Scientific Researcher/Sr. Scientific Researcher, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology, Genentech Research

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

The Position:

We are seeking a talented individual for the position of Scientific Researcher/ Sr. Scientific Researcher to join the Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology group as part of the small molecule drug discovery program in South San Francisco. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting projects using biophysical approaches, especially surface plasmon resonance (SPR), to provide fragment screens, SAR, and mechanism of action studies to early stage research and discovery programs. This individual will independently develop, validate, and perform SPR assays while acting as the group representative on small molecule project teams. The successful candidate will analyze, interpret, and present data effectively to move projects forward. There will be close collaborations with medicinal and computational chemistry, biologists, and pharmacologists.

Who you are:

The qualified individual will have a BS or MS in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or a related field with at least 3 years of relevant experience using biophysical or biochemical methods for small molecule drug discovery projects. The successful candidate will have quantitative experience in at least 1 biophysical technique (SPR, NMR, crystallography, etc.) and have a solid background in protein biochemistry and biophysics. While the work will be heavily SPR-driven previous experience with that technology is not required as long as the candidate has a significant background in rigorous precision measurement. Individuals with strong organization and communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are strongly sought.

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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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