[R-jobs] Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics Position in South San Francisco

Bert Gunter gunter@berton @end|ng |rom gene@com
Tue Sep 8 20:21:51 CEST 2009

Nonclinical Biostatistics position at Genentech, South San Francisco

September 3, 2009

Genentech has an opening for a full time position in its Nonclinical
Biostatistics group, located in South San Francisco, CA.

The nonclinical group currently consists of ten MS and PhD level
statisticians and mathematicians, plus one programmer, who work with
approximately 1,000 scientists, engineers, and other investigators in drug
discovery, preclinical testing, process and product development,
manufacturing, and quality control, among other areas - essentially
everything but clinical trials. Statistical activities are commensurately
diverse. Some "typical" ones are design and analysis of in vitro and in vivo
studies exploring efficacy, pharmacokinetics, and toxicity; design and
analysis of high-throughput experiments including genomic, proteomic, and
imaging platforms; bioanalytical assay development; optimization of robust
antibody fermentation and purification processes; and statistical support to
ensure compliance, safety, and efficacy of our marketed products. 

We are seeking individuals with a broad knowledge of statistical methodology
who are eager to work in an exciting collaborative environment to apply
their knowledge to drug discovery and development. Because we are a science
driven company on the cutting edge of technology, we also expect our members
to devote effort to learning about and staying current with our science and
technology so that they can better communicate and work with our scientists.

Basic qualifications that we seek include:

-	PhD in statistics or biostatistics or MS with suitable experience

-	Understanding of and experience with experimental design and
analysis techniques

-	Excellent problem-solving skills

-	Experience with statistical software packages such as R, JMP,

-	Strong interpersonal skills 

-	Ability to function effectively on interdisciplinary project teams

-	Excellent oral and written communication skills

-	Experience teaching statistics or working as a statistical

If you are interested in joining us, please email your CV and a cover letter
to Dr. Imola Fodor, fodor.imola using gene.com.

Bert Gunter
Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics

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