South San Francisco
California, United States of America
Associate Scientist/Scientist, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology, Genentech, Inc.
We are seeking a talented Associate Scientist/Scientist to join the Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department at Genentech. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic and highly motivated team driving the characterization of large molecule drug candidates that are being developed in diverse therapeutic areas, including oncology, immunology, ocular diseases and neuroscience. The successful applicant will be responsible for the development, optimization and execution of new biochemical and cell-based assays to support our internal drug discovery programs and advancement of lead molecules. This position requires working with multidisciplinary teams, including biology team members from Discovery Research, as well as with Antibody Engineering, PTPK and Safety Assessment. The candidate is expected to contribute at the bench as well as at strategic levels. A strong candidate will be enthusiastic about supporting the operation of a dynamic laboratory, have great attention to detail and superior organizational skills. Working with automation and bio-informatics experts, the individual will be expected to implement robust and high throughput sample preparation as well as data analysis workflows. The candidate will have the opportunity to conduct detailed data analyses and will present these to project teams and senior management.
The qualified individual will possess a Ph.D. in biological science with at least 4 years (0 - 2 years for Associate Scientist) of relevant experience in academia, biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry. The position requires a deep knowledge of protein biochemistry and/or enzymology. History of biochemical assay development, optimization and troubleshooting. Familiarity with automated or semi-automated instrumentation, while not required, would be advantageous, as would familiarity with the multi-disciplinary activities of antibody lead profiling. A strong record of publications in a relevant scientific discipline. Excellent teamwork, communication, time management and organization skills.
A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.
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