Sr Research Associate II, Process Development
Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 5, 2022
Sr Research Associate II, Process DevelopmentUnited States -
California - Foster CityGilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based
bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and
commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need.
With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek
to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening
diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus
include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and
serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.Making an impact
on a global scaleInclusion is one of the company's five core
values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more
innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of
backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a
biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and
commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical
need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients
suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. When you join
Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people
to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a
mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values
inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is
constantly #CreatingPossibleSr. Research Associate II - Process
Chemistry - Foster City, CAGilead Sciences, Inc. is a
research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops
and commercializes medications to advance the care of patients
suffering from life-threatening diseases in areas of unmet medical
need. Over thelast 25 years, Gilead has become a leading
biopharmaceutical company with an extensive portfolio of marketed
products, a growing pipeline of investigational drugs and
approximately 11,000 employees in offices across four continents.
The company continues to explore new ground in HIV and viral
hepatitis while expanding its research in other areas including
oncology, inflammatory diseases, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
(NASH) and neglected/emerging viral diseases.With the commitment
and drive you bring to the Pharmaceutical Development &
Manufacturing (PDM) workplace, you will be part of a team that is
changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier,
more fulfilling lives. You will see the tangible results of your
contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a
chance to enhance their skills through on-going 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 PDM at Gilead, you will further our
mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by
advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.This
individual will assist, primarily from lab-based, process chemistry
activities for pharmaceutical APIs. These activities will include
scale-down model development and qualification, process
optimization, robustness studies, formal process characterization
and risk assessments, and process validation. In addition, this
individual will support process technology transfer activities, due
diligence, and facility fit assessment for internal and external
manufacturing facilities. The person will play an integral role as
a process chemistry representative for global CMC project
teams.Specific Responsibilities & Skills for the Position:
- Responsible for developing chemical processes for the
manufacturing of drug substances.
- Familiar with Pilot Plant operations and able to write master
batch records and safety summaries with limited supervision.
- Independently plans and executes assigned experiments which
supports Process Development activities and project goals.
- Executes reactions and makes key observations during reaction,
work-up, and isolation.
- Pays particular attention to avoiding reactions and processes
that do not scale well, such as distilling to dryness and flash
- Gains a better understanding of how impurities are formed,
tracked, and purged throughout the subsequent processing.
- Collaborates with supervisory personnel to develop strategy and
- Always works with safety in mind.
- Demonstrates and applies an advanced level of understanding
project goals and methods.
- Uses good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
to provide insight into the processes used to achieve experimental
- Demonstrates skills in data analysis (ex: UPLC, HPLC, NMR, mass
spec) and ability to evaluate quality of data.
- Works with collaborative communication and problem-solving
- BS degree in Chemistry and 5+ years of industry experience
(Medicinal/Process Chemistry preferred).
- MS in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry preferred) and 3+ years of
industry experience (Medicinal/Process Chemistry preferred).***
Please Provide Research Summary with Application***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 for assistance.Following extensive monitoring,
research, consideration of business implications and advice from
internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to
require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19
vaccines as a condition of employment. "Full vaccination" is
defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two
weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone
unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held
religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents
them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable
accommodation.---For more information about equal employment
opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster.
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PROVISION 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
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