Senior Scientific Researcher, Neuroscience

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Scientific Researcher (SSR) with a background in Neuroscience and expertise in pain biology and in vivo models of pain. The SSR would join the Translational Neuroscience to lead in vivo pk/pd and efficacy studies to support drug development for pain and neurodegenerative disorders. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing in vivo models of chronic and neuropathic pain and imaging or electrophysiology biomarkers for pain signaling. The ideal candidate would also have experience with in vivo models of neurodegenerative disease. The individual will be required to communicate data to project teams and to collaborate with other departments as part of a larger diverse and multidisciplinary team.



Who You Are

A BS/MS with at least 5 years of industry experience or a PhD with at least 3 years of industry/lab experience in a relevant field (Neuroscience, Biology, or related field) is required.  Experience with in vivo handling and conducting necropsy is essential; the ideal candidate should be comfortable with multiple dosing methods, including p.o., i.p., i.v., and i.t. The ideal candidate will be competent in a broad set of in vivo skills including behavior, histology, qPCR/in situ hybridization, and electrophysiology.  In addition, the candidate should be meticulously organized with outstanding time management skills. A strong understanding of statistics is required.

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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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