Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department, Genentech Research

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

We have an opening for a talented Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher to join our Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting biochemical and cellular characterization of protein therapeutics for immuno-oncology. More specifically, the individual will develop, validate and execute biochemical and cell-based assays to characterize and screen biologic therapeutics in vitro and ex vivo, to support lead-finding/optimization efforts. Responsibilities include developing and implementing pharmacodynamic assays to quantitate relevant disease biomarkers. In addition, the candidate will function as part of a multi-disciplinary project team that will coordinate with different functions and departments to advance lead molecules of the projects.


The qualified individual will possess a B.S. or M.S. degree in Immunology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or a related field with relevant immunology/immuno-oncology experience in academia, biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry. Practical experience in the design, development, validation and execution of biochemical and cell-based assays to characterize protein therapeutics is required. Experience with microscopy, high content imaging and analysis, culture of mammalian cell lines and primary immune cells is required and experience with T cell functional assays is a plus. Familiarity with automated or semi-automated instrumentation, while not required, would be advantageous, as would familiarity with the multi-disciplinary activities of antibody lead profiling. Excellent teamwork, communication, time management, and organization skills is necessary.


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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