Clinical Development Scientist Rheumatology

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Belmont, CA
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Sector
Science, Doctors, Rheumatology
Clinical Development Scientist Rheumatology
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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Specific Responsibilities:

This position will play a supportive role in Inflammation clinical development, specifically in the Rheumatology/Autoimmunity Domain. Working in collaboration with the Clinical Research lead, the position is responsible for various aspects of ongoing clinical trial program-related activities within the Inflammation therapeutic area. These activities include, but are not limited to, collaboration on functional area activities during program implementation, clinical study start up/execution/close out, data analysis/reporting and support of publications.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • Acquires and utilizes knowledge of clinical trial design to develop specific study concept sheets and protocols.
  • Participates in protocol review discussions concerning scientific and procedural aspects of study design.
  • Prepares study protocols, amendments, specific sections of study manuals and Investigator meeting notebooks, and other documents as needed with appropriate guidance and supervision.
  • With supervision, contributes to the design and development of CRFs, Data Management Manuals and Data Analysis Plans.
  • With supervision, addresses questions regarding scientific and related procedural issues from Investigators.
  • With supervision, contributes to the preparation and/or review of data listings, summary tables, study results, manuscripts, and scientific presentations.
  • Assists in the preparation/review of regulatory documents, IND annual reports, IND safety reports, Investigator Brochures and others.
  • Anticipates moderately complex obstacles within a clinical study and with guidance implements solutions.
  • May coordinate and provide direction to internal partners involved in study design and execution, such as Biometrics, Regulatory, Clinical Operations, and/or Drug Safety
  • May lead two or more specific components of departmental strategic initiatives.
  • Must be able to enter a new therapeutic area and summarize scientific information that is available in published literature to integrate into new study development.
  • 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.


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
  • Experience within clinical research or clinical operations preferred
  • 8+ years of relevant scientific and/or drug development experience with a BS degree in Biological Sciences, health care, or a related field or with a RN degree.
  • 6+ years of relevant scientific and/or drug development experience with a MS.
  • PharmD and PhDs are encouraged to apply.
  • Level will commensurate with experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to change, to move between projects easily and provide support/expertise where needed.
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) as well as job-related programs such as SpotFire preferred


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.

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