Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ingrid Wertz Lab, Genentech Research

South San Francisco, CA 94080
United States
Life Sciences

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

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ingrid Wertz Lab, Genentech Research


We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Departments of Discovery Oncology and Early Discovery Biochemistry to characterize novel ubiquitin signaling pathways and enzymes. The successful candidate will be responsible for executing a wide range of cellular, biochemical and molecular biology techniques. These will include the development and implementation of protein interaction assays, enzymatic assays, cell-based assays and may also include in vivo studies with engineered mice. Practical experience with or a solid understanding of enzymology and mass spectrometry techniques are encouraged.

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Who You Are

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. degree and may have completed some postdoctoral research in the areas of Biochemistry, Structural Biology, and/or Cell Biology with a minimum of three years of experience working with standard molecular biology techniques. Efficient time management and the ability to work on several projects simultaneously are essential. Candidates are expected to independently plan and execute experiments, interpret results and proactively solve problems. The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with and coordinate multiple research teams. Proficiency with graphing, data management, and drawing software is strongly recommended. Attention to detail and enthusiasm for science are a must.


A Job with Benefits Beyond the Benefits

No matter who you are or what role you play, you’ll help change the face of medicine and make a real difference in the lives of people facing the most challenging medical conditions. Plus, you’ll thrive in our one-of-a-kind culture, where diversity is celebrated, employees are valued for their contributions and we all serve as advocates for change who continually find ways to do things better.

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