Research Scientist I, Analytical Ops 9/1/2016

Gilead Sciences, Inc Foster City, CA

Company
Gilead Sciences, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
34156
AJE Ref #
576050328
Location
Foster City, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

Responsible for conducting scientific research for the development of drug candidates or the research support of marketed drugs.
Applies the principles and techniques of Analytical Chemistry to products and problems.
Works under supervision of more senior scientists or scientific directors to advance the development of state-of-the-art techniques to characterize substances, assays and tools.
Working under general supervision, plans designs, implements and analyzes laboratory experimentation to advance scientific knowledge of drug substances or techniques to identify such substances.
Advises Research Associates or members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation, considering economic, regulatory and safety factors.
Presents results of work, interprets data, and draws conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work.
Maintains full working knowledge of principles and theories, applying such knowledge to the direction that supports Company interests.
Demonstrates emerging ability in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results and interpreting experimental outcomes.
Must think critically and creatively and be able to work independently, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills.
May make contributions to scientific literature and conferences or regulatory filings.
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and technical) and strong interpersonal skills are required.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

PhD with Post Doc in Chemistry with limited industry experience.
BS or MS degree with extensive industry experience.

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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