Sr. Director, Toxicologic Pathology

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
June 30 2021
Ref
R0020212
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Other


Sr. Director, Toxicologic Pathology
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.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats 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



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.

Gilead's core values of integrity, inclusion, teamwork, excellence, and accountability shape our culture and are the foundation of our future success. Challenge yourself and make a difference in the world - Being Here Matters.

Job Description
Gilead Sciences is seeking a veterinary anatomic pathologist motivated by impacting the portfolio across drug discovery and development. As a member of the Nonclinical Safety and Pathobiology (NSP) group, responsibilities will include helping assess 1) target safety, 2) on-target pharmacology, and 3) off-target effects from project inception to NDA/MAA filings. Examples of therapeutic modalities include small molecules, antibodies, ADCs, and CAR-T. Responsibilities include the design and interpretation of exploratory (non-GLP) studies, GLP studies, and regulatory communications.

Specific Responsibilities and Skills:
Candidates should have a strong track record of partnering with scientific colleagues to identify and solve critical pathology issues in drug discovery and development.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide pathology expertise and guidance while working closely with project toxicologists to design studies, interpret data and make decisions related to nonclinical safety projects.
  • Perform pathology evaluation and interpretation of early exploratory and investigative toxicology studies.
  • Perform peer review of non-GLP and GLP studies.
  • Interpret and communicate findings to cross-functional project teams, senior management, and regulatory agencies.
  • Work closely with project toxicologists to investigate mechanisms of toxicity and identification of translational biomarkers.

    Requirements:
  • The successful candidate will be a DVM with board certification (ACVP/ECVP) in veterinary pathology, PhD or MS in Pathology or closely related discipline.
  • 10-15 years industry experience of toxicologic pathology.
  • Good understanding of the drug discovery, development and regulatory processes, including experience working directly on drug development project teams and Regulatory submissions.
  • Demonstrated issue-resolution experience.
  • Working knowledge of modern pathology laboratory technologies, including assay development, application and interpretation.

    Preference:

  • American Board of Toxicology (A.B.T.) certification desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to a variety of audiences including authorship of regulated pathology reports.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively on cross-functional projects teams.

    To apply, visit https://gilead.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/gileadcareers/job/United-States---California---Foster-City/Sr-Director--Nonclinical-Safety-and-Pathobiology_R0020212-1





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