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Research Scientist
Formulation & Process Development
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • PhD in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Chemistry or a related scientific discipline with with no industry experience
  • MS Degree or BS Degree in a related scientific discipline with extensive industry experience
  • The candidate will be expected to lead Formulation and Process Development activities for preclinical and clinical projects and work in highly collaborative cross-functional teams
  • The candidate will collaborate with the Discovery Research group to support identification of new molecular entities (NME); responsibilities include basic solution characterization, development of formulations to support preclinical pharmacokinetic and toxicology studies, designing studies to understand biopharmaceutical performance of NMEs
  • The candidate will be responsible for conducting solution and solid-state pre-formulation studies for development candidates
  • The candidate will collaborate with the Process Chemistry team to identify the final form for the compounds in development
  • The candidate will be responsible for the formulation, process development and manufacturing of drug products. Examples of dosage forms include solid oral dosage forms (tablets and capsules), parenteral products, inhalation etc
  • The candidate will collaborate with external manufacturing sites to create/review batch records and oversee development and GMP manufacturing
  • The applicant should have excellent writing and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. The applicant should be an effective communicator of ideas, project goals and results to team members across cross-functional roles/departments
  • Candidates should be self-motivated and organized, familiar with the relevant literature, enjoy scientific investigation and thinking, proactively identify issues, and develop solutions
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