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Post Doc Scientist
Clinical Virology
Posted on 10/30/2022
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • PhD in molecular biology/virology or related scientific discipline is required
  • Ability in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought in suggesting experimental design and research strategy
  • Good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills are required. Must be able to participate in highly effective teams
  • Typically no work experience is required
  • Conducts scientific research for the development of drug candidates or the research support of marketed drugs
  • Applies the principles and techniques of related scientific specialty to potential inventions, products and problems
  • Works under supervision of more senior scientists or scientific directors to identify and validate targets, advance the development of non-routine state-of-the art techniques to isolate characterize, purify and mass-produce substances, reagents, assays and tools in an effort to discover therapeutic bioproducts to make such substances available as tools for other research projects
  • Assists in planning, designing, implementing, and analyzing laboratory experimentation to advance scientific knowledge of drug substances or techniques to identify such substances
  • May advise research associates or members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory
Desired Qualifications
  • A strong record of scientific excellence as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals is a plus
Gilead Sciences

10,001+ employees

Critical disease biopharmaceutical development
Company Overview
Gilead’s mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases. The company is committed to creating a healthier world for everyone through their research, development of forward medicines, and clinical trials.
  • Paid family time off and paid parental time off
  • Generous 401(k) contribution matching
  • Comprehensive medical plans that cover both physical and mental healthcare
  • Global Wellbeing Reimbursement
  • Time Off
  • Global Volunteer Day
  • Giving Together Program
  • Employee Support Programs
  • Flexible Work Options
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Doing What’s Right
  • Inclusion: Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork: Working Together
  • Accountability: Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence: Being Your Best