions to resolve issues in area of responsibility affecting research strategy and progress
- Advise lab head on new technologies and on research and publication strategy
- Can advise DPL, VDL and VCL on scientific issues related to their projects, notably through participation at project team or technical team meetings
- Can supervise collaborative research studies with third parties but also PhD students or postdoc
- Can be the principal author of publications submitted to peer review journals
- Provide support to IP for patent filing and to regulatory team for the preparation of the preclinical section of regulatory documents

Please apply via recruiter’s website.