Scientist, Discovery Chemistry
Genentech, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

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Date: Nov 26, 2013

Job Function: Research

Company/Division: Pharmaceuticals

Schedule: Full-time

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Job Level: Experienced

Who We Are At the Roche Group, about 80,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 30 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. The headquarters for Roche pharmaceutical operations in the United States, Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer and other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech, where we believe that our employees are our most important asset and are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

The Position This is an exciting opportunity for an entry-level PhD synthetic organic chemist to participate in our innovative program in drug discovery. The position is within the Genentech Small-Molecule Drug Discovery Chemistry Department, located in our South San Francisco, CA research headquarters. A successful candidate will be responsible for designing and synthesizing analogs for molecular targets during the lead identification stage of drug discovery. The position requires an extensive knowledge of the modern synthetic chemistry literature, and the ability to quickly learn aspects of project biology and structure-based drug design.

Who You Are Applicants must have a PhD in Organic Chemistry, with an emphasis on organic synthesis. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Additionally, the applicants should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills and extensive technical knowledge in the field of organic synthesis. Prior laboratory experience with parallel synthetic and purification techniques is appreciated. Applicants should convey robust analytical skills, a strong record of achievement, and demonstrated ability in effectively interacting with teams.

Genentech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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