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Senior Scientist, Oncology Bioinformatics

Employer: Genentech, Inc.
Posted: June 9, 2014
Expires: August 8, 2014
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h2. Who We Are

At the Roche Group, about 80,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 30 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. The headquarters for Roche pharmaceutical operations in the United States, Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer and other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech, where we believe that our employees are our most important asset and are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

h2. The Position

Senior Scientist, Oncology Bioinformatics

Wanted: A creative and accomplished scientist to lead a bioinformatics group supporting Genentech's oncology discovery programs and leading our interrogation of genomic information to enable discovery of the next generation of cancer therapeutics.

This position offers a remarkable opportunity to lead a highly talented group of scientists in an exceptional research environment. The group will work in close collaboration with world-class teams in oncology discovery and the bioinformatics and computational biology department. Oncology is being transformed by genomics and other big data, raising both great promise and challenges. This position offers an unparalleled opportunity to shape the future of computational biology and help deliver transformative new medicines.

h2. Who You Are

PhD with a minimum of 7 years post-doctoral research experience. A leader in bioinformatics/computational biology with a strong background in oncology and genomics. Experience in epigenetics, tumor immunology, cancer genome analysis, biomarker and target development are strong plusses. Consistent record of cutting edge research as shown by first or senior author publications in top journals. Recognized scientific leadership as documented by references and external presentations. Significant experience in managing and mentoring scientists, and in designing and executing an innovative research program. * Demonstrated ability to collaborate with diverse scientists from computational and experimental backgrounds, to lead teams, to deliver on clear timelines, and to influence senior management in bioinformatics strategy.

Depending on candidate skill set, position can be filled at a Senior OR Prinicipal level. The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button below. 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 protections, view the EEO is the Law ( poster. If you have a disability and need an accommodation in connection with the on-line application process, please email us at

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