Associate Scientist/Scientist, Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry

California, United States of America

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The Position

We are seeking an outstanding Scientist to join the Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry Group. The Scientist will lead from the bench for the characterization of small molecule drug candidates and new drug modalities. The Scientist will serve as the analytical lead on cross-functional project teams collaborating with colleagues in Chemistry, Formulation, Toxicology, Quality and Regulatory groups. The Scientist will use state-of-the-art techniques such as UHPLC, HRMS, GC, GC-MS, and dissolution technologies to solve complex problems and advance projects. The Scientist is expected to maintain a high level scientific profile both internally and externally in terms of pipeline contributions and scholarly achievements. The successful candidate will accomplish our mission through clear communication, innovation, leadership, teamwork and creative problem-solving.

Who You Are

  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, or a related discipline with 0-5 years of industry experience.
  • Outstanding record of innovation and success in multiple projects over the course of their graduate, post-doctoral and/or industrial career with a sustained publication record.
  • Candidates must have a strong fundamental knowledge of analytical chemistry and organic chemistry and be able to apply it to development of small molecule and peptide drugs.
  • Knowledge and experience of dissolution, biopharmaceutics and pharmaceutics is preferred.
  • Hands-on experience and in-depth understanding of modern chromatography and other core analytical techniques are required.
  • Have advanced problem solving skills, the ability to think strategically and have sound scientific judgment.
  • Have the potential to augment scientific and strategic competencies as your career grows to support evolving therapeutic platforms.
  • Ability to take initiatives, provide strategic input, solve problems, and ability to interact, learn and eventually lead in a CMC/cross functional environment.
  • Have potential to supervise co-workers and develop people.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.


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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