Baltimore, MD, 21218
Dear [Mr./Ms./Mx.] [Hiring Manager’s Last Name],
As a detail-oriented professional, I’m pleased to apply for the position of Senior Associate Scientist (Biology) at Gilead Sciences, which I discovered through LinkedIn. With 6+ years of experience in virology, I believe my expertise and record of delivering high-quality data for drug and vaccine development projects will be highly valuable to the Product Development team at Gilead Sciences.
My sharp critical thinking skills, significant experience in experimental design, and technical execution of pharmacological assays more than qualify me for this role’s responsibilities.
Highlights of my qualifications include the following:
- Coupled AlphaFold with rapid gene cloning and protein synthesis to better understand Coronaviridae spike protein evolution in short time scales
- Liaised with a global team of scientists to produce 4 peer-reviewed studies on SARS-CoV-2 viral load kinetics and community transmission
- Trained a team of 24 junior research associates in virology and molecular biology benchwork, collection, and data analysis
With my considerable industry expertise, I’m seeking a challenging environment where I can fully use my organizational and problem solving skills, so a relationship with your organization would be mutually beneficial. I look forward to meeting with you soon to discuss my qualifications further. You can contact me via email@example.com or 410-204-5342 at your earliest convenience.