(Sr.) Medical Scientist

Foster City, CA
Nov 26, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
(Sr.) Medical Scientist
China - ChengduChina - Chongqing

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.

Making an impact on a global scale
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

Job Responsibilities and Skills
  • Responds to clinical inquiries regarding marketed or developmental Gilead products
  • Presents scientific and clinical data for these products
  • Identifies and develops regional and national opinion leaders to support Gilead products and trains Gilead approved speakers through personal contacts and on-site visits
  • Establishes strong relationships with opinion leaders, clinical investigators and providers at academic and non-academic settings
  • Assists with sales force training at national and regional levels
  • Assists with Gilead Phase IV program that includes collaboration with investigators and internal Gilead personnel
  • Assists with site selection for both Phase IV and other clinical trials
  • Anticipates obstacles and difficulties that may arise in the field and resolves them in a collaborative manner
  • Works collaboratively with Gilead personnel in Sales, Marketing, Clinical Research, Global Safety and Medical Communication
  • Sought for advice and collaboration within and outside Gilead
  • Utilizes scientific resources to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings
  • Travels to appointments, meetings and conferences on a frequent and regular basis, occasionally with short notice
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills are required
  • Must be fully cognizant of all relevant scientific data and regulatory requirements for field-based personnel
  • Must be committed to continuing education to maintain knowledge base
  • Must have the ability to work as a member of several teams that may overlap such as national MS team, regional sales team, national accounts, and others
  • Utilizes scientific resources for impactful presentations in a variety of different settings

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Advanced degree (i.e. MD, DO, PharmD, PhD, NP/PA) preferred or may have a BS in pharmacy or BS/MS nursing with varying levels of clinical and/or industry experience
  • Relevant experience must include at least 2 years clinical practice experience
  • Industry experience desirable
  • Experience in preparing and delivering presentations is required
  • Experience in the management or investigation of clinical trials is highly desirable
  • Clinical patient contact experience is highly desirable







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