Scientific Researcher

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

We are seeking a Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher to support small molecule drug discovery at Genentech.  This person will join a high energy team that is responsible for all aspects of purifying small molecules, short peptides and macrocycles, primarily using HPLC and SFC technologies.  The successful candidate will develop achiral HPLC and SFC methods, document lab work in notebooks, summarize and interpret data, troubleshoot instrument and method problems, interact with chemists to help support their projects and present findings at group meetings. Members of this team are expected to keep up to date with the latest methods and technologies. The successful candidate will accomplish our mission through innovation, teamwork, creative problem-solving, and through the use of state-of-the-art technology including HPLC, LC-MS, SFC and a variety of automation equipment.

Who You Are

Candidates must have earned either a B.S./M.S. degree in Chemistry, or related fields, with at least 2 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Candidates must have good theoretical knowledge of analytical chemistry, hands on experience in chromatography (RP, NP, IE) and other analytical techniques (MS, NMR). Strong preference will be given to candidates with extensive purification experience, especially isolating macrocycles and short peptides, and  with automation / computer programming experience.  The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills (verbal and written), interpersonal skills, and problem-solving skills.  Outstanding candidates with over 5 years of experience and a strong publication record may be considered at the Senior Scientific Researcher level.

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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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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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