Amgen

Senior Associate Scientist - Virus Downstream Development

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
R-121251
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.

Senior Associate Scientist

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this dynamic role you will be responsible for downstream process and analytical development. Responsibilities include:

  • Design chromatography-based purification processes to support GMP virus production for virus clearance studies and/or for viral vector-based therapy and optimize yield and purity
  • Responsible for downstream process and analytical development
  • Process development to build new virus-specific downstream capabilities, including chromatography, TFF/DF, virus filtration and clarification.
  • Process scaling and characterization, in order to improve robustness and understanding of operating and performance parameters.
  • Draft and execute protocols, SOPs, and document results in technical reports and presentations
  • Collaborate closely with colleagues inside and outside the team.
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 collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications
  • Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Background in virus or antibody purification process development
  • Experience in analytical testing of viral vectors
  • Personal attributes including initiative, collaboration, and independent thinking.
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
Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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

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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.

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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.