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Genentech Senior Scientific Researcher - Lipidomics in South San Francisco, California

Senior Scientific Researcher - Lipidomics

South San Francisco

California, United States of America

Job ID: 202008-122403

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The Position

We are seeking a highly motivated lipid specialist to join the Translational Mass Spectrometry team within Protein Sciences in Research at Genentech. Our group is responsible for molecular characterization of proteins and lipids by mass spectrometry, including the development and implementation of analytical methodologies to support early research programs in a variety of disease areas. The successful candidate will have an extensive background in lipid biology and lipid characterization, as well as expertise in sample preparation and quantitative mass spectrometric strategies such as Multiple Reaction Monitoring (MRM). The candidate will collaborate with scientists within research to identify, profile and quantify relevant lipid markers from tissue, biological fluid or cells. The individual would also be responsible for managing and maintaining Q-TRAP mass spectrometers, overseeing lipid-related technology development, and the bioinformatics infrastructure associated with data processing.

Successful candidate will have most of the following attributes:

  • MS or PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biotechnology or equivalent

  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on experience with liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

  • Expertise in developing quantitative MS methods (e.g. SRM, MRM, or HRM (DIA))

  • Strong analytical background including troubleshooting capabilities

  • Demonstrated expertise in lipid biology and analytical methods in lipidomics

  • Expertise in quantitative analysis of compounds from biological matrices, especially using HPLC and HPLC-MS techniques

  • Experience with standard supportive software such as Skyline, Analyst, MultiQuant and MSDial

  • Strong computational skills and the ability to analyze and interpret data independently

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, be able to work independently as well as in a team environment, and be willing and eager to learn new technologies

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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