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Senior Director, Clinical Research, HIV Treatment

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Gilead Sciences, Inc.
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Belmont, CA
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Oct 22, 2021

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Senior Director, Clinical Research, HIV Treatment
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.

Making an impact on a global scale
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

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually, and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic role to support the clinical development of novel drugs for HIV infection. The Senior Director, Clinical Research, position will design, conduct, and evaluate Phase 1, 2, and 3 clinical trials and provide expertise in clinical HIV medicine. You will have an opportunity to contribute to developing drugs to treat, prevent, and cure HIV infection.

Essential Functions:
  • Interfaces with staff to share scientific and clinical information and consistent practices.
  • Leads/supports protocol review discussions concerning scientific and procedural aspects of study design.
  • Serves as resource for junior staff.
  • Oversees the scientific aspects of clinical studies throughout duration of study.
  • Adheres to regulatory requirements of study conduct and industry standards of Good Clinical Practice as well as Gilead SOPs.
  • Prepares study protocols, amendments, specific sections of study manuals and Investigator meeting notebooks, and other documents as needed.
  • Supervises or assists others with preparation of above.
  • Contributes to the design and development of CRFs, Data Management Manuals and Data Analysis Plans.
  • Helps ensure consistency across protocols.
  • Presents scientific information if needed.
  • Addresses questions regarding scientific and related procedural issues from Investigators.
  • Coordinates and implements ongoing data for internal analysis and review.
  • Coordinates/supports the preparation/review of regulatory documents, IND annual reports, IND safety reports, Investigator Brochures and NDAs.
  • Determines the functions most critical to company success and supports priorities within functional area.
  • Anticipates fairly complex obstacles and client difficulties and implements solutions that meet goals.
  • Creates effective teams with a clear sense of direction.
  • May lead two or more specific components of departmental strategic initiatives.


Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

Essential:
  • Typically requires an MD, with 3+ years in clinical research experience in a biopharmaceutical industry with a proven success record in clinical research studies, trial design, execution and oversight
  • Other relevant experiences will be considered
  • Experience in HIV medicine will be highly desirable but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required to maintain working relationship with team members to ensure scientific integrity of clinical studies.
  • Examines functional issues from a broader organization perspective
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design to develop specific study concept sheets and protocols is required


Desirable Skills:
  • Familiarity with virology and HIV medicine preferred
  • Clinical or translational research experience preferred
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry experience in clinical development preferred
  • Successful leadership and management experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills are critical


About Gilead:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical 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 Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually, and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.


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