Process Development Associate Scientist - Bioanalytical and Data Science

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jun 07, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


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.


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role in the Process Development group based in Thousand Oaks, CA, you will be a part of the result-driven, fast-paced and highly cross-functional team focused on expanding the understanding of biological impact by physicochemical variants of therapeutic molecules that are in the discovery or pipeline stages.

Responsibilities include:
  • Independently design, plan and execute cell- or tissue-culture experiments in a team-oriented manner

  • Perform data visualization by analyzing, processing and interpreting the results from these and other studies via statistical, computational or data-science approaches

  • Communicate the findings in writings or at presentations internally or externally

  • Actively search and implement new knowledge or novel technologies aimed to achieve the teams mission

  • Apply leadership and creativity in innovating experimental or computational technologies


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The vital attribute professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications
  • Masters degree and 2 years of scientific experience

  • OR

  • Bachelors degree and 4 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree in chemical biology, biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, life sciences, or related subject area AND 3 or more years of experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry

  • Experience in development of cell- or tissue-based assays

  • Experience in physicochemical or analytical characterization of biological molecules

  • Working knowledge in data science

  • Sound understanding of the protein structure-dynamics-function relationship


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

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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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.