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Gilead Sciences, Inc. - Foster City, CA
Principal Scientist I - Formulation & Process Development United States - California - Foster City Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and...
6 hours ago
Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. - Thousand Oaks, CA
This Principal Scientist/Associate Director Upstream Viral Vector Development position will work with the Technical Operations teams to design and develop approaches for both adherent and...
1 day ago
Novartis - San Diego, CA
Position Title: Senior / Principal Scientist- Cancer Therapeutics / Novartis - GNF Minimum requirements: What youll bring to the role: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Systems Biology, Cancer biology, or other...
1 day ago
Gilead Sciences - Foster City, CA
Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and...
1 day ago
Merck Company - South San Francisco, CA
Job Description We are recruiting an Associate Principal Scientist to join the Cell Line Development/Biologics Upstream Development team, helping to advance our Companys biologics pipeline...
5 hours ago
CyberCoders - Santa Monica, CA
development, improvement and validation - This role will not have any direct reports immediately - Benchwork is required as we scale up - Reports to executive leadershipWhat You Need for this Position...
3 days ago
CyberCoders - Oakland, CA
If you are a Principal Scientist - Payload Engineering with experience, please read on! We are a biotech company with 3 clinical trials currently. Our work strives to use directed evolution in...
3 days ago
Novartis Pharmaceuticals - La Jolla, CA
What you'll bring to the role: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Systems Biology, Cancer biology, or other related fields 5+ years of post-Ph.D. experience studying cancer biology (industry or academic institution...
4 days ago
Nurix Therapeutics - San Francisco, CA
Position We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated cell biologist/immunologist to support Nurix's mission of targeting E3 ubiquitin ligases in the areas of oncology and immunology. The...
4 days ago
Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. - Redwood City, CA
Adverum is looking for a highly motivated Principal Scientist/Engineer I to lead the Molecular & Cell Biology function for the Candidate Process Development (CPD) team at our Redwood City, CA...
5 days ago
Genapsys - Redwood City, CA
Qualifications: PhD in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or Synthetic Organic Chemistry 10+ years experience in nucleotide or nucleic acid chemistry Strong background in synthetic organic chemistry Demonstrates...
5 days ago
Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. - Redwood City, CA
Adverum is looking for a Principal Scientist- Pre-Clinical to join our team in our Redwood City office. This person will be working with teams. This role is responsible for performing preclinical...
5 days ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co. - Redwood City, CA
Not being bound by therapeutic modality creates a very dynamic, exciting and creative environment where the successful chemist will interface with an excellent team of scientists in biology, biochemistry...
5 days ago
Torrance, CA
A postdoc experience is a plus Good knowledge of peptide/oligonucleotide chemistry Minimum of 10 years in Organic Synthesis and its relevant purification Strong understanding of production quality systems...
6 days ago
Abbott - San Diego, CA
Abbott is currently looking for a dynamic individual who will provide molecular diagnostic assay development experience and expertise to further populate the pipeline of tests to be performed on the...
6 days ago

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Major and Principal Gifts
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Highest Education Level

Principal Chemists in California offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (46.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.7%)
  • Master's Degree (22.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (0.8%)
  • High School or GED (0.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (0.3%)
  • Some College (0.1%)
  • Some High School (0.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Principal Chemists in California
  • None (32.8%)
  • Less than 1 year (18.1%)
  • 1-2 years (16.9%)
  • 4-6 years (11.4%)
  • 6-8 years (7.8%)
  • 2-4 years (7.0%)
  • 10+ years (6.0%)

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