Scientist/Sr. Scientist, Translational Oncology, Genentech Research

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

The Department of Translational Oncology in Genentech Research is seeking a highly motivated Scientist /Senior Scientist to lead a group of researchers evaluating novel therapies for cancer. The candidate will explore mechanism, explore rationale combinations, and help uncover biomarkers of response. The successful candidate will work closely with other disciplines within Genentech to drive research stage programs into early clinical development, providing scientific and strategic leadership, and technical management.


We are seeking a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD and post-doctoral training or equivalent experience in pharmacology, oncology, or cell biology is required. A minimum of 5 years of research experience with demonstrated academic achievement, as evidenced by publications in high impact journals, is required for the Scientist; 8-12 years research experience and a minimum of 4 years of prior group management is required for Senior Scientist level. Additional experience in in vivo tumor modeling, in vitro study of primary cells, or the biochemistry of signaling cascades, is encouraged. The candidates should also have strong communication skills and evidence of dedication to translating basic research insights into therapeutics.

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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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