Senior Associate Scientist, Drug Metabolism

Location
Foster City, CA, United States
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Ref
2084290
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Senior Associate Scientist, Drug Metabolism
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead 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.

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Inclusion 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 #CreatingPossible



Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical 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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead's therapeutic areas include HIV, liver diseases, serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions, cancer and inflammation. The successful candidate will join the Drug Metabolism group in research, working closely with disease biology, biologics discovery, toxicology, clinical pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, and regulatory to discover and develop biotherapeutic candidates for clinical evaluation, and contribute to IND/IMPD and NDA/BLA filings.

Specific Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of a Senior Associate Scientist is to provide large molecule pharmacokinetic and bioanalytical support to biotherapeutics discovery and development teams.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop quantitative bioanalytical immunoassay to support non-regulated pharmacokinetic (PK) and anti-drug antibody (ADA) analysis of biotherapeutic drug candidates in preclinical species.
  • Prepare study protocols and coordinate execution of PK studies which may involve multiple functional areas and CROs.
  • Process tissues samples for bioanalysis from PK and biodistribution studies.
  • Analyze, summarize and communicate large molecule PK/ADA bioanalytical data to project teams.


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • BS/MS degree in biology, chemistry, pharmacology, or related life science discipline with 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • Requires a highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Candidate must be flexible, able to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Candidate should have a desire to perform bench-work and have hands on experience in one or more large molecule immunoassay techniques (ELISA, MSD, Gyros, or similar) or LC-MS/MS.
  • Requires extensive use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and use of data analysis software GraphPad Prism, SoftmaxPro, and Phoenix.



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