Associate Scientist/Scientist, Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry and Quality Control

94080, South San Francisco
Sep 07, 2018
Oct 07, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

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:

Associate Scientist/Scientist, Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry and Quality Control


We seek an outstanding scientist to join the Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry and Quality Control Group. The scientist will lead the characterization and analysis of novel therapies. The novel therapies include both small molecule NCE’s and new modalities such as Molecular Conjugates, Peptides/Peptidomimetics, Oligos and Programed Delivery Systems. The scientist will use state-of-the art techniques such as: UHPLC, MALS, LC-MS, Vibrational Spectroscopy, and in-vitro release models to; solve complex problems, generate and interpret data and present to multi-functional development teams. The successful candidate will accomplish our mission through open communication, innovation, teamwork, and creative problem-solving.

Who You Are

PhD in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g. analytical chemistry) and 0 to 3 years of post-graduate experience.  Scientists must have strong fundamental knowledge of instrumentation and hands-on experience with characterization.  A strong publication record demonstrating research accomplishments and excellent communication skills are expected.

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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