Clinical Pharmacologist

Foster City, CA, United States
May 03, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Clinical Pharmacologist
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

As a Clinical Pharmacologist, you will be responsible for design, data analysis and progress communication on a small number of studies with input from more senior Clinical Pharmacologists.

You will have a general understanding of how clinical study design can lead to proof-of-concept and may provide suggestions for modifications to process changes. You will have unparalleled opportunity to be involved with several aspects the product development process. We seek to provide a rewarding career and a continuous learning experience.

  • With guidance, designs and conducts clinical pharmacology studies.
  • Assists in the pharmacokinetic analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data from studies.
  • Conducts and reports results from PK/PD analysis.
  • Analyzes and report results from toxicokinetic studies.
  • Provide support to research ADME programs if necessary.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and ability to convey technical information clearly to others are required.

  • 2+ years of experience and an MD, PhD or PharmD degree in pharmacokinetics or a related scientific discipline. Knowledge of pharmacokinetic and other analysis software programs (e.g. WinNonlin, GraphPad, etc.)
  • Knowledge of current and emerging scientific standards regulatory requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to convey complex technical information clearly
  • Ability to critically analyze problems and provide creative solutions
  • Confidence and discipline to work autonomously
  • Genuine curiosity and drive to ask questions - looking for the 'why' of every project
  • Desire to strive for continuous improvement
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