Sr. Scientist Drug Substance Technologies

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, California
Posted
Jun 29, 2018
Ref
R-58514
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

Amgen is seeking a highly motivated Sr. Scientist to join the Cell Line Development group in Pre-Pivotal Drug Substance organization at Amgen headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA.

The Sr. Scientist will be responsible for development of new cell line and media platforms that will enable Amgen's next generation manufacturing paradigms and support a multi-modality pipeline. The candidate will bring their experience in cell line development, bioprocess, protein expression and media development to drive innovative solutions to optimizing and creating new cell line platforms. The Sr. Scientist will also execute cell line development workflows on pipeline programs and take on leadership roles on pre-pivotal product teams.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of experience

OR

Master's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 7 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree and 5-10 years industry experience in process development organization
  • Demonstrated expertise in cell biology, protein expression and or cell line engineering
  • Fundamental understanding and experience with media development
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of computational and predictive modeling tools to optimize cell culture processes
  • Experience with Automation and high throughput sample processing
  • Demonstrated leadership and record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement, exemplified by a strong publication and/or patent record
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work flexibly in a cross-functional team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work flexibly in a cross-functional team environment