Job description Posted 21 April 2023

Scientist Investigator Job Description

Clinical Microbiology


  • Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree (microbiology, molecular biology, immunology or related field) with 3 to 5 years of relevant research experience or a M. Sc. degree with 5 to 7 years of lab experience including experience in one of more of the following: antibacterial susceptibility testing, research and development of antibacterial drugs, antibacterial clinical trials, regulatory submissions, monitoring or conducting antibacterial research and surveillance studies, data analysis, report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong work ethic with attention to detail and desire to carry out independent hypothesis generation and testing
  • A proactive and highly self-motivated self-starter with strong organizational, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively individually and in fast-paced team/matrix environments
  • Proficient with standard office products including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in industrial setting with research and development experience in the antibacterial field preferred

  • Job Description Details:Scientific Investigator position based in the Infectious Disease Research Unit / Clinical Microbiology Team which plays a pivotal role in the progression of GSKs antibiotic franchise and portfolio
  • Provide support for data review, interpretation and analysis of microbiology data from Phase 3 clinical trials, including Gram stain, quantitative bacterial culture, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, and molecular characterization of bacterial isolates. 
  • Provide support for writing and compiling the various clinical microbiology regulatory reports
  • Provide support for writing/reviewing microbiology sections of documents required for the registration and/or development of antibiotics
  • Working knowledge and expertise in clinical microbiology including CLSI/EUCAST procedures and guidelines and the criteria used in setting antimicrobial breakpoints
  • Working knowledge of regulatory guidelines & the microbiology requirements for clinical trials and regulatory submission of antibacterial agents.
  • Exemplify all GSK Expectations