Sr Research Associate I, Process Development
Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 17, 2023
Sr Research Associate I, 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 Sr. Research Associate I - 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 the last 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 2+ years of industry experience
(Medicinal/Process Chemistry preferred).
- MS in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry preferred) and 0+ 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
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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
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