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Associate Scientist, Oncology

Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.**For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:**Please log onto your Internal Career Site (https://www.myworkday.com/gilead/d/inst/13102!CK5mGhEKBggDEMenAhIHCgUI1A0QcQ~~/cacheable-task/2997$2151.htmld) to apply for this job.**Job Description**Gilead Sciences (Foster City, CA) is seeking a talented and highly motivated Associate Scientist to join our oncology research group. Our collaborative and interdisciplinary research team utilizes state-of-the-art technologies and innovative methodologies to advance medicines into the clinic. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the discovery, research, and development of novel therapeutic agents to address unmet medical needs of cancer patients. S/he will have opportunities for career growth through acquisition of new skills, experiences, and professional relationships in a fast-paced and resource-rich environment.**Key Responsibilities**+ Independently plan, execute, analyze, and interpret _in vitro_ and _ex vivo_ experiments that support non-routine research activities and projects goals+ Proactively evaluate new technologies and develop new assays to accelerate early-stage discovery activities and/or enhance our understanding of disease mechanisms+ Support multiple projects simultaneously and work cross-functionally with colleagues in the oncology, protein engineering, chemistry, translational medicine, biomarker and clinical groups+ Present research findings and recommendations to senior staff and contribute to preparation of research reports, manuscripts, INDs, and patent filings**Knowledge, Experience and Skills**+ Master's degree and 8+ years of experience or Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of experience in cell biology, molecular biology, or biochemistry in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.+ Direct experience in research drug discovery and target identification / validation in oncology or immuno-oncology+ Technical skills should include extensive experience in general molecular and cell biology methods, primary human and/or mouse tissue culture, flow cytometry+ Extensive experience with methods evaluating gene expression (e.g. RT-qPCR, Nanostring and others)+ Experience with evaluation of cell signaling (e.g. western blot, ELISA, immunofluorescence, reporter-based assays) and proliferation / survival using small-molecule inhibitors and biologics+ Experience with methods to perturb gene function (e.g. RNAi, CRISPR, overexpression) and to deliver constructs (e.g. transfection, lentiviral transduction) is a requirement+ Experience with quantitative cellular assays is a plus+ A strong record of achievements, contributions to drug discovery programs and publications is desired+ Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required+ Level is flexible depending on experience_Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually, and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams._**For jobs in the United States:**As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. 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, please view the EEO is the Law (http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) poster.NOTICE: EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT (http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf)YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACTPAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf)Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.**For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:**Please log onto your Internal Career Site (https://www.myworkday.com/gilead/d/inst/13102!CK5mGhEKBggDEMenAhIHCgUI1A0QcQ~~/cacheable-task/2997$2151.htmld) to apply for this job.Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

Keywords: Gilead Sciences, Inc., San Mateo , Associate Scientist, Oncology, Other , San Mateo, California

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