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Senior Scientist - Discovery Oncology, Genentech Research

Genentech, Inc.

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Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
11/29/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Drug Discovery, Oncology, Scientist, Senior Scientist,

Job Description


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 Scientist - Discovery Oncology, Genentech Research

The Discovery Oncology department is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and creative scientist to lead research efforts investigating key cancer biology pathways in the department of Discovery Oncology. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in studying cancer biology using both in vitro and in vivo model systems including a deep mechanistic understanding of how mutations in oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes contribute to cancer development, cell stress and cell death pathways. A solid track record of publications in top tier journals is required as is exceptional communication skills. The position will involve close collaboration with other research labs in Discovery Oncology as well as with other departments including Cancer Immunotherapy, Computational Biology, Translational Oncology, Functional Genomics and our core drug discovery groups.


Requirements


Who You Are
A Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cell Biology or a related field is required with 3-6 years of relevant post-doctoral research experience and 8-10 years of academic and/or industry experience with extensive experience with target validation in cancer biology. Applicants should have experience in the areas of molecular biology, cancer genomics, cancer cell biology, in vivo models of cancers, cancer signaling and cell death/survival pathways. A strong track record of research productivity including an outstanding publication record in top tier journals is required. Outstanding written and oral communication skills are essential.

A Job with Benefits Beyond the Benefits
No matter who you are or what role you play, you’ll help change the face of medicine and make a real difference in the lives of people facing the most challenging medical conditions. Plus, you’ll thrive in our one-of-a-kind culture, where diversity is celebrated, employees are valued for their contributions and we all serve as advocates for change who continually find ways to do things better.

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

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has multiple medicines on the market for cancer and other serious illnesses.

Genentech is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran