South San Francisco, California
The Department of Safety Assessment is responsible for the nonclinical safety assessment of all drug candidates in the portfolio of Genentech from the discovery phase up to support of marketed products. Safety Assessment provides scientific leadership and plays an active cross-functional role in the drug development process. Within Safety Assessment, Computational Toxicology provides support to the Development small molecule and biotherapeutics portfolio from clinical candidate selection up to post-marketing support. We are seeking an experienced Computational Toxicologist/Data Scientist to support scientific efforts within the Department. This role will involve working in a collaborative team environment, as part of the comprehensive safety assessment of Genentech therapeutics as well as working in cross-functional collaborations with computational experts in related disciplines such as computational chemistry, computational DMPK or discovery informatics.
The successful candidate for the role has expertise in the field of toxicology, chemistry, biology, pharmacology or similar, as well as a strong informatics or computer science background, such as bioinformatics, cheminformatics, machine learning or computational biology. The Computational Toxicology team interacts and collaborates with several functions and cross-functional expertise is essential for the role. The team supports the Predictive Toxicology efforts within the department in developing strategies and incorporating computational tools to support the design of molecules with favorable properties to avoid potential safety liabilities. The candidate will balance the development, integration and promotion of computational approaches with the ad hoc nature of problem solving in project teams as needed, and will be required to have an adaptive and flexible working style. Experience with cross-functional teams and capability to build productive cross-functional internal and external collaborations are desired.
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