[Protein-analysis] Open position at Roche in the X-Ray Crystallography group (Nutley, NJ site)

Fais, Randi via proteins%40net.bio.net (by randi.fais At roche.com)
Fri Dec 8 10:56:21 EST 2006

We all dream of doing big things.  Solving important problems.  Making a
difference.   Improving lives.  At Roche, we have the resources, vision
and passion to transform these dreams into reality.

Since 1905, our innovative medicines have made a difference in the lives
of hundreds of millions in the U.S. and around the globe.  We're all
committed to another century of successful endeavors to help prevent,
diagnose and treat diseases, advancing the cause of human health.

With an integrated approach to healthcare focused on diagnostics and
pharmaceuticals, Roche addresses the prevention, diagnosis, treatment
and monitoring of diseases, including cancer, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS,
metabolic and respiratory diseases, and transplantation, among others.
And our robust pipeline of innovative new products offers an expanding
spectrum of opportunities for an exciting career at Roche.

The following opportunity is available at our U.S. Pharmaceutical
Headquarters in Nutley, NJ:

Associate Principal Scientist, Macromolecular Structure Group

At Roche, the utilization of protein structure is highly integrated into
our drug discovery efforts. Consequently, we have a very active and
productive X-ray crystallography group within Discovery Chemisty. We are
seeking a motivated and enthusiastic candidate to join this group. The
primary function of this scientist will be the crystallization of
proteins with and without small molecule ligands, in preparation for
data collection.   Additional responsibilities include performing
molecular biology experiments to design and prepare multiple constructs
in parallel for new targets and targets that have proven reluctant to
crystallize.  This position actively interacts with a broad team of
medicinal chemists, computational chemists, and biologists.

The successful candidate will possess a Masters degree, or a Bachelors
degree with at least two years of relevant research experience.
Qualifications include being well-versed in state-of-the-art molecular
biology techniques, specifically the preparation of multiple clones in
parallel using tagged expression systems.  Experience with such systems
in a crystallography lab setting is a plus.  The ideal candidate will
also have experience in protein crystallization utilizing both manual
and automated systems.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
are a must.
To apply, please visit our website at www.rocheusa.com/career, and refer
to position code 4572.

Hoffmann - LaRoche is an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to
diversity in the workplace.


Randi Fais
Consultant, Human Resources
Pre-Clinical Research & Development
Phone (973) 235-3572
Fax     (973) 235-2767
e-mail randi.fais At roche.com

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