Several Chemistry Research Positions in Edmonton, Canada

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. Our mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, CA, Gilead has operations in the United States, Europe and Australia. We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to join our team.
Specific Responsibilities:
Providing analytical method development support and quality control to process development of investigational and/or commercial drug APIs. Extensive knowledge in HPLC, GC and NMR is required. Hands on experiences in LC-MS and GC-MS is desirable. Ability to work under cGMP for daily work is essential. Some weekend and night shifts may be required depend on project.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
Independently plans and executes assigned experiments that support non-routine research activities and project goals. Applies advanced level of understanding project goals and methods. Selects appropriate methods and techniques in performing experiments. Contributes to the development of project strategy. Collaborates with supervisory personnel to develop research methods. Frequently works cross-functionally within organization to achieve common goals. Recommends alternatives, researches new methods and techniques and may proactively seek out senior personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems. Participates in group meetings. Presents results of work, interprets data, draws conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work. Works independently and determines methods and techniques on new or difficult assignments. Under general supervision may work on moderately complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires comprehensive evaluation of many factors. May act as a resource for other research personnel within the department. Maintains familiarity with scientific literature and applies appropriately to research projects.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
Typically requires a BS degree in discipline related to the specific nature of research being conducted, and minimum 6 years of relevant experience or a MS degree and minimum 4 years of relevant experience is desirable. Strong verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills are required. Must be able to participate in highly effective teams. Requires ability to use common tools for effective scientific communication within the company. Demonstrates ability to recognize anomalous and inconsistent results and interpret experimental outcomes. Develops skills in data analysis and ability to evaluate quality of data. 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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