Senior Scientist, Translational Oncology - Immunology

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

Genentech is seeking an outstanding scientist to lead a research group to study adaptive and or innate immunity in human cancer with the ultimate goal of translating basic biology into transformative therapies.  Genentech Research provides an exceptional research environment comprised of internationally recognized leaders in immunology and oncology as well as state of the art core facilities to support all research activities.  You will interact closely with scientists across Genentech including those in immunology, cancer immunology, molecular oncology, biomarkers, and translational oncology.  You will have the opportunity to direct drug discovery programs and to collaborate with clinical scientists through human clinical trial validation.  The successful candidate will also set strategic objectives for their research group based on the overall goals of research oncology. 


As a strong candidate, you will have: 

  • PhD and/or MD with a record of independent research excellence in immunology
  • Consistent record of cutting-edge research and be an emerging leader in one or more of the specific areas listed above
  • Established scientific accomplishment as evidenced by publications in top-tier journals and presentations at top scientific conferences.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills are essential as is the ability to lead a laboratory group and oversee research programs across cross-functional research teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead successful collaborations.
  • A strong desire to contribute to our mission of translating basic science and drug development expertise into meaningful, long-lasting benefit for patients


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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