Research Scientist, Analytical Ops
Research Scientist, Analytical Ops
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. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.
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The Analytical Operations organization is seeking a dynamic and motivated Research Scientist to support advanced analytical testing techniques of a variety of pharmaceutical dosage forms, including oral, parenteral, inhaled, and long-acting injectable forms. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to establish a specialty skillset using advanced instrumentation while contributing to a broad variety of projects and working within cross-functional groups.
The individual provides technical support using a diverse set of small molecule and peptide analysis techniques. The individual provides characterization aimed to drive material, process and product understanding and problem solving throughout development. The individual also develops, validates and transfers analytical methods to contractor and commercial sites as well as contributes to development and justification of control strategies and authoring of regulatory submissions.
- Responsible for conducting scientific research for the development of drug candidates or the support of marketed drugs.
- Applies the principles and techniques of Analytical Chemistry to products and problem-solving.
- Learn, understand and master several experimental techniques. Quickly adapt and employ new experimental approaches as needed based on the changing nature of R&D.
- Works under minimum supervision of senior staff to advance the development of state-of-the-art techniques to characterize drug substances and drug products.
- Presents results of work, interprets data, and draws conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work.
- Maintains full working knowledge of principles and theories, applying such knowledge to the direction that supports Company interests.
- Demonstrates emerging ability in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results and interpreting experimental outcomes.
- 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.
- May make contributions to scientific literature and conferences or regulatory filings.
- PhD in pharmaceutical sciences, analytical or physical chemistry, materials science, or engineering with 0+ years of experience (Post Doc or industry experience preferred)
- BS or MS degree with extensive industry experience.
- Possess understanding of analytical and physical chemistry principles.
- Demonstrate experimental precision, accuracy and strong data interpretation skills.
- Logical, data driven, independent thinking, problem solver, innovative, creative and resilient
- Excellent scientific and business communication skills (both verbal and technical) and interpersonal skills are required.
- Experience in amino-acid synthetic peptide physical and chemical characterization through chromatographic techniques (e.g. SEC, CE, RPLC, HIC) and peptide mapping is strongly preferred
- Experience in developing analytical methods for parenteral and/or inhalation products is strongly preferred.
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