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UC San Diego

4.3
LocationSan Diego, CA
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryColleges & Universities
Description

Established in 1912 and a full university since 1961, the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) is a scientific powerhouse. Its faculty currently boasts six Nobel laureates, seven National Medal of Science winners, and seven MacArthur Fellows (the "genius awards"). The university is home to the San Diego Supercomputer Center, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and the UCSD Medical Center, among other research organizations. With an enrollment of some 29,000 students, UCSD has six undergraduate colleges as well as graduate and medical schools. The school is one of the ten campuses in the University of California System.

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The Scripps Research Institute

4.1
LocationSan Diego, CA
Global Company Size1001 to 5000 Employees
IndustryResearch & Development
Description

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is a not-for profit organization that performs basic biomedical research in molecular and cellular biology, chemistry, immunology, neuroscience, disease, and vaccine development. TSRI receives the majority of its funding from federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health. TRSI opened a second facility in Florida in 2009. The organization also partners with pharmaceutical companies and is affiliated with the Scripps hospital group. Its staff includes more than 3,000 scientists and lab technicians, and the organization traces its history back to 1924, when philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps founded Scripps Metabolic Clinic.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute

4.7
LocationSan Diego, CA
Global Company Size1001 to 5000 Employees
IndustryGrantmaking Foundations
Description

For the past 60 years, HHMI’s people and programs have been a catalyst for achieving breakthroughs in basic research and enhancing scientific knowledge for the betterment of human health. Our people are transforming the ways research is conducted and science is taught and understood. HHMI’s programs are supported by a broad range of administrative and operational staff, including specialists in Communications, Finance, Investments, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Law.

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Salk Institute

4.6
LocationSan Diego, CA
Global Company Size1001 to 5000 Employees
IndustryBiotech & Pharmaceuticals
Description

The Salk Institute conducts its biological research under the guidance of 59 faculty investigators. It employs a scientific staff of more than 850, including visiting scientists, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students. Recruited throughout the world, this group receives advice from nine distinguished nonresident fellows — influential scientists at similar institutions throughout the world. The major areas of study at Salk are: molecular biology and genetics, neurosciences, and plant biology. Salk research provides new understanding and potential new therapies and treatments for a range of diseases—from cancer, AIDS and Alzheimer's disease, to cardiovascular disorders, anomalies of the brain and birth defects. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world. Five scientists trained at the Institute have won Nobel prizes. Salk is home to nine Howard Hughes Medical Investigators and 14 members of the National Academy of Sciences. The Salk Institute embodies Jonas Salk's mission to dare to make dreams into reality. We explore the very foundations of life, seeking new realities in neuroscience, genetics, immunology and more. We are small by choice, intimate by nature, fearless in the face of any challenge. We live to discover. Be it cancer or Alzheimer's, aging or diabetes, we understand that every cure has a starting point. Salk is where cures begin. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community. Salk Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Statement The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is committed to providing equal access to opportunities for students, employees, applicants for employment and other persons. Our policies prohibit harassment or unlawful discrimination against individuals on the basis of sex, gender, marital or parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions/disabilities related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation age, ancestry, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and/or medical care leave status, disability (mental or physical), registered domestic partner status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status (disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era, other covered veteran status), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license), race, religion or any other classification protected by local, state or federal laws. The Salk Institute participates in the E-Verify program. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities and for individuals with religious restrictions.

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UC San Diego Health

4.1
LocationSan Diego, CA
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryHealth Care Services & Hospitals
Description

UC San Diego Health/Health Sciences is the region’s only academic medical center and is part of UC San Diego, the region’s second largest employer. By extension, we are also part of the University of California (UC) system, the State’s second largest employer, and the world’s largest academic research institution. UC San Diego Health/Health Sciences’ mission balances 3 key objectives – Teaching, Research and the Community. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or “bench-to-bedside” - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies.   Our employees are proud of the fact that we work in an environment of equity, diversity and inclusion. Our RNs benefit from our nursing practice governance model, as demonstrated by our Magnet designation. U.S News and World Report consistently ranks us in the top 10 of all hospitals in the State of California.   And have you considered our benefits? We trust you will be impressed. We invite you to consider why we are “One Place for Life-Changing Opportunities.”

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Illumina

4.0
LocationSan Diego, CA
Global Company Size5001 to 10000 Employees
IndustryBiotech & Pharmaceuticals
Description

Illumina is a global leader in genomics – an industry at the intersection of biology and technology. We are improving the future of human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our mission is everything to us. We are deeply passionate about what we do because we know we are solving problems that really matter. Our focus on innovation has established us as a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, serving customers in the research, clinical, and applied markets. As Illumina's technology is responsible for generating more than 90% of the world’s sequencing data, it only makes sense that we have offices around the world. Today we have over 7,800 employees in 27 countries globally. At Illumina, you’ll find a career where every day brings new adventures and challenges. Our work has purpose, and we know that what we do has the power to change lives. Every moment matters. We want to learn how you can help us create those defining moments.

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Dexcom

4.0
Location6340 Sequence Dr
Global Company Size5001 to 10000 Employees
IndustryBiotech & Pharmaceuticals
Description

Dexcom, Inc. empowers people to take control of diabetes through innovative continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in San Diego, California, Dexcom has emerged as a leader of diabetes care technology. By listening to the needs of users, caregivers, and providers, Dexcom strives to simplify and improve diabetes management around the world. CGM systems are medical devices that can show patients’ glucose levels (including the rate of change and direction) throughout the day and night. Dexcom CGM reduces some of the guesswork that comes with making diabetes treatment decisions, offering our users’ greater peace of mind.

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Hologic

3.9
Global Company Size5001 to 10000 Employees
IndustryHealth Care Products Manufacturing

Gilead Sciences

3.9
LocationSan Diego, CA
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryBiotech & Pharmaceuticals
Description

The way we see it, the impossible is not impossible. It’s simply what hasn’t been achieved yet. For more than 30 years, we’ve pursued it, chased it down, tackled it for answers and surrounded it for a way in. We have worked tirelessly to bring forward medicines for life-threatening diseases. Creating Possible drives everything we do. It’s evident in our mission and core values. This is how we built a culture of excellence that is fueled by a passion for improving lives of people around the world. For us, nothing is impossible – because of the people we work with, the communities we stand with and the partners we push forward with. Our ~12,000 employees band together through science, grit, compassion and courage to prove the impossible wrong. At Gilead, the tangible results of your contributions are evident. Where every individual matters. Where all employees can enhance their skills through ongoing development. And where we start every day with one question: “What’s next?"

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Takeda Pharmaceuticals

3.9
LocationSan Diego, CA
Global Company Size10000+ Employees
IndustryBiotech & Pharmaceuticals
Description

Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating science into highly-innovative medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people's lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries.

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