Genentech, Inc.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived T Cell Process Development

Genentech, Inc.

South San Francisco, CA, United States

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The following opportunity exists in our South San Francisco, CA headquarters:

Postdoctoral Fellow – Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived T Cell Process Development


We are seeking an exceptional and enthusiastic researcher for a postdoctoral position in the T Cell Engineering and Development group within Pharma Technical Development. We wish to recruit an independent and highly collaborative researcher with an applied-science mindset in order to explore how Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSCs) can be used to further characterize industrial T cell engineering and manufacturing processes. This postdoctoral scientist will be responsible for 1) the discovery of novel and efficient methods to reprogram human somatic cells into hiPSCs and 2) optimize protocols to differentiate hiPSCs into T cells in large scales.

Who You Are

A Ph.D. in immunology, molecular biology and/or stem cell biology with a strong background in induced pluripotent stem cells, and 0-2 years of postdoctoral experience. Productive doctoral training is expected and should be reflected through a record of high-impact publications. Strong oral and written communication skills are also required.

Additional recommended qualifications:

• Expertise in CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing is highly desired. • Strong background in molecular biology • Strong background in mammalian cell culture • Experience in T cell biology is highly desired • Expertise in reprogramming of cells to iPSCs and differentiation to T cells is preferred • Bioengineering PhD candidates with strong background in mammalian tissue culture and expertise in small-molecule screenings are strongly encouraged to apply • The selected candidate will be expected to work independently and be able to fully utilize the internal resources at Genentech such as collaborating with the Research and Early Development group (gRED) or other groups with Pharma Technical Development.

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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