Genentech: Sr. Scientist, Small Molecule Drug Discovery Chemistry, Genentech Research


Post Expires


Researcher / analyst


South San Francisco

The Position

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented senior-level medicinal chemist to join our Small-Molecule Drug Discovery Chemistry Department at Genentech in South San Francisco, CA.  The successful candidate will be responsible for driving medicinal chemistry research during the lead identification and optimization stage as part of a drug discovery team.


Expert knowledge of modern medicinal and synthetic chemistry is required.

Experience in new synthetic and medicinal chemistry technologies, including alternate therapeutic modalities, is highly desired. 

Preferred applicants will possess a strong record of accomplishment demonstrated by contributions to portfolio milestones and multiple peer reviewed publications and patent applications.

Applicants should convey strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively in teams.

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.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button.

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.

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Post Expires


Researcher / analyst


South San Francisco , United States