Senior researcher / group leader
We have an opening for a talented Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher to join our Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology Department within Genentech’s Research and Early Development (gRED) organization.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting biochemical and cellular characterization of protein therapeutics for various therapeutic areas, including oncology, cancer immunology, inflammation and neuroscience. More specifically, the individual will develop, validate and execute biochemical and cell-based assays to characterize and screen biologic therapeutics in vitro and ex vivo, to support lead-finding and optimization efforts, as well as mechanistic characterization of candidates.
Responsibilities include developing and implementing pharmacodynamic assays and quantitating biomarkers. In addition, the candidate will function as part of a multi-disciplinary project team that will coordinate with Antibody Engineering, Protein Chemistry, Therapeutic Area and Translational Research groups to advance lead molecules of the projects. The candidate will have the opportunity to present their work to project teams and senior management, and is expected to contribute to publications and present at scientific conferences.