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Senior Scientific Researcher, Molecular Biology

South San Francisco, California


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The Position

We have a great opportunity for a talented Senior Scientific Researcher to join our Molecular Biology Department and work in a group that develops and uses state-of-the-art technology for genome manipulation in vivo. The candidate will develop and use genome editing technology (e.g. CRISPR-based) in combination with classic genetics approaches to identify novel modifiers of disease and targets for therapeutic intervention. Department of Molecular Biology is a collaborative genomics and technology-focused department supporting basic and late stage research.

Who you are

Requirements include a Ph.D. degree, or equivalent, in genetics and/or molecular biology, with relevant postdoctoral experience. The candidate should have solid molecular biology skills and a strong publication record in a relevant field such as model organism genetics, stem cells, genome editing, and/or synthetic biology. Hands-on experience with CRISPR, NGS-based technologies (RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, scRNA-Seq, Long-Read sequencing, etc.) and fluorescent imaging is highly desired. Basic knowledge of bioinformatics is a significant plus.

Qualified applicants will have exceptional organizational and communication skills, the ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced team environment as well as a strong interest in technology development and for exploring the molecular basis of disease using in vivo models, genetics, and the latest genome editing/engineering technologies.

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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.

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