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Head of Cancer Immunology Discovery

Company: Roche
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

The PositionHead of Cancer Immunology DiscoveryGenentech has an outstanding opportunity for a creative and highly accomplished scientist to lead our Cancer Immunology Discovery department, one of the largest and most distinguished departments devoted uniquely to this topic in academia or industry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead a team dedicated to the discovery and development of novel cancer immunology therapeutics. She/he will be responsible for executing a vision and strategy for a team of highly talented internal and external researchers, working closely with core function stakeholders to help guide our scientific efforts and drive our robust cancer immunology drug development pipeline. - The Cancer Immunology Discovery department has implemented a broad approach to the highly focused problem of the immune response in cancer and thus involves multiple forward-looking modalities ranging from T cell immunology, to personalized vaccine and cell therapies, the development of iPSC-derived cells, and understanding the tumor microenvironment, including the immunobiology of myeloid cells, dendritic cells, and B cells. We stress the integration of high throughput analytical, computational, and ML/AI approaches with experimental lab-based science in the pursuit of the best opportunities for patients.The position leads our research strategy across the organization including Bioinformatics, Small and Large Molecule Drug Discovery, Biomarker Development, and Clinical Development. In this position, the candidate will be part of the Cancer Immunology and Research Leadership teams and represent the function on the Development and the Early-Stage Review Committees. She/he will strategize and coordinate research efforts with our early-stage oncology clinical development organization.At Genentech, patients are at the forefront of everything we do. We are a leader in the development and application of computational methods to research problems in drug discovery and development, and we have extensive resources for computational support and data analysis. This position offers the rewarding opportunity to do work that directly impacts patients, and to work in an environment that fosters a culture of scientific investigation and publication.Qualifications--- PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent in Immunology or related discipline--- Proven record developing strategic vision leveraging cancer immunology research biology to alter the paradigm for target and diagnostic discovery and support drug discovery and development efforts--- At least 10 years of leading an independent research laboratory with a sustained record of scholarly achievements, as evidenced by publications in high impact journals--- Proven ability and passion for mentoring and developing world class talent--- Record of accomplished scientific mentorship--- Excellent leadership capabilities with demonstrated skill in building, guiding, and motivating effective teams and fostering productive research collaborations--- Outstanding communication and partnering skillsResponsibilities--- In this position, the candidate will be part of the Cancer Immunology and Research Leadership teams and represent the function on the Development and the Early-Stage Review Committees--- She/he will strategize and coordinate research efforts with our late-stage oncology clinical development organization--- This position offers the rewarding opportunity to do work that directly impacts patients, and to work in an environment that fosters a culture of scientific investigation and publicationWe believe that embracing diversity of background, thought, and experience drives innovation. Here at Genentech, that means fostering an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We're focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work.Genentech is an equal opportunity employer, and we embrace the increasingly diverse world around us. Genentech prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status and veteran status.Genentech requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date. This requirement is a condition of employment at Genentech, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Genentech campus or is fully remote. - If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.The expected salary range for this position based on the primary location of South San Francisco, CA is $217,600-404,200. -Actual pay will be determined based on experience, qualifications, geographic location, and other job-related factors permitted by law. - A discretionary annual bonus may be available based on individual and Company performance. - This position also qualifies for the benefits detailed at the link provided below.BenefitsWho we areA 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.Unless entitled to a reasonable accommodation under applicable law, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against -COVID-19 in accordance with customer requirements, the company's health and safety obligations and/or applicable law or guidelines.Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) -are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We're focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work.Genentech is an equal opportunity employer, - and we embrace the increasingly diverse world around us. - Genentech prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status and veteran status. -For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our -Genentech Careers Homepage. -SummaryLocation: South San FranciscoType: Full time

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