Associate Scientist

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
May 23, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking an Associate Scientist- HPLC/Capillary Electrophoresis/LCMS to join our team and work from Amgen's beautiful Thousand Oaks, CA campus. To learn more about this position:

The Associate Scientist's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Design and execute experiments for analytical support of biotherapeutic proteins using HPLC, LCMS, and capillary electrophoresis
Develop and optimize analytical methods

Troubleshoot and maintain analytical equipment in good working order
Develop and optimize analytical methods

Analyze and clearly document experiments in Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN)
Analyze and clearly document experiments in Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN)
Use phase appropriate GxP documentation and scientific report writing

The ideal candidate has the following skills and experience:

• Experience conducting and analyzing HPLC, LCMS, and electrophoretic methods and data
• Experience developing, qualifying, and testing analytical methods
• Strong analytical lab skills and technical knowledge of proteins and peptides
• Excellent documentation skills, including an understanding of GxP requirements
• Excellent communication (oral and written) skills and attention to detail
• Strong computer and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a larger analytical team
• Desire to learn new techniques and multi-task with clients
• Experience with protein therapeutic process development

Basic Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree and 2-5 years' experience, with degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Molecular Biology or related field.


Master's Degree

Amgen provides a collaborative and creative culture in a company with a strong track record of innovation. Our culture encourages open dialogue and diverse views to land on the best solutions, and we help ensure our staff are equipped to excel today and tomorrow.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical needs and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.