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GSK PhD Graduate Innovation Program

PhD Graduates and Postdoc Researchers. Want to help people do more, feel better, and live longer?

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type

Application dates

Applications Open
18 Nov 2020
Applications Close
2 Dec 2020

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Biomedical Science
Addiction Medicine
Emergency Medicine
General Practice
Intensive Care Medicine
Medical Administration
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Paediatrics & Child Health
Pain Medicine
Palliative Medicine
Public Health Medicine
Radiation Oncology
Rehabilitation Medicine
Sexual Health Medicine
Sport & Exercise Medicine
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Environmental Health
Health Promotion
Human Movement
Indigenous Health
Occupational Health & Safety
Public Health (all other)
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a global healthcare with a special purpose of helping people to do more, feel better, and live longer. We employ 100,000 people in over 115 countries who work across our Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare businesses.

We are seeking PhD graduates and postdoc researchers to join the GSK PhD Graduate Innovation Program in March 2021. We have exciting opportunities based in Abbotsford (VIC).

The GSK PhD Graduate Innovation Program

The GSK PhD Graduate Innovation Program (GPGIP) is a government-funded, industry-hosted initiative developed to help bridge the gap between industry and research. 

The twelve-month work placement program is available to PhD graduates or postdoc researchers. The aim of the program is to provide interns with a diverse range of development opportunities, experiences, and exposure with view to improving Australia's success in terms of translation and commercialisation of health and medical research; and expanding the capacity and capability.

Eligibility criteria

  • Must be a PhD graduate or postdoc researcher
  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand.
  • Must be available to work full-time from March 2021 to March 2022.

What roles are available?

  • Oncology Medical Affairs
  • ViiV Healthcare (HIV)
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Vaccines (Meningococcal Disease)
  • Specialty Care
  • Vaccines Medical Education & Delivery Excellence

What is it like?

To see a full list of the 2021 REDI Grant Programme Project Descriptions, click apply now.

What does the application process involve?

  1. Eligibility Questionnaire
  2. World of GSK online assessment (This assessment must be completed before applications close on Wednesday 2 December, any assessments completed applications close will not be viewed)
  3. Pre-Recorded Video Assessment
  4. Final Interview (Virtual): Activity & Interview

Where can I apply?

Please apply via the GSK website by clicking "Apply now".

Any applications or assessments will not be viewed beyond the application close date.

Need help with your application?

Please email us at ANZ.Careers@gsk.com and let us know how we can help you. We will make all reasonable modifications to support you throughout the recruitment process and we'll treat all information you give us in confidence. Please get in touch to help us process your application as soon as possible.

At GSK we believe in the power of an inclusive and diverse workforce. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supported, and know that their work makes an important contribution. We are an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered regardless of sexuality, religion, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, or parental status.