Genentech, Inc.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Process Virology - Pharma Technical Development

Genentech, Inc.

South San Francisco, CA, United States

Join a Team that Lives to Improve Lives
People come to Genentech from across disciplines and across the world to solve our most challenging medical conditions. You’ll find inspiration in our passion for biotechnology, our purpose to positively impact the lives of millions of patients and our dedication to our people. Joining Genentech means being part of a tradition of inquiry that will change the world. It means embracing our failures as much as our successes. It requires a willingness to look beyond the edge of what’s possible. And a focus on doing the day-to-day work that makes great science happen.

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

Postdoctoral Fellow – Process Virology – Pharma Technical Development


Genentech seeks a talented and highly motivated scientist to pursue a postdoctoral research project in Process Virology, Pharma Technical Development. This project will contribute to the development of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for cell line characterization and viral safety evaluation of CHO cells used in biotechnology production. Candidates should possess strong experience in both virology and experimental techniques for NGS. The position has cross-function interactions with a group of talented and highly motivated scientists and engineers at Genentech. This is an ideal position for a PhD looking to further develop skills in biotechnology industry.

Who You Are

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

• PhD in virology, microbiology, or other relevant disciplines
• Strong experience with molecular biology techniques, including sample processing and
assay development for NGS
• Record of publication in peer reviewed journals
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Strong attention to detail
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Bioinformatics experience is considered a plus, but not required

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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