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Senior Scientific Researcher, Immunology

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The Wilson Lab the Department of Immunology at Genentech is seeking a highly talented, driven and motivated Senior Scientific Researcher to investigate novel pathways, biologies and potential therapeutic targets in the field of Immunology. Facilitated by fruitful collaborations with other labs in human genetics, biomarker discovery and early clinical development, the candidate will both drive the research and early development of novel targets and explore new pathways for new target discovery. Using state of the art techniques and technologies, the candidate will develop in-vitro and in-vivo systems to test the involvement of these new pathways and molecules in the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases. Understanding the mechanism of action (MOA) of new targets, focusing on both innate and adaptive immune responses, will be a core focus of the work. The candidate will be responsible for advancing research stage programs into early clinical development, providing both scientific and technical expertise and generating solid proof of concept data.

Who You Are

  • Applicants must have a PhD degree and post-doctoral experience in immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field and will have a good understanding of cytokine biology and cytokine receptor signaling.
  • Have a documented record of professional achievement in the form of high-quality publications.
  • Be theoretically and practically well versed in immunology and molecular immunology techniques such as primary cell isolation from tissues, in vitro stimulation of hematopoietic / immune cells, advanced flow cytometry (8+ colors), cellular immunological assays, molecular biology, ELISA/MSD, qRT-PCR/RNAseq/scRNA-Seq, WB and have experience or be willing to develop in-vivo models to test pathways.
  • Have excellent communication skills and be committed to teamwork-oriented discovery.
  • Can present research at intra- and inter-departmental meetings and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Qualified candidates should be adept at independently designing, executing and interpreting experiments.


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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