Scientific Researcher, Antibody Engineering, Genentech Research

94080, South San Francisco
Sep 17, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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The following opportunity exists in our South San Francisco, CA headquarters:

Scientific Researcher, Antibody Engineering, Genentech Research

We are seeking a highly talented Scientific Researcher to join the Department of Antibody Engineering with a focus on antibody discovery using primary B cell cloning technology to fuel our therapeutic pipeline as well as provide critical tool antibodies for research and development.

Who You Are
Requirements for this position include a BS or MS in Immunology, Cell Biology, or related field, with at least 3 years of relevant hands-on experience from academic or industrial settings. Also needed are strong skill in handling primary cells, tissue culture, cell-based assays, ELISA and FACS analysis. Experience in automation and in vivo handling is desirable. Keen attention to detail, strong skills in organization, time management, communication and teamwork are essential. Working knowledge of computer database management and cytometry software analysis tools such as Diva, CellQuest, and FlowJo are highly desirable.  Job level will be based on prior experience and accomplishment.

The successful candidate will be part of dynamic and highly motivated teams driving the discovery of best antibodies to support diverse therapeutic areas, including cancer immunotherapy, oncology, immunology and neuroscience. This position requires working effectively with multidisciplinary teams from our Research and Development organizations. The candidate is expected to contribute at the bench as well as at strategic levels, and present data to project teams.  Preferred candidates will have training and experience in immunology and cell biology, ability to multi-task and critical skills in data analysis. This hire will be focus on antibody discovery using various cutting-edge technologies including primary cell culture, immune cell analysis, flow cytometry, HTP screening and automation.

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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