Sr Research Scientist I, Inflammation

Foster City, CA
Jun 11, 2022
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Sr Research Scientist I, Inflammation
United States - California - Foster City

Job Requisition ID
Full Time/Part Time
Job Level
Associate Director

Job Description
Gilead Sciences (Foster City, CA) is seeking a talented and highly motivated Research Scientist or senior research scientist to join our inflammation-biology group. Our collaborative and interdisciplinary research team utilizes state-of-the-art technologies and innovative methodologies to advance medicines into the clinic. The successful candidate is expected to lead discovery of novel immunotherapeutic agents to address unmet medical needs of inflammatory diseases including inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and inflammatory dermatosis. S/he will have opportunities for career growth through acquisition of new skills, experiences, and professional relationships in a fast-paced and resource-rich environment.

Key Responsibilities

• Drive discovery and translational research aimed at identifying and advancing novel therapeutics for inflammatory diseases.
• Independently design, conduct, analyze in vitro and in vivo experiments to support target validation and therapeutic hypothesis.
• Proactively evaluate new technologies and generate scientific hypothesis to enhance our understanding of disease mechanisms
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously and work cross-functionally with colleagues in the in7ammation biology, protein engineering, chemistry, biomarker, bioinformatics, and clinical groups
• Presents research findings and recommendations to senior staff, prepare research reports and peer-reviewed manuscripts, and contribute to the preparation of INDs, and patent filings

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

PhD degree in Immunology with 6+ years of relevant post-graduate experience. Title to be adjusted commensurate with experience

Experience and knowledge in immunology, adaptive immunity, T cell immunity, and/or autoimmune disease pathogenesis to design and perform high quality functional assays to target validation and/or therapeutic candidate optimization

Demonstrated record of research productivity as evidenced by first authored

publications in top tier immunology journals.

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