Amgen

Senior Scientist

Employer
Amgen
Location
South San Francisco, CA, US
Posted
Jan 07, 2021
Ref
R-110307
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. At Amgen our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together-researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that read over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Senior Scientist

Live

What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role in our Department of Inflammation and Oncology Research, you will investigate mechanisms of immune mediated pathogenesis in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and to discover and develop innovative therapies to treat these diseases.
  • Research experience in various autoimmune diseases, such as psoriasis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and rheumatoid diseases
  • Independently lead a laboratory group, as well as project teams, and will collaborate with other research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, including teams in other functional areas such as Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences, and Computational Biology.
  • Perform cutting-edge research that integrates human genetics, immunology and autoimmune diseases, and will develop novel therapies including cell mediated therapies by using various innovative technologies and approaches.
  • Expectations to publish and to present at national/international conferences.


Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Scientific professional we seek is a proven leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree OR

Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience OR

Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience

Qualifications:
  • Ph.D or MD, with postdoctoral trainings and research experience in the field of immunology, autoimmune diseases, molecular biology, biochemistry or related scientific degree.
  • Must have at least 5 years as independent scientist to lead projects and group with.
  • Need to be able to demonstrate a track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record in top tier journals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and can work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment.


Thrive

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits


Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

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

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

immune and inflammatory diseases, and to discover and develop innovative therapies to treat these diseases. We encourage scientists with experience in various autoimmune diseases, such as psoriasis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and rheumatoid diseases to apply.

The candidate will independently lead a laboratory group, as well as project teams, and will collaborate with other research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, including teams in other functional areas such as Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences, and Computational Biology.

The candidate will perform cutting-edge research that integrates human genetics, immunology and autoimmune diseases, and will develop novel therapies including cell mediated therapies by using various innovative technologies and approaches. The candidate will be expected to publish and to present at national/international conferences.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate degree OR Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience

OR Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience

Qualifications: Ph.D or MD, with postdoctoral trainings and research experience in the field of immunology, autoimmune diseases, molecular biology or biochemistry. Candidates with other degrees and comparable scientific experience and achievements can also apply. Candidates must have at least 5 years as independent scientist to lead projects and group with. The candidates need to demonstrate track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record in top tier journals. Candidates also need to have strong verbal and written communication skills and can work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment.

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.