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Analytical Chemistry (R&D) Industrial Placement

Job description

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, given training (laboratory and office practices) daily where applicable until confident to work independently and within GSK health and safety requirements, enrolled in several GSK internal courses as part of company policy, enrol in personal development courses and networking opportunities throughout the year and attend seminars led by GSK scientists.

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. Positions are available in teams focussed on separation science, spectroscopy and automation.

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 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, automated methods, 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.

What we are looking for

Well-organised, patient-focused students who are passionate about using analytical techniques to ensure our products are manufactured to stringent quality and safety standards.

Qualifications

Must be studying an undergraduate degree in chemistry or chemistry-related degrees.

You will have completed a minimum of two 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.

Accepted degree subjects

  • chemistry

Additional job details

Location
Stevenage
Ware
Salary
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

We recruit on an on-going basis and prioritise applications based on the application date. Applications will close when we have filled our virtual assessment centre dates.

This opportunity has the following recruitment stages you must successfully pass to be offered a placement year with GSK for 2021!

  1. Eligibility form
  2. Online assessment
  3. Application form
  4. Virtual assessment centre

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 16 October 2020

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Closing date:  16 October 2020

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