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Sr. Research Scientist, Analytical Operations

Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Research Scientist, Analytical OperationsUnited 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 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 to apply for this job.Job DescriptionSenior Research Scientist I, Analytical Operations Foster City, CaliforniaThis role is in the Analytical Core Team (ACT) within Analytical Operations (AO), based at our headquarters in Foster City, CA. The group is responsible for CMC analytical activities related to the development of Gilead's small molecule drug substances and drug products. The successful candidate will possess technical skills in analytical method development, strong critical thinking skills, and excellent communication skills.Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and serve on analytical teams and work cross-functionally with process chemistry, formulations development, method validation, release and stability groups, QA, and regulatory sciences to support clinical development of drug candidates for solid dosage forms and/or parenteral products
  • Participate in departmental activities and improvements. Leadership in this area is also encouraged
  • Lead teams and participate in developing analytical specifications and provide strategies for supporting small molecule drug development and manufacturing
  • Serve as an SME and provide technical and scientific leadership in developing chemical and physical analytical methods to support characterization and testing of small molecule drug substance and solid dosage form or parenteral/injectable drug products. Active participation in the laboratory activities with hands-on involvement is in scope of this role
  • Evaluate and recommend/champion new technologies and innovative analytical methods
  • Provide technical and regulatory support to drug substance and drug product development, including impurity control strategies and process route development
  • Generate, review, and approve necessary reports to provide scientifically sound and data-based support of product development, knowledge management, and data traceability
  • Provide guidance to junior team members on experimental design and data interpretation, and employ data-driven approach to devise strategiesEducation and Experience:
    • PhD and 3+ years of experience; OR
    • BS/MS degree with extensive industry experience
    • Preferred degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related discipline
    • Demonstrated strong communication, organization and management (people and/or project) skillsFor 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., Canada, Australia, and Singapore 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. NOTICE: EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION 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 Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.


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