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At Gilead, we strive to transform the promise of science and technology into therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. As a research-based biopharmaceutical company, we are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing medicines to patients in the areas of HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases.
We are growing a diverse team of professionals and an atmosphere of inclusion across departments. We need your unique talents, expertise and background to help millions of people around the world live healthier. Join a close community where every voice is heard where you can see and measure the results of your contributions. Our values integrity, inclusion, teamwork, accountability and excellence are evident in everything we do.Research Associate Compound Management Discovery Sciences & Technologies
We are seeking a dynamic and highly creative researcher to join the Compound Management group to provide rapid, easy access to compounds and perform assays to accelerate Gileads drug discovery efforts in Research. As part of the Discovery Sciences & Technologies (DST) department we support lead identification and optimization efforts. This position will be in the new state of the art Research facility at the Foster City, CA campus. This is a great opportunity for a lab scientist to use their chemistry or biochemistry training to manage a large inventory of compounds using an array of automation and instrumentation. We work with cross-functional teams at multiple sites within R&D as well as CROs and collaborators externally. Our group is highly collaborative, and we support all Gilead research and exploratory projects across several therapeutic areas including virology, inflammation, oncology and respiratory disease.Essential Functions:
Sharing and supporting the group goals to provide high quality compound request fulfillment is a key requirement for everyone on our team. The candidate will utilize a variety of automation, analytical software, and electronic notebooks and work closely with scientists across Research. Team members adhere to established protocols and are also sufficiently skilled to navigate novel situations when they arise.Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
The successful candidate will use defined workflows including weighing, dissolution, compound storage/retrieval, and solid & liquid dispensing. The candidate in this lab-based role should have a strong background in Chemistry or Biochemistry. The candidate must be driven, resourceful, and able to work independently and display scientific curiosity and rigor. Excellent organizational skills in management of data, and internal and external collaborations, are essential. The candidate will participate in regular team meetings and formulate conclusions and strategies moving forward within the context of broader project goals. Teamwork and excellent verbal and written communication skills are critical.Key Responsibilities:
- Perform all compound management workflows and tasks including manual transfer and weighing of compounds in powder format, compound dissolution, and preparation of compound solutions in plated formats using manual and automated systems
- Provide support for HTS screening and hit-to-lead efforts using automation, liquid handling, inventory management tools
- Generate compound plates on set schedule for weekly profiling assays
- Run analytical HPLC/LCMS methods for QC and assays to characterize compounds and develop new methods as needed
- Prepare shipping manifests and documentation for domestic and international shipment
- Maintain electronic lab notebooks for documentation
- Collaborate with scientists from multiple disciplines, internal and external, to design and implement workflows for sample distribution
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