Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Daniel Kirchhofer Lab, Genentech Research

South San Francisco, California
September 18 2017
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow,

Daniel Kirchhofer Lab, Genentech Research


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People come to Genentech from across disciplines and across the world to solve our most challenging medical conditions. You’ll find inspiration in our passion for biotechnology, our purpose to positively impact the lives of millions of patients and our dedication to our people. Joining Genentech means being part of a tradition of inquiry that will change the world. It means embracing our failures as much as our successes. It requires a willingness to look beyond the edge of what's possible. And a focus on doing the day-to-day work that makes great science happen.

The following opportunity exists in our South San Francisco, CA headquarters:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Daniel Kirchhofer Lab, Genentech Research


We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to work broadly in areas of protease biology. We are interested in studying a number of disease-associated proteases by use of biochemical, biophysical, structural, and cell biological methods. The goal is to understand how these proteases function in normal physiology and in pathophysiology by deciphering the biological pathways.

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Who You Are

We are looking for a candidate with a PhD degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or related field and with a strong background in protein chemistry. Expertise in structural biology is desirable. A productive track record and at least one first-author publication in a reputable journal are required. Relentless drive and creativity to tackle complex biological questions, enthusiasm to collaborate and learn new technologies, rigorous scientific aptitude, and strong communication and organization skills are essential qualities.

A Job with Benefits Beyond the Benefits

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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