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Senior Research Associate II Pre-Pivotal Biologics Development

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Belmont, CA
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Senior Research Associate II Pre-Pivotal Biologics Development
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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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

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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact.

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Job Description

Senior Research Associate II Pre-Pivotal Biologics Development - Foster City, CA

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Gilead has an opportunity for an industry experienced B.S.(4+ years) or M.S.(2+ years) scientist in our Cell Line Development (CLD) group at our Foster City campus facility. We are seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual to design and execute experiments to support targeted integration and cell line development for our rapidly growing biologics pipeline. The successful candidate will also contribute to the overall strategy of new technology development projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop targeted integration technology
  • Apply automation and high-throughput technologies for to mammalian cell line generation and process optimization
  • Support end-to-end Cell Line Development pipeline projects, including activities from vector design and construction to clonal cell lines ready for Master Cell Bank generation
  • Support process improvements for increased speed and efficiency to generate highly productive, high quality, robust cell lines that meet all regulatory requirements with high quality documentation.
  • Support CLD activities including clone selection, technology development, media development, process optimization, and process characterization studies.
  • Hands-on laboratory operations such as molecular biology, shake flask, bench scale bioreactor and novel culture platforms.
  • Contribute to written technical reports, present in group meetings, and work cross-functionally to achieve common goals.
  • Support cell banking, cell bank characterization and tech transfer operations.


Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
  • B.S with 4+ years/M.S. with 2+ years of experience in a relevant scientific discipline (biology, bioengineering, chemical engineering, biochemical engineering).
  • Excellent communication, technical report writing, and presentation skills and aptitude for creative problem solving.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Experience in statistics and data analysis (e.g. JMP, Spotfire).

Experience designing, constructing, and evaluating vectors to express recombinant proteins of various formats.

Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and adhere to timelines.

Ability to think critically and demonstrated troubleshooting skills.

The salary range for this position is: $107,270.00 - $138,820.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

For additional benefits information, visit:

https://www.gilead.com/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing

* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact ApplicantAccommodations@gilead.com for assistance.

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