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Postdoctral Fellow - Early Discovery Biochemistry

Genentech, Inc.
94080, South San Francisco
Closing date
Jan 30, 2020
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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:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Early Discovery Biochemistry


We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to work in areas of protease biology. We are studying Neutrophil Serine Protease-4 (NSP4) and other 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 and molecular mechanism.

Who You Are

  • We are looking for a candidate with a Ph.D. 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 including first-author publications in reputable journals are required.
  • Important qualities we are looking for are creativity and a desire to dauntlessly tackle complex biological questions, an enthusiasm to learn new technologies and to collaborate. 
  • Strong communication and organization skills are essential.


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.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button.

Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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