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Principal Scientist - Structural Biology

  • Amgen
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • 3 days ago
Principal Scientist - Structural Biology Live What you will do Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will provide leadership and expertise in structural biology....

Principal Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology

  • Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2 days ago
Principal Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology Categories: Biology POSITION SUMMARY: The Principal Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology, will be responsible for providing in vivo pharmacology support to discovery...

Principal Scientist, Emerging Viruses

  • Gilead Sciences
  • Foster City, CA
  • 2 days ago
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...

Senior Scientist II / Principal Scientist I

  • AbbVie, Inc
  • Irvine, CA
  • 1 day ago
Qualifications: MS +7 years, or PhD +4 in biopharmaceutical sciences is required - Analytical chemistry or equivalent is preferred; Advanced degree preferred Can hire senior scientist II (MS +7 years...

Principal Scientist, Pharmacology

  • Vividion Therapeutics
  • San Diego, CA
  • 1 day ago
Job Summary: We are seeking a Principal Scientist who will have scientific and managerial responsibility for a group of scientists conducting Pharmacology research in Oncology and Immune-mediated diseases...
We're looking for a Principal Scientist, Molecular Biologist or Sr. Scientist or Scientist for our client, Vinta Bio!...

Senior Principal Scientist

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • San Diego, CA
  • 1 day ago
Janssen Research & Development, LLC is recruiting for a Senior Principal Scientist, Lead Evaluation and Cellular Pharmacology located in La Jolla, CA....

Principal/Senior Principal Scientist/Toxicologist

  • Hoffmann-La Roche
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 1 hour ago
Search Previous Senior Backend Software Engineer Medical Director - Product Development Oncology Hematology (Glofitamab) Next Principal/Sr Principal Scientist/Toxicologist Employer F....

Principal/Senior Principal Scientist/Toxicologist

  • Genentech
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • 1 hour ago
Principal Scientist The Department of Safety Assessment at Genentech provides nonclinical safety assessment and development strategies across all modalities and all phases of drug development. scientific...
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Senior Principal Scientist

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • La Jolla, CA
  • 1 day ago
Janssen Research & Development, LLC is recruiting for a Senior Principal Scientist, Lead Evaluation and Cellular Pharmacology located in La Jolla, CA....

Senior/Principal Scientist - Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology

  • Genentech
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • 1 hour ago
Senior Scientist/Principal Scientist- Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology The Clinical Pharmacology Scientist is responsible for developing and implementing the Clinical Pharmacology (CP) strategy in...
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Principal Scientist

  • Custopharm, Inc.
  • Carlsbad, CA
  • 2 days ago
We are seeking a Principal Scientist to join our team!...
Requirements PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biophysics, or related scientific discipline plus a minimum of 7 years analytical development experience for protein therapeutics...

Senior Principal Scientist Team Leader, Tumor Biology

  • 185 Pharmacia Upjohn Company
  • San Diego, CA
  • 1 day ago
Why Patients Need You Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate...

Principal Scientist, Neuroscience

  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • San Diego, CA
  • 1 hour ago
The Senior Principal Scientist will also be in a position to offer training and oversight to junior team members while participating in project teams and contributing to regulatory submissions....

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Highest Education Level

Principal Scientists in California offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (47.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.8%)
  • Master's Degree (22.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (0.7%)
  • High School or GED (0.5%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Scientists 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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