Are you an exceptional postdoc or PhD scientist with strategic decision-making skills? If you would like to work on critical R&D challenges in the pre-competitive space then consider joining our postdoctoral R&D programme.
What will the programme be like and what will I learn?
You can expect to be working on the critical R&D challenges in the pre-competitive space, providing the opportunity for publications in high-impact journals and presentation opportunities while rounding out your training with a deeper understanding of translation of drug discovery and development to medicines of value for patients.
At the start of the programme, you’ll work with your supervisor to further a programme of research with mutually agreed timelines, milestones, objectives, accountability and duration (up to three years).
During this time, you will have access to our extensive R&D engine, including our tools, technologies, libraries, samples and events.
On the programme you will:
- be at the cutting edge of science
- understand how we are bridging the gap from target identification to medicine for patients in need
- be part of a multi-functional drug research and development organisation working on high risk, cutting edge science, focused on resolving critical R&D challenges
- be prepared for a career in industry, government, a non-profit and/or academia
It felt like a big leap into the unknown, but I’m so glad I did it. I’ve always wanted to work close to clinical need, so it feels great to be part of a healthcare company. It wasn’t until my first postdoc that I found out about GSK’s postdoctoral programme – and how relevant my expertise in immunology is to the development of new medicines.
We‘re looking for exceptional PhD scientists with strategic decision-making skills. Proven scientific and theoretical capability, together with high levels of innovation, creativity, and the ability to solve complex problems are required.
When can I start?
Postdoc positions will be available throughout the year specific to each project.
Please search for openings using our search and apply tool.
Meet our postdocs
“I feel like this whole experience has given me direction for my career. There are so many exciting opportunities to apply my skills in industry and serve a social purpose. If I ever want to go back into academia, I know that the skills and exposure I’ve gained will only be of benefit.”
“It felt like a big leap into the unknown, but I’m so glad I did it. I’ve always wanted to work close to clinical need, so it feels great to be part of a healthcare company."
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