Senior Scientific Researcher, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology

94080, South San Francisco
May 11 2021
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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:

Senior Scientific Researcher, Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology

Genentech Research and Early Development (gRED) is seeking a talented Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher to join the Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department supporting small molecule drug discovery. The individual will focus on covalent drug discovery using primarily mass spectrometry (MS) for screening, hit validation, and mechanistic characterization. The individual is expected to apply various assays and the corresponding data analysis workflows to support lead finding and optimization efforts in the context of multidisciplinary project teams, as well as to build and implement new techniques to advance our current workflows through technology innovation.
Who You Are
• The qualified individual will have a BS or MS in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, or a related field with at least 3 years of relevant experience using mass spectrometry methods for drug discovery projects in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology or academia.

• Relevant MS expertise in intact protein analysis, peptide mapping, etc.

• Demonstrated experience in sample preparation, mass spectrometer operation, rigorous data analysis workflows and informatics software.

• Experience with automation would be advantageous.

• Experience in programming is a plus.

• Excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills are required.

• Outstanding interpersonal skills to develop effective working relationships with internal stakeholders and project teams are required.

Who We Are
Genentech, a member of the Roche group and founder of the biotechnology industry, is dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and
life-threatening diseases. To solve the world's most complex health challenges, we ask bigger questions that challenge our industry and the boundaries of science to transform society. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society.  We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We’re focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work. 

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