Scientist, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology, Genentech Research

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

Associate Scientist/Scientist, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology.

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 dynamic and highly motivated teams driving the characterization of small molecule drug candidates that are being developed in diverse therapeutic areas, including oncology, immunology and neuroscience. They will be responsible for the development, optimization and execution of new biochemical, cell-based and phenotypic 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, Medicinal & Computational Chemistry, DMPK 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 reducing complex biology and molecular pharmacology to practice, to generate quantitative data on a large scale. 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 (2 years for Associate Scientist) of relevant experience in academia, biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry, with a record of publications in a relevant scientific discipline. The position requires a passion for chemical biology, cell biology and/or enzymology and commitment to working as part of a team to deliver breakthrough medicines. Familiarity with computational biology and data science tools would be advantageous.


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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