Genentech’s four-year postdoctoral program pairs PhD graduates with world-class scientists to conduct research of the highest caliber. Postdocs at Genentech are encouraged to study meaningful scientific questions and to develop their abilities as independent scientific investigators. You'll thrive through daily collaboration with leading scientists both at Genentech and beyond.
Our emphasis on rigorous scientific training brings about new ideas, techniques, and cutting-edge capabilities. A guiding tenet for postdoctoral research is timely publication in prestigious journals, after filing patent applications where appropriate.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in a field of science (the specific field will vary by position). A strong publication record is often required.
Postdocs come to Genentech after completing their doctorate or with some years of postdoctoral experience. Postdoctoral tenure at Genentech is for up to four years. Annual salary starts at $70,000 for your first year in the program, $72,000 for the second year, $74,000 for the third year, and $76,000 for the fourth year. Salaries increase yearly based on satisfactory performance.
Postdocs are eligible for the following benefits:
To apply, view our open postdoctoral positions on gene.com. Submit your application directly on the website. Select candidates will be invited to Genentech, where they’ll present a seminar on their research and meet with an interview team.