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Gilead Sciences Inc.

Sr. Research Associate II, Biologics Analytical Operations

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.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Proficiently executes laboratory techniques such as liquid chromatography, capillary electrophoresis, and other commonly used techniques commonly used for biologics.
  • Independently plans and executes assigned experiments that support non-routine development activities, GMP release testing and project goals.
  • Assists the supervisor in critical data review and troubleshooting at external CTLs and CMOs.
  • Demonstrates skills in data analysis (ex: HPLC, CE, mass spec) and ability to evaluate quality of data.
  • Recommends alternatives, researches new methods and techniques and proactively seek out senior personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems.
  • Collaborates with supervisory personnel to develop strategy and tactics.
  • Demonstrates and applies an advanced level of understanding to project goals and methods.
  • Participates cross-functional projects to ensure qualification and validation activities are completed timely.
  • Must think critically and creatively, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Drafts and revises test methods, procedures, protocols and reports.

Education, Experience & Required Skills:

  • MS degree with 3+ years’ experience or BS degree with 5+ years’ relevant industry experience.
  • Understands the analytical life cycle concepts as applied to analytical development.
  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and technical) and strong interpersonal skills are required.

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