Scientist - Computational Protein Engineering and Design

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 18, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a computational scientist with expertise in computational protein modeling, engineering and design to join Amgen Research at our campus in Thousand Oaks, CA. The Scientist will be part of multidisciplinary teams that seek to advance our biologics drug discovery programs, spanning multiple modalities including therapeutic proteins, antibodies and various bispecific and conjugate molecules. Primary responsibilities of the Scientist include protein structure analysis and modeling, biophysical property prediction, protein-protein interaction analysis and prediction and protein design.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree (or completed by Dec 2019)


Master's degree and 4 years of Computational Chemistry experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Computational Chemistry experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD. in computational biophysics or related field.
  • Strong track record of research accomplishments with three or more scientific publications and/or conference presentations in computational protein modeling and design.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability and enthusiasm to work in cross-functional and interdisciplinary team environments.
  • Experience in antibody modeling and engineering.
  • Experience with one or more protein modeling software packages (such as MOE, Schrodinger, Rosetta).
  • Experience in computer programming or scripting.

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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.

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.