Senior Scientific Researcher

Location
94080, South San Francisco
Salary
DOE
Posted
Sep 26, 2018
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

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

Description

We seek a highly motivated, productive, and creative Senior Scientific Researcher to join our endeavor in basic neuroscience research and pursuit of innovative treatments for CNS diseases. The individual will use a variety of neurophysiological and molecular/cellular techniques to investigate basic mechanisms of neurological disease and identify new therapeutic targets.  Areas of interest include understanding the roles of neural circuit dysfunction and neuroinflammation in neurodegenerative conditions. He/she will be expected to independently design, execute and analyze experiments, as well as frequently interact and communicate with other groups as part of a diverse and multidisciplinary team. This is a hands-on laboratory position with abundant opportunity for collaboration with other researchers in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Who You Are

Applicants should have a relevant PhD with a strong research background in neuroscience or related fields. The ideal candidate will combine research experience using electrophysiological/imaging approaches and biochemical/cell biological approaches.  A track record of completing challenging technical problems independently and creatively, exemplified by publication of research in high-quality scientific journals is required.

In hiring new employees, we look for people who are also inspired by our mission and who would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of the company culture. We are seeking an individual who is self-motivated, collaborative, hard working, and possesses a proactive attitude and a strong desire to discover novel biology and potential new drugs. Efficient time management, excellent organizational and communication skills, and passion for high-quality, translational science 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.

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