Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist, Safety Assessment (Scientist-Pathologist/Sr. Scientist-Pathologist/Principal Scientist-Pathologist)

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

We are seeking an experienced Veterinary/Anatomic Pathologist to join the Genentech Development Sciences Safety Assessment Department. The successful candidate will provide expert pathology support, scientific leadership and play an active role in the process of drug development from early-stage research through marketed products. Working in a team environment, you will participate across projects in the design, implementation and data analysis of both investigative and regulatory studies, driving the comprehensive, highly integrated safety profiling of Genentech drug candidates. Responsibilities will include active cross-functional collaboration, interdisciplinary project team participation and leadership, design and conduct of investigative and mechanistic studies, representation of Genentech in meetings with regulatory authorities, functional area mentorship and the opportunity to participate in cross-industry consortia and professional society initiatives.


  • Extensive practical and theoretical expertise in understanding the pathological basis of disease and drug development practices
  • Demonstrated capability in collaboration, scientific guidance and feedback to non-DVM Scientists and laboratory staff.
  • Evidence of scientific productivity and critical thinking skills with application to drug development.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Position level dependent on experience and body of work


  • DVM or equivalent, Board certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or European College of Veterinary Pathology (ECVP)
  • PhD (or equivalent) preferred but significant investigative and industry experience in clinical pathology, toxicology or related discipline also considered.


Who We Are

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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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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