Amgen

Sr. Associate Scientist, Inflammation Biomarker Discovery

Employer
Amgen
Location
South San Francisco, CA
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
R-113940
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Sr. Associate Scientist, Inflammation Biomarker DiscoveryLive

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Inflammation Biomarker Discovery team is searching for a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist. In this vital role you will perform research in inflammatory diseases, including asthma, COPD, and inflammatory bowel disease. You will contribute to the groups mission to gain a deep understanding of disease biology, generate patient stratification hypothesis, and identify candidate pharmacodynamic and drug response biomarkers for portfolio projects. You will work in a highly-matrixed environment and collaborate with other functional areas including Discovery Research, Clinical Biomarker & Diagnostics, and Computational Biology.

Position Responsibilities
  • Make impactful scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals and breakthroughs of the Biomarker Discovery group
  • Independently plan and perform laboratory experiments, analyze and interpret data, communicate results in team meetings, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication
Win

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

Masters degree and 3 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelors degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate with research experience in immunology and inflammatory disease.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1.) Phenotypic and molecular analyses of primary tissue samples by multi-parameter flow cytometry, gene expression analysis, and next-generation sequencing; 2.) 2D and 3D cell culture, including establishment and maintenance of organoids; 3.) Molecular biology techniques including cloning, CRISPR technology, retroviral/lentiviral gene transfer; 4.) Hands-on experience with in vivo animal models of inflammation; 5.) Knowledge of bioinformatics and integrated analysis of multi-omic data.
  • Demonstrated track record of independent critical-thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development program.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, collaborative with ability to solve problems.
Thrive

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 Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith 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.

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.

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