GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Laboratory Scientist, In vivo biologist - Higher Apprenticeship

Job description

What does our Laboratory Science, In Vivo biologist higher apprenticeship have to offer?
Our laboratory science higher apprenticeship will equip you with the skills and knowledge to tackle a variety of scientific challenges working in our research and development or manufacturing laboratories – the heartbeat of our company.

Achieve your career goals on our apprentice programme
You’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from our in-house experts, combined with early responsibility to help you develop and progress. You’ll be working towards a nationally recognised qualification- Studying for a Foundation degree (FdSc) in Applied bioscience technology

Working with both your line and programme manager we want to identify the right opportunities to help you succeed in the short term and throughout your career with us. You will also be assigned a buddy or a mentor who will be there to offer support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.

What will you do?

  • Learn skills to provide animal care, welfare and husbandry whilst also gaining the expertise to perform in vivo scientific procedures and knowledge of Animal Scientific Procedures Act
  • After appropriate training, you will be responsible for designing and conducting in vivo experiments
  • Biological sampling and associated data analysis and interpretation
  • Archive and manage samples
  • Operate specialist equipment to develop new products, technologies and processes
  • Report writing

You’ll be excited by the thought of:

  • Building your scientific knowledge
  • Learning how to prioritise and manage multiple projects, objectives and deadlines
  • Shaping your own development and choosing courses and opportunities in line with your needs and interests
  • Learning new skills and concepts

We’re 100% open to all talent
We’re 100% open to all talent – whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers and also, because it’s the right thing to do.

Degree requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs or equivalent at grades A*-C (9-5) including English language (not literature), science and maths. Must have/be predicted to achieve a minimum of 96 UCAS points from your top three A-Levels (or equivalent) not including general studies. You must have an A Level (or equivalent) at grade C in biology

Start date: September 2020.

Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 20 January 2020

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Closing date:  20 January 2020

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