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Position Scope and Key Responsibilities:

Genentech’s Research & Information Services is seeking a dynamic and collaborative Patent Information Specialist who enjoys challenges and whose passion lies in providing excellent search services to support our mission of doing now what patients need next.  This is a contract position that starts Dec.  2, 2019 and ends March 27, 2020 This position is part of the Legal Department and is located at the Genentech South San Francisco campus.


Performing comprehensive and complex patent and scientific literature searches in support of Legal Department. Interacting effectively with patent attorneys, understanding their search request and meeting deadlines. Providing focused, yet comprehensive search reports. Creating and maintaining alerts.


Experience as patent information specialist in the bio-pharmaceutical field. Familiarity with publicly available and subscription-based research tools such as Orbit, STN, Genomequest, Pubmed. Must be a highly organized self-starter comfortable working with minimal supervision. Strong attention to detail. 


B.A. or B.S. or M.S. in Biological Sciences

Preferred M.S in Library Sciences

Please send resume and cover letter to ruben at gene dot com