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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 12/3/2016

Gilead Sciences, Inc Foster City, CA

Location
Foster City, CA
AJE Ref #
575937907
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
34013
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.
Works in collaboration with more senior scientists or scientific directors to advance the development of state-of-the-art techniques to characterize substances, assays and tools.
Works on moderately complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires evaluation of intangible variables, requiring regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
Advises Research Associates or members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation, considering economic, regulatory and safety factors.
Makes contributions to scientific literature and conferences through publication and presentation of research results.
Demonstrates technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought in suggesting experimental design and strategy.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

3+ years of experience with PhD in a related scientific discipline.
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.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, view the EEO is the Law poster at :
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf