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The following opportunity exists in our South San Francisco, CA headquarters:
Senior Scientific Researcher, Human Genetics
The Cancer Immunology Department is seeking a highly motivated Senior Scientific Researcher to perform discovery research at the interface of human genetics, immunology and cancer. The successful candidate will lead research projects to implement and apply statistical genetics methods and integrate additional data modalities such as RNA-seq or tumor genomes to identify and enhance our understanding of novel therapeutic targets and biomarkers, and will be expected to make intellectual as well as technical contributions to the team.
Genentech provides an exceptional research environment composed of internationally recognized leaders as well as state of the art core facilities with cutting edge technologies and computational resources to support all research activities. You will have the opportunity to participate in the discovery and investigation of drug targets, and contribute to a better understanding of individual differences in patients’ responses to cancer immunotherapy. We provide a highly collaborative community, and you will work closely with other researchers in the areas of Cancer Immunology, Human Genetics, Bioinformatics and Statistics.
Who You Are
The successful applicant will have a PhD in human or statistical genetics or a related field and experience in an academic or industry setting. Candidates must have a documented record of professional achievement in the form of impactful publications, and must be familiar with statistical association (e.g. Plink, SAIGE) and fine-mapping approaches (“variant-to-function”). Expertise in the use of a high-level programming language such as R (preferred) or Python for statistics and computational biology is required, as well as familiarity with UNIX and high-performance computing environments. Experience in differential expression analyses is a plus. Excellent oral/written communication skills, creative problem-solving flexibility, and the ability to integrate detailed analyses into a larger disease-oriented context will be expected.
A Job with Benefits Beyond the BenefitsA 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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