Sr. Research Associate II, Formulation
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
San Mateo, California, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Education
Sr. Research Associate II, Formulation
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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Sr. Research Associate II - Formulation & Process Development
Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives.
Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them.
By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.
Gilead Sciences has an opportunity for an experienced candidate in our Formulation & Process Development group at our Headquarters in Foster City, CA. We are seeking motivated, team-oriented individuals with scientific experience with lab work related to small molecules.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
- Under close supervision, performs procedures, trials and experiments that support development activities in the Formulation & Process Development job family
- Operates scientific equipment, selects appropriate methods and techniques to perform analyses, and prepares related reports.
- Uses established data, reports and previous results to identify inappropriate variances and concerns and reports inconsistent results to supervisor.
- Depending on level of experience may plan and organize details of experiments with guidance.
- May present data or prepare information for others to present.
- Works closely with immediate supervisor on problems that may be of moderate complexity.
Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required
Knowledge, Experience and Skills :
5+ years' industry experience with BS degree in related scientific discipline.
3+ years' industry experience with MS degree in related scientific discipline.
- Degree in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry or a related scientific discipline and relevant industry experience that demonstrates an expertise in formulation process development and sustained excellence in performance and accomplishments that align to company goals.
- Excellent communication skills (both verbal and technical) and interpersonal skills are required.
- Demonstrates technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought in suggesting experimental design and research strategy.
- Must think critically and creatively and be able to work independently, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills
- Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required.
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