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Sr Research Scientist Analytical Operations Req
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 of more than 6,300 people 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 sixteen marketed products that are benefitting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug applicants 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.Join a team of analytical chemists supporting the synthesis and development of drug applicants. Develop and execute analytical and spectroscopic methods to support the characterization of drug substances, synthetic intermediates and drug products. The applicant will interact closely with other chemists working on drug substance and drug product process development and on the implementation of manufacturing processes. Essential Duties and Job Functions: Responsible for directing and executing analytical research in the development of drug applicants or the support of marketed drugs. Plan, design, and implement advanced laboratory experimentation with a focus on the application of analytical techniques to small molecule drug substances and products. May direct research associates or members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation. Work on a broad range of problems where analysis of complex situations or data require evaluation of intangible variables, requiring regular application of chemistry principles in a creative fashion. This position is focused on the application of chemistry in the CMC area of small molecule drug development - experience in this area is highly desired. Knowledge, Experience and Skills: Requires a PhD in chemistry or related position and 7yrs experience in a pharmaceutical company. Excellent technical communication expertise (both verbal and written) and strong people skills are required. Must be able to participate effectively in teams. A sound knowledge of the application of analytical chemistry to solving issues in organic synthesis and/or a sound experience in the development of advanced analytical assays (solid-state, equilibrium) is required. Routine familiarity with NMR, HPLC, MS, LC-MS, or other spectroscopic techniques preferred.
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