South San Francisco
California, United States of America
We are seeking a dynamic thought leader in oncology translational sciences / medicine to join the Oncology Biomarker Development (OBD) group at Genentech. The Principal Scientist of predictive diagnostics will provide exceptional scientific and strategic leadership for therapeutic franchises and disease-based biomarker activities in Cancer Immunotherapy with a specific focus on lung and head and neck cancers. The position may include oversight of targeted drugs outside of the cancer immunotherapy space that are being developed primarily in lung or head and neck cancers. Leading a team of lab-enabled scientists / Sr. scientists, the incumbent will be responsible for development and oversight of the Franchise biomarker strategies and ensuring successful execution of drug-diagnostic co-development in collaboration with the Companion Diagnostics Development group within OBD. The successful candidate may also serve as a Biomarker Subteam leader for one or more molecules within their Franchise area. This role requires an individual with outstanding communication and leadership skills, as well as the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders in product development and other relevant functions and navigate challenging situations. The individual must also be viewed as a strong scientific and strategic leader, one who can readily bridge between a cutting edge Research environment and a fast-paced clinical and product development organization. The successful candidate is expected to drive the publication of biomarker data in high quality scientific, technical or medical journals, to represent the department and programs at external meetings, to be a key representative to our investigators, and to promote collaborative efforts to forward the biomarker sciences field in general. This is an important leadership role with substantial visibility within Genentech / Roche organization.
As a Principal Scientist, you are expected to:
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