Sr. Project Toxicologist, NonClinical Safety and Pathobiology

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Oct 08, 2021
Ref
2546369
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Sr. Project Toxicologist, NonClinical Safety and Pathobiology
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

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Foster City, California 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.

Gilead's core values of integrity, inclusion, teamwork, excellence, and accountability shape our culture and are the foundation of our future success. Challenge yourself and make a difference in the world - Being Here Matters.

Job Description

We are seeking a bright and enthusiastic Research Scientist to complement our Nonclinical Safety and Pathobiology group. Gilead is a fast-paced, data-driven, scientifically rigorous organization, and the role will suit a scientist who is able to thrive in this type of environment. The primary responsibility is to serve as the toxicology representative on multifunctional project teams, including ownership of the nonclinical safety program and contributing to regulatory documents to support drug development candidates across a variety of platforms from early research through registration/post approval.

Key Aspects:
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Provide critical review and interpretation of protocols, data and study reports
  • Actively support the integration of early nonclinical safety strategies throughout Research.
  • Solve moderately complex problems requiring thorough scientific assessment.
  • Effectively communicate project development plans and study results to project teams and Senior level management
  • Team player who thrives in a high-speed environment where autonomy, accountability and innovation are critical for success.
  • Excellent self-management and organizational skills, and ability to manage high volume workload
  • Clear and concise, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong motivation, independence, and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary, matrix environment with minimal supervision.


Knowledge:
  • Good scientific expertise in subject area/discipline; familiar with other disciplines inside and/or outside of department (e.g., pathology, pharmacology, drug metabolism).
  • Familiarity with ICH and GLP


Education and Experience:
  • PhD in toxicology, pharmacology, or related scientific discipline
  • 2+ years experience in small molecule and/or biopharmaceutical drug development desirable

or
  • BS or MS, and extensive industry experience in nonclinical safety assessment
  • Board certification or eligibility is desirable.


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.

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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.


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