Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • South San Francisco



South San Francisco
California, United States of America

Job ID: 201904-110090

The Position

The Position

We are seeking a highly motivated Scientific Researcher/Senior Scientific Researcher to join the Next Generation Sequencing group at Genentech. The candidate will work in the cutting edge, high-throughput NGS lab which provides support for NGS technology to gRED and develops new genomics applications. In particular, the candidate will be involved in all aspects of NGS workflow including sample preparation, library generation, sequencing and data generation for numerous applications (e.g. WGS, exome, RNA-seq, Amplicon, ATAC-seq, single cell sequencing, etc.). The candidate will also be involved in assessment and testing of new protocols as well as process improvement through the use of automation. In addition, the candidate will be supporting development of new and emerging technologies and sequencing platforms for efficient large-scale, high-throughput genomics. As a member of the NGS group, the candidate will participate in multidisciplinary effort towards advancing Genentech’s drug discovery and development.

Who you are

A BS/MS/PhD in Molecular Biology or a related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of industry and/or academic hands-on lab experience is essential. The candidate must have a strong background in molecular biology and/or genomics. Expertise in assay development, knowledge of sample preparation methods and considerable experience in NGS technology is required. Experience with emerging NGS technologies and applications, such as long-read sequencing platforms, single cell RNA-seq and immune receptor repertoire profiling is highly desired. The successful candidate is expected to independently design and execute experiments, troubleshoot issues, interpret results and give project updates. Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills are required. Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and work with multidisciplinary teams is essential.


Who We Are

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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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.


About the company

Genentech is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. We are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

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