We have an exciting opportunity for a talented chemist to join our Small-Molecule Drug Discovery Chemistry Department at Genentech in South San Francisco, CA. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and synthesizing analogs for molecular targets during the lead identification and optimization stage as part of a drug discovery team.
Applicants should have 0-10 years of post PhD (Scientist) or 8-15 years (Sr. Scientist), or equivalent and relevant experience, in chemical research. Solid knowledge in modern synthetic organic chemistry is required. Preferred applicants will demonstrate extensive experience and record of accomplishment in one or more of the following areas: medicinal chemistry, methodology/catalysis, total synthesis, chemical biology and physical organic chemistry. Applicants should convey strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively in teams.