Amgen

Senior Associate Scientist - Inflammation Research

Employer
Amgen
Location
South San Francisco, CA, US
Posted
Aug 09, 2019
Ref
R-75152
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to join the Inflammation Research Therapeutic Area at Amgen in South San Francisco to drive the discovery and validation of novel targets in inflammatory and autoimmune disease for the development of innovative medicines.

The candidate will be an integral member of the research team, collaborate with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and work closely with teams in other functional areas including Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences and Computational Biology.

In this position, the individual is expected to make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals and milestones of the Inflammation therapeutic area. Specific responsibilities include planning and performing laboratory experiments, preparing and analyzing biological samples, analyzing data and communicating results.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Innovative and interdisciplinary approaches towards identification of mechanisms driving disease pathogenesis and novel targets

Knowledge of Immunology and/or respiratory biology

Hands on experience in working with biological samples

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.

Join Us

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.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.