Senior Scientific Researcher, Immunology Discovery, Genentech Research

South San Francisco, California
United States

Job ID: 2922875916

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The Position

We have an opportunity for a creative, enthusiastic and independent researcher to join the Immunology Discovery department as a Senior Scientific Researcher, to study human airway biology in homeostasis and disease. The successful candidate will participate in the discovery and interrogation of novel pathways and processes involved in obstructive and destructive airway disease pathogenesis. Leveraging our in vivo, in vitro and ex vivo model systems, she or he will have the opportunity to discover and characterize novel biology with the goal of developing innovative therapies.

Relevant publications:
Lafkas, D. et al. Therapeutic antibodies reveal Notch control of transdifferentiation in the adult lung. Nature 1–19 (2015)


Who You Are

Qualified candidates will hold a doctoral degree in Immunology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, or Biochemistry and have a track record of success as illustrated by a strong publication record, authorship on patents, or other tangible success metrics. Candidates must have experience with animal models in addition to technical expertise in histological, molecular, and cellular biology techniques. This experience was preferably obtained in the fields of immunology and/or lung biology. Finally, to be successful as a Senior Scientific Researcher, the candidate should not only have excellent communication and teamwork skills, but also have an inquisitive mindset with strong problem solving skills.


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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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