Research Scientist - Immuno-Oncology

Gilead Sciences
Belmont, CA
Closing date
Oct 1, 2021

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Science, Doctors, Oncology and Radiotherapy

The Oncology department at Gilead Sciences (Foster City, CA) is seeking a talented and highly motivated Senior Research Scientist to join our immuno-oncology group. Our highly collaborative and interdisciplinary research team utilizes state-of-the-art technologies and innovative methodologies to advance medicines into the clinic. The successful candidate will contribute to the discovery and development of novel immunotherapeutic agents to address the unmet medical needs of cancer patients. The position has ample opportunities for career growth through acquisition of new skills, experiences, and professional relationships in a fast-paced and resource-rich environment.

Key Responsibilities

Drive discovery and translational research aimed at identifying and advancing novel immuno-oncology therapeutics
Plan, execute, analyze, and interpret in vitro and in vivo experiments that support the initiation and/or advancement of drug candidates
May manage Research Associates or direct members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation
Proactively evaluate new technologies and develop new assays to accelerate early-stage discovery activities and/or enhance our understanding of disease mechanisms
Manage multiple projects simultaneously and work cross-functionally with colleagues in the oncology, protein engineering, chemistry, translational medicine, biomarker and clinical groups
Presents research findings and recommendations to senior staff and contribute to preparation of research reports, manuscripts, INDs, and patent filings
Think critically and creatively, work independently, and have strong organizational and planning skills
Knowledge, Experience and Skills

PhD degree and 0 - 2 years of experience in immunology, cancer biology, cell biology, and/or molecular biology in industry or academia or Bachelor/Master's degree with extensive experience
Broad technical skillset in molecular and cell biology: human and/or mouse primary cell culture, multi-parameter flow cytometry, immunological assays, single cell transcriptomics, cell line development, in vivo animal study design/execution
Background in immunology research, myeloid cell biology, and/or cancer immunology a plus
Attention to detail with strong organizational and record keeping skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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