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Pfizer - La Jolla, CA
Principal Scientist will demonstrate an ability to work within cross functional teams....
1 day ago
Mirati Therapeutics, Inc - San Diego, CA
Principal Scientist, Product Development will be responsible for design and development of small molecule drug products, including injectables, for toxicological assessments, clinical studies and commercialization...
7 hours ago
Exelixis Inc. - Alameda, CA
Job Description The Principal Scientist (Lead Discovery) is responsible for directing cutting-edge oncology research programs that leverage deep insights into cellular and pathway mechanisms, biochemical...
13 hours ago
Merck Company - South San Francisco, CA
We are seeking a Principal Scientist to join our Discovery Oncology group at our South San Francisco site....
1 day ago
Neurocrine Biosciences Incorporated - San Diego, CA
Principal Scientist, DMPK at Neurocrine Biosciences in San Diego, California Posted in Other about 10 hours ago....
2 days ago
Nurix Therapeutics - San Francisco, CA
Position Nurix is currently seeking a Principal Scientist/Associate Director of DMPK (Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics) to be a DMPK leader....
2 days ago
Scorpion Therapeutics - South San Francisco, CA
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. in biochemistry, biology, biophysics or a related field with 3+ years of industry experience....
1 hour ago
Fate Therapeutics, Inc. - San Diego, CA
Description: Fate Therapeutics is seeking an experienced and highly-motivated Principal/Senior Scientist with extensive cell-based assay development expertise to lead the development of potency and...
1 day ago
The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) - La Jolla, CA
Scientist/Principal Scientist/Associate Director Chemistry Manufacturing and Control ( CMC ) RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES : Work closely with Calibrs scientists on development of lab-scale upstream,...
1 day ago
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd - San Diego, CA
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1 day ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb - San Diego, CA
Principal Scientist BMS is a leader in the discovery and development of novel therapies that exploit targeted protein degradation....
4 hours ago
Laguna Source, Llc - San Francisco, CA
Lead/Principal Scientist, DS3 MSAT Team, Analytical Group Laguna Source, LLC San Francisco, CA Full Time Apply on company site Job Details About the Company: * 8+ years Biopharmaceutical or Biotechnology...
3 days ago
Unassigned/Prospective Account - San Diego, CA
REMOTE Principal Scientist/Assoc Director In Vivo Pharmacologist Company: Unassigned/Prospective Account Location: San Diego Posted on: September 16, 2021 Job Description: An employer is looking for...
Remote Work
4 days ago
Amgen - Thousand Oaks, CA
Principal Scientist/Group Lead - Clinical Biomarker Oncology The Oncology Clinical Biomarker team is seeking a highly motivated Principal Scientist dedicated to biomarker development in Oncology....
5 days ago
Gossamer Bio - San Diego, CA
Job Summary This position will provide strategic leadership as part of Gossamer Bio research team. The ideal candidate should have a passion for science and medicine, and a track-record of...
6 days ago

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Principal Scientist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Major and Principal Gifts
This course will provide a comprehensive view of major and principal gift development work for students who seek to build upon their experiences gained in the introductory session. Participants...

On Being a Scientist
On Being a Scientist will provide you with an overview of scientific conduct & ethics, what it means to be a scientist and allows you to become acquainted with academic practice, thus meeting a...

Become a Data Scientist

Youll master the skills necessary to become a successful Data Scientist. Youll work on projects designed by industry experts, and learn to run data pipelines, design experiments, build...

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Salary for Principal Scientist Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Principal Scientist jobs in California as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Principal Scientists in California offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (46.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.6%)
  • Master's Degree (22.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (0.8%)
  • High School or GED (0.6%)
  • 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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