Associate Scientist, DevSci- BioAnalytical Sciences

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

The Position

In the BioAnalytical Sciences (BAS) Department at Genentech, we are a world-class bioanalytical center of excellence for novel strategies, technologies, and methods that enable the development of life-changing medicines. We do this by fostering an innovative and collaborative environment that values and recognizes diversity of contributions. 


The BAS-ADT department is seeking a highly motivated creative Associate Scientist with hands-on experience developing, evaluating and implementing state of the art quantitative bioanalytical methods to support biopharmaceuticals in the Genentech Immunology and Neurology pipeline.

Responsibilities for this position include development, characterization, and qualification of in vitroassay methods to quantify biotherapeutic levels in various species andbiological matrices, to detect and characterize immuneresponses evokedby the biotherapeutic, and to measure biomarkers.  This willinvolve manual laboratorywork, the useof automation systems and use of various assay platforms, including ELISA, Quanterix, Ella, Gyros, Singulex and Luminex. This individual is also involved in the technical transfer of assays to CROs for assay validation as well as for the technical oversight of sample analysis from nonclinical and clinical studies. This individual may also be involved in non-GLP sample analysis and data reporting. Associate Scientists in ADT are expected to contribute to departmentalactivities and participate in compliance and safety related activities. They may also be expected to help traincolleagues.

This Associate Scientist will work in a fast-paced environment and represent BAS on multiple projects and cross-functional teams from early development through clinical studies to support projects and prepare technicaldocumentsfor internal distribution or inclusion in regulatory filings. The successful candidate is also expected publish novel findings related to the job responsibilities.

Who you are

In hiring new employees, we look for people who are also inspired by our mission and who would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of the company culture. Because we know that employees are critical to our success in bringing novel medicines to patients, we are dedicated to remaining a great place to work and to providing employees with programs, services and benefits that allow them to bring the best to the business and to their personal lives.

A Ph.D. in Immunology, Biochemistry, or a related scientific discipline with postgraduate experienceis preferred.  Hands-on experience in developing quantitative analyte,anti-therapeutic antibody and/or biomarker assaysfor proteintherapeutics, alongwith a proven track record of publications solving complex bioanalyticalproblems are required.  The work will require the application of state-of-the-art technologies, including desirable knowledge of Quanterix, Ella, Singulex, Gyros and Luminex.Pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience is an advantage. Experience in Immunology and Neurology is a plus. Managerial experience is a plus. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are essential. 

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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