|CCL 17.05.30 Senior Research Scientist I, Structural Chemistry, Gilead Sciences, Inc.|
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Date: Wed May 31 12:13:39 2017
Subject: 17.05.30 Senior Research Scientist I, Structural Chemistry, Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Senior Research Scientist I, Structural Chemistry, Gilead Sciences, Inc.
As a member of the Modeling Group you will work closely within inter-disciplinary project teams deployed in multiple therapeutic areas. In this critical role you will be responsible for proactively delivering structural and computational expertise to influence efforts in target and lead identification as well as lead optimization.
Experience in a broad variety of computational techniques is essential, particularly molecular docking, pharmacophore development, library design and analysis, QSAR, and protein-ligand simulation. The ability to analyse chemical structures in relation to biological activity in order to guide novel compound design or help evolve the SAR, both independently and in collaboration with medicinal chemists, is crucial.
Solid knowledge of medicinal chemistry principles, including DMPK, as well as the understanding of IP and its analysis is expected. Excellent communication skills along with the ability to function as an effective member on multiple project teams are mandatory. The ability to develop tools for computational and medicinal chemistry would be a great plus.
Plans, designs, implements and analyses computational strategies to advance scientific knowledge of drug substances or techniques to identify such substances. Provides direction to research associates or members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation, considering economic and safety factors. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires evaluation of intangible variables, requiring regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Makes contributions to scientific literature and conferences through publication and presentation of research results. Participates in development of patent applications.
Acts as a resource and provides work direction for other research personnel
Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
Must be able to participate in highly effective teams. Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Demonstrates ability to recognize anomalous and inconsistent results and interpret experimental outcomes. Maintains in-depth knowledge of state-of-the art principles and theories, applying such knowledge to the research direction that supports Company interests. Demonstrates technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought in suggesting experimental design and research strategy. Must think critically and creatively and be able to work independently, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills.
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