Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department

94080, South San Francisco
September 14 2018
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Join a Team that Lives to Improve Lives

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:

Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department


We are seeking a talented Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher to join our group in Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to contribute to drug discovery for ion channels, GPCRs and transporter targets, from identification of hits to identification of clinical candidates. Specifically, the individual will be responsible for developing/executing rigorous electrophysiology, cell-based assays, and biochemical assays. The candidate will have the opportunity to interact with multi-disciplinary project teams, collaborate on lead-finding, lead optimization and mechanism of action studies.

Who You Are

  • BS/MS degree in biological science
  • Sound understanding of structure-function and pharmacology of ion channels, GPCRs and transporters
  • Excellent skills in electrophysiology, with at least 5-year, hands-on experience; or experience in working with GPCR and transporter targets
  • A proven track record in supporting structure-activity relationship study and conducting MOA studies
  • Strong analytic, problem-solving ability and time management skills
  • Highly motivated, strong interpersonal and communication skills

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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