Sr. Scientific Researcher, Discovery Oncology

94080, South San Francisco
February 25 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Sr. Scientific Researcher, Discovery Oncology

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:

[Sr. Scientific Researcher, Discovery Oncology]

The Position
We are currently looking for a highly motivated Senior Scientific Researcher in the Discovery Oncology Department, to discover and validate new targets in cancer biology. The successful candidate will join a research team that combines cutting-edge gene engineering, cell biology, functional genomics, and bioinformatics to uncover novel approaches to target cancer. She/he will be expected to work creatively, independently and collaboratively.

Who You Are
An ideal candidate should have a strong background in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics or Biochemistry, and a Ph.D in a related discipline. Qualified candidates will possess the proven ability to work independently and have published their work in peer reviewed journals. He/she should have technical skills in molecular biology and cell biology. A working knowledge of Next-Gen Sequencing (NGS) and gene expression analysis is also preferred. Bioinformatics experience is a plus. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently in a team environment are required. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential.

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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