Process Development Postdoc - Drug Product Technologies

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jul 25, 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.

Process Development Post Doctoral Fellow-Drug Product Technologies


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this dynamic role you will work in the Drug Product Technologies (DPT) department of Amgen in Thousand Oaks, CA.

  • Conduct independent research on oral delivery of biologics (e.g. antibodies, fusion proteins, nucleotides, or peptides)
  • Survey literature/database and identify the key excipients and techniques to enable oral delivery of biologics.
  • Perform molecular assessment, formulation development, and process optimization to advance development of oral biologic therapies.
  • Support the development of a platform formulation and processes for oral delivery of biologics.
  • Give routine presentations, draft technical reports, and prepare manuscripts for publication.

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
  • Doctorate degree & 0-2 years of scientific experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctorate Degree in Pharmaceutics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biomedical engineering or related fields
  • Experience in both oral formulation development and characterization techniques of biologics.
  • Familiar with advanced oral drug delivery knowledge, e.g. permeability enhancement, muco-adhesion, enteric coating, in vitro characterization, and release tests.
  • Understanding of Pharmacokinetic and Biopharmaceutics related to oral drug delivery.
  • Abilities to take initiative, conduct independent research, and be flexible in responsibilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for timely documentation, presentation, and manuscript preparation in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, team-based environment

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.

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.