Sr Associate Scientist - Immunology

South San Francisco, CA, US
Mar 27, 2021
Science/R&D, Immunology
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Sr Associate Scientist - Immunology


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. The Amgen Translational Immunology and Safety Sciences group based in South San Francisco, CA, is seeking a Senior Associate Scientist to independently conduct immune related safety assessments to support Oncology, Inflammation, Cardio-metabolic disorders pipeline projects.

In this vital role you will collaborate closely with scientists within the Translational Safety organization, perform literature-based evaluation and in vitro assays for various pipeline projects and present the work to cross-functional teams.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree and 3 years of immunology, immune-oncology or molecular biology experience

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of immunology, immune-oncology or molecular biology experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD or MD with 1-3 years of research experience or Master's degree with 5+ years of research experience in the fields of immunology, immune-oncology or molecular biology.
  • The candidate should be able to independently initiate and drive projects, intellectually contribute to the project development as well as perform cellular immunological techniques, including multi-color flow cytometry, ELISA, MSD and in vitro immune cell assays.
  • The candidate is expected to have basic immunology training and strong cellular immunology and cell culture technical skills. In addition, the candidate should have strong verbal and written communication skills, be highly motivated, creative and collaborative.
  • Track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the area of immunology.


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A 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-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.

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