Scientist - Computational Protein Engineering and Design - Thousand Oaks, CA | Biospace
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Scientist - Computational Protein Engineering and Design


Thousand Oaks, CA
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Amgen is seeking a scientist with expertise in computational protein engineering and design to join the Therapeutic Discovery Department at our campus in Thousand Oaks, CA. The candidate will be part of multidisciplinary teams that seek to advance our biologics drug discovery programs, spanning multiple modalities including therapeutic protein, antibody, and various bispecific and conjugate molecules. The work involves protein structure analysis and modeling, biophysical property prediction, protein-protein interaction analysis, and protein design.


Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD. in computational biophysics or related fields

Strong track record of research accomplishment with three or more scientific publications or conference presentations in the area of computational protein modeling and design

Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work flexibly in a cross-functional team environment

Experience in antibody modeling and engineering

Experience with one or more protein modeling software packages (MOE, Discovery Studio, Schrodinger, Rosetta, etc.)

Experience in programming or scripting