Scientific Researcher, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

We are seeking a talented Scientific Researcher to join the Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department at Genentech. The successful candidate will be part of a highly collaborative teams finding and characterizing small molecule drug candidates. They will be responsible for the development and execution of medium-high-throughput biochemical, cell-based and phenotypic assays to support our drug discovery projects. This position requires working with multidisciplinary teams, including biology team members from Discovery Research, Medicinal & Computational Chemistry, DMPK and Safety Assessment. A strong candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in applying innovative technologies to biology and molecular pharmacology, and generating and analyzing quantitative data. The candidate will have the opportunity to conduct detailed data analyses and will present these to project teams.


The qualified individual will possess a bachelors or master’s degree in Biochemistry or a related field with at least 2 years of relevant research experience in academia, biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry. The position requires a working knowledge of chemistry and statistics. Familiarity with lab automation and/or data science programming (Python, R, MatLab) 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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