Senior Research Scientist II, Inflammation

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

Senior Research Scientist II, Inflammation
United States - California - Foster City

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Full Time/Part Time
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Job Description
The inflammation biology group at Gilead is looking for accomplished scientist to join the group and pursue cutting-edge discovery and translational research in immunology and autoimmune diseases. The candidate will lead a group of scientists and collaborate with other functional areas to dissect and understand diseases pathogenesis, identify pathogenetic pathways and develop innovative therapies by utilizing various technological tools. The position will require both good communication and managerial skills in order to interface effectively with other functional groups (medicinal chemistry, protein and antibody engineering, histopathology, high-throughput biology, and bioinformatics) and manage activities of highly skilled scientists. The successful candidate will also participate in evaluation of external licensing opportunities. In addition, we anticipate the candidate to present in scientific conferences and publish high impact papers. If you are interested in pioneering scientific discovery, innovation and drug development, join us to achieve your dreams. We are promoting an innovative, collaborative, and grassroots based scientific environment.

Gilead Sciences is a world leader in antiviral research having developed small molecule compounds that have revolutionized the treatment of HIV, HCV, and HBV. Over the last 5 years, Gilead has significantly broadened its scope to encompass unmet medical needs in inflammatory and chronic fibrotic diseases.

Qualifications and requirements:

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree and at least 10 years of relevant post-graduate independent research or drug development experience in immunology, molecular biology or autoimmune diseases. A strong technical background in molecular biology, biochemistry, cellular immunology, or in vivo autoimmune disease models is desired. The candidate must demonstrate critical analytical skill and ability to lead independent hypothesis-driven biological research, as exemplified by senior authorship in high quality publications or drug developmental achievements. Strong communication skills required, with an ability to communicate and scientifically engage individuals across a large breadth of levels and translate ideas and data into concise written and verbal communications.

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