Sr Associate Scientist - Immuno-Oncology Research

South San Francisco, CA, US
Jun 15, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Department of Oncology at Amgen in South San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research studies aimed at elucidating mechanisms of immune-mediated regulation of tumorigenesis in order to develop novel immunomodulatory therapies for the treatment of cancer. Opportunities are also available to contribute to research projects relating to immune tolerance in the context of autoimmunity. The Sr. Associate Scientist will be an integral member of a dynamic research team, collaborating with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and working closely with groups in other functional areas including Inflammation, Therapeutic Discovery, and Medical Sciences.


Make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department, present results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication.

Planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree or Doctorate degree by October 2019


Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience


Preferred Qualifications:

PhD degree with expertise in one or more of the following areas: multi-color flow cytometry, isolation and culture of primary cells, myeloid cell biology, in vivo models of cancer and/or inflammation, establishing complex cell-based assays, bioinformatics analysis

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need 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.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.