Senior Scientific Researcher, Neuroscience

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

We seek a creative, highly motivated Senior Scientific Researcher to join our endeavor in basic neuroimmunology research and pursue innovative treatments for CNS diseases. The individual will use a variety of molecular, cellular, genetic, and pharmacological approaches to identify new therapeutic targets at the intersection of neurodegeneration and the innate immune system. S/he will be expected to independently design, execute and analyze experiments, and interact and communicate with other groups as part of a diverse multidisciplinary team. This is a hands-on laboratory position with abundant opportunity for collaboration with other researchers in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Who you are

Applicants should have a relevant PhD with a strong research background in molecular and cellular neuroscience and/or immunology. Qualified candidates will have expertise in a wide range of molecular, cellular, and biochemical techniques for understanding and manipulating biological pathways. Proficiency with primary rodent and human neural and/or immune cell cultures, including the ability to manipulate gene expression, is desired. Experience culturing human iPS-derived cell types and developing high throughput assays is a plus, though not required. A track record of answering important biological questions, overcoming challenging technical problems, and publishing research findings in high quality scientific journals is required. Critical thinking skills and an internal passion for scientific discovery are essential.

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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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