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Biological sciences Job USA | Scientific Researcher position @ Genentech

Biological sciences Job USA | Scientific Researcher position @ Genentech

Biological sciences Job USA | Scientific Researcher position @ Genentech : 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. 

Biological sciences Job USA | Scientific Researcher position @ Genentech

Position responsibilities :

  • Work with vendors, external research sites, and other gRED labs to coordinate specimen shipments, maintaining communication with lab personnel managing procurement logistics.
  • Perform accessioning of human tissue research specimens (FFPE blocks, flash frozen tissues, and histologic slides) into the laboratory information management system (LIMS), following established laboratory processes and data entry guidelines.
  • Catalog and store specimens under appropriate archival conditions.
  • Fulfill stakeholder requests for tissue distribution, processing, or information by searching for and identifying appropriate specimens in LIMS, retrieving selected specimens from archive, and processing/distributing tissues appropriately, logging these activities appropriately in LIMS or other appropriate tracking systems
  • Sub-cut frozen human tissue to facilitate processing, adhering to established processes and safety practices
  • Comply with timeline expectations in regard to routine and high-priority requests/workflows
  • Independently coordinate complex specimen requests without direct supervision
  • Assist other lab members with tasks to maintain lab schedule, lab equipment and specimen inventory
  • May be assigned specific responsibilities or process-improvement oriented projects as needed at the discretion of the Laboratory Manager
  • Actively participate in ongoing 1:1 weekly discussions with Lab Manager and lab group meetings; summarize work performed on a quarterly basis for lab group discussions with departmental management

Qualifications Required: 

  • B.A./B.S. in biological sciences,
  • 3+ years relevant experience in hospital, academic or pharmaceutical setting (1+ year in biobanking clinical specimens) is a requirement for this position
  • Close familiarity with pathology terminology, patient/tissue diagnosis categorization, and database management
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-driven environment
  • Commitment to quality and detail
  • Strong internal customer focus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with peers and team members
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. MS Word and MS Excel) expected

Biological sciences Job USA | Scientific Researcher position @ Genentech

JOB ID: 2732300146
Job Function:Other Research
Location:United States – California South San Francisco
Company/Division:Pharmaceuticals
Schedule:Full-time
Job type:Regular Employee
Job Publish date :26 Aug, 2016

View Original Notification and How to Apply: http://www.gene.com/careers/detail/2732300146/Scientific-Researcher-Human-Tissue-Lab

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