Job Opening

From:"Robin E. Taylor (Pathology)"

Genentech, Inc. is a leading biotechnology company that discovers,
develops, manufactures and markets human pharmaceuticals for significant
unmet medical needs.  Fifteen of the currently approved biotechnology
products stem from Genentech science, and Genentech manufactures and
markets ten biotechnology products directly in the United States.  The
company is headquartered in South San Francisco, California, and is
traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DNA.  An award
winning employer, Genentech has consistently been recognized by Fortune
magazine as one of the i100 Best Companies to Work for in Americai and
by Working Mother magazine as one of the i100 Best Companies for Working

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of
Research Associate to work in a challenging and diverse Histology
Laboratory.  Responsibilities of this position include wet tissue
trimming, routine histology procedures, laboratory equipment
maintenance, ordering supplies, quality control of work and database
entries, ensuring that all study schedules are met and that additional
sectioning and stains are performed in a timely manner.

The candidate must be a certified histotechnician, HT (ASCP) or
histotechnologist, HTL (ASCP) and have 5 years of relevant experience.
You must have experience in cryotomy, microtomy, embedding, tissue
processing, H&E staining, special staining and must be willing to work
with various animal species.  Experience in specialized procedures (GMA
processing/sectioning, EM processing/sectioning and TMA construction) is
desired.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work
effectively with a diverse group of people are essential.  You must be
able to follow verbal and written instructions and have strong
organizational and interpersonal skills.  You must be able to work
independently with minimal supervision.  Basic computer skills (Word and
Excel) are required.  This candidate must be able to lift at least 10

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your
resume to: and include the requisition number 02-0005446
in the subject field; or send a resume to:  Ginny Liljefelt, Genentech,
Inc., 1 DNA Way, Mail Stop 93, South San Francisco, CA  94080-4990, or
fax resume to 650-225-7551.  Please include the requisition number
02-0005446 in your cover letter.

Genentech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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