Medicinal/Synthetic Chemistry - multiple roles

GSK Undergraduate Industrial Placement Job Title: Medicinal/Synthetic Chemistry

Reference Number: 2010e

Salary: Competitive

Degree Requirements: Must be on track to obtain a 2.2 or higher in an undergraduate Chemistry degree.

You will have completed a minimum of 2 years of your undergraduate degree but will not have graduated at the start of your placement.

Preference will be given to candidates who have achieved an ‘A’ at A-Level Chemistry or Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher.

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.

Location: Stevenage

Duration: 1 year (approximately)

Detailed Description of the role:

You will join an existing chemistry team dedicated to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Placements are based in chemistry groups spanning all stages of the drug discovery and development process. 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 wide range of synthetic organic chemistry reactions aimed at delivering molecules of interest. You will be introduced to state-of-the-art techniques for isolating and characterising compounds.

The GSK Chemistry Industrial Placement programme is independently accredited by The National Council for Work Experience.

Successful candidates will be required to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work both individually and as part diverse teams and a willingness to learn new skills. They should also show enthusiasm and an ability to self-motivate. You should be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for both practical and theoretical organic chemistry.

If you have what we’re looking for apply today!

Closing date for applications: Friday 18th October 2019

This opportunity has the following recruitment stages you must successfully pass to be offered a placement year with GSK for 2020!

1. Eligibility Form
2. Online Assessment
3. Application Form
4. Assessment Centre