Scientist / Senior Scientist, Protein Engineer

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

A Scientist / Senior Scientist position (ranks equivalent to assistant or associate professor in academia) is available for a highly motivated and creative protein scientist to join the Department of Protein Chemistry and lead the design and advancement of large-molecule therapeutics for oncology and other therapeutic areas.

The successful candidate will use their extensive experience to apply innovative engineering solutions for the development of next generation protein therapeutics. A solid track record of high-impact publications and patent invention is essential. The successful candidate will be both leading and supporting diverse teams with cross-functional membership. Key requirements for this role include outstanding communication, collaboration and leadership skills.  Preferred individuals will have a thorough understanding of the drug development process and a strong interest in the biological processes underlying disease.

Who You Are

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular or Structural Biology or a closely related field and extensive experience engineering proteins is required.  Postdoctoral training is also required.
  • The candidate will have strong biochemical, analytical and biophysical skills including mass spectrometry and multiple chromatographic techniques.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop and apply new technologies for next generation therapeutic modalities.
  • Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and an interest and understanding of the disease biology.

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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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