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Sr Scientific Researcher, Neuroscience, South San Francisco

South San Francisco, California


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The Position

Senior Scientific Researcher, Neuroscience
We seek a creative, highly motivated Senior Scientific Researcher to join our neurodegenerative diseases discovery team and pursue innovative treatments for CNS diseases. The individual will use a variety of molecular, biochemical, and cellular approaches to investigate pathogenic processes underlying neurodegeneration, such as proteinopathies, and explore therapeutic approaches to reverse these processes. The individual will be expected to independently design, execute and analyze experiments, and interact and communicate with other groups as part of a diverse multidisciplinary team. This is a hands-on laboratory position with abundant opportunity for collaboration with other researchers in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Requirements:

  • Relevant PhD with a strong research background in molecular and cellular biology.

  • Postdoc is preferred but not required.

  • Qualified candidates will have expertise in a wide range of molecular, cellular, biophysical and biochemical techniques for understanding and manipulating biological pathways.

  • A track record of answering important biological questions, overcoming challenging technical problems, and publishing research findings in high quality scientific journals is required.

  • Critical thinking skills and an internal passion for scientific discovery are essential.

  • Proficiency with primary rodent and iPSC human neural cell cultures, including the ability to manipulate gene expression, is desired.

  • Experience in proteomics and developing high throughput assays is a plus, though not required.

  • Past experience with neuroscience related research strongly preferred.

  • Experience with protein aggregation is preferred

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 and other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset and we are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

Genentech is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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Who We Are

Genentech, a member of the Roche group and founder of the biotechnology industry, is dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. To solve the world's most complex health challenges, we ask bigger questions that challenge our industry and the boundaries of science to transform society. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We’re focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our 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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