American College of Veterinary Pathologists
2424 American Lane
Madison, WI 53704
Senior Veterinary Pathologist
San Francisco, CA
March 30, 2011
For more than 30 years, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Now a wholly owned member of the Roche Group, 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.
The following opportunity exists in our South San Francisco, CA, headquarters:
Senior Veterinary Pathologist
The Safety Assessment Department is seeking a Senior Pathologist-Scientist with demonstrated experience in drug development. As part of Development Sciences, Safety Assessment Pathologists at Genentech provide scientific leadership and play an active role in all stages of both large and small molecule drug development.
In addition to providing expertise in the specific technical areas relevant to the pathology support of drug development, the successful candidate must enjoy working in a very active collaborative project team environment. This includes proactive participation and broad input not confined specifically to toxicologic pathology. The candidate will be able to understand and provide input on strategic context as part of participating in the comprehensive safety assessment of Genentech therapeutics.
Responsibilities will include interdisciplinary project team leadership, as well as design and conduct of regulatory, investigative and mechanistic studies. The position also requires functional area mentorship, peer review of regulatory studies, authorship on regulatory documents and representation for Genentech at meetings with regulatory authorities, as needed.
D.V.M., Ph.D., board certification in Veterinary Pathology and demonstrated experience in drug development and toxicologic pathology. Demonstrated experience in regulatory filings including GLP peer review, IND, BLA, and/or MAA authorship. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as complex problem-solving, data analysis and investigative skills. The ability to work independently and to leverage literature to develop and to optimize best evidence arguments in support of data interpretation or, experimental approaches is required. The ideal candidate has enthusiasm and ability in building strong, highly productive cross-functional collaborations both within and external to Genentech.
Genentech is dedicated to fostering an environment that is inclusive and encourages diversity of thought, style, skills and perspective. To apply for this job, visit https://roche.taleo.net/careersection/test/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=00373652&src=JB-11420. Genentech is an equal opportunity employer.
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