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Senior Scientific Researcher

Company: Genentech
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Department of Translational Oncology is seeking a highly motivated, productive and creative Scientific Researcher to perform discovery research in the area of NK cells and cancer. This is a hands-on laboratory position. The candidate should be adept at independently designing, executing and interpreting experiments. She or he will implement and apply cellular and molecular immunology, single cell profiling, gene-editing, organoid and mouse models to investigate anti-tumor immunity and develop approaches to boost the immune response to cancer. The candidate is expected to work both individually and collaboratively at the bench and in discussions. She or he should have a strong desire to contribute to our mission of translating basic science and drug development expertise into meaningful, long-lasting benefit for patients.


As a strong candidate, you will have:

  • PhD in immunology, oncology, or cancer immunotherapy with at least 2 years of research experience in an academic or industry laboratory setting.
  • Track record of completing challenging technical problems independently and creatively, exemplified by publication of research in high-quality scientific journals.
  • Strong background in NK cell biology, innate immunity, molecular signaling and cancer biology.
  • Technical expertise in the specific areas listed above.
  • Experience in NGS data analysis.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Good oral/written communication skills.

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.

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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