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Senior Research Scientist II, Analytical Development and Operations

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Foster City, CA
Start date
May 6, 2024

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Senior Research Scientist II, Analytical Development and Operations
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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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact.

We believe every employee deserves a great leader. People Leaders are the cornerstone to the employee experience at Gilead and Kite. As a people leader now or in the future, you are the key driver in evolving our culture and creating an environment where every employee feels included, developed and empowered to fulfil their aspirations. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.

Job Description

Senior Research Scientist II, Analytical Development and Operations

Foster City, California

This role is in the Analytical Sciences Team (AS) team within Analytical Development and Operations (ADO), based at our headquarters in Foster City, CA. The Analytical Sciences team is a multi-disciplined and innovative research team with a focus on implementing microscopy techniques to support Gilead's parenteral product portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Microscopy analysis using stereo, polarized light and high-resolution digital microscopes and Raman, FTIR, and SEM microscopes for forensic analysis and particle characterization.
  • Perform elemental analysis using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) and scanning electron microscopy coupled with energy dispersive spectroscopy (SEM-EDS).
  • Development of quantitative methods using both microscopy and spectroscopy techniques to support control strategies.
  • Imaging surfaces and particles for container closure development and selection.
  • Lead a group of scientists and collaborate cross-functionally with teams in research, analytical development, device development, process chemistry and formulations development.
  • Independently plan, execute, and troubleshoot experiments that support development activities and project goals and stay current with regulatory guidelines and technologies.
  • Author and review scientific reports to support clinical manufacturing and development and publish research findings in high impact journals and present at pharmaceutical science conferences.


Education and Experience:
  • Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry/Biochemistry with 5+ years of experience; or MS/BS degree with extensive industry experience (9+ years for MS and 11+ years for BS).
  • Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry/Biochemistry with 7+years of relevant analytical experience; or MS/BS degree with extensive industry experience (15+ years for MS and 17+ years for BS).
  • Demonstration of strong communication, organization, and management (people and/or project) skills with a notable record of external publications.
  • Ability to work in particle-free environments (i.e., laminar flow hoods or other ISO 5 environments).
  • Experience with optical microscopy techniques and Raman, SEM and FTIR microscopes and corresponding sample preparation techniques.
  • Proficiency with XRPD for form quantitation and particle size analysis is also a plus.
  • Knowledge of cGMP and/or regulatory guidelines and hands-on experience in design, execution, and data analysis of laboratory experiments.


The salary range for this position is: $191,335.00 - $247,610.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

For additional benefits information, visit:

https://www.gilead.com/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing

* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact ApplicantAccommodations@gilead.com for assistance.

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Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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Company

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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