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Scientist - Immuno-Oncology Research

Employer
Amgen
Location
South San Francisco, CA
Start date
Nov 3, 2022

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HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Scientist - Immuno-Oncology Research

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What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will join and lead discovery research projects in Immuno-Oncology group. Amgen is seeking a researcher who is enthusiastic about exploring the new area of research, innovating new technology, being an integral member of our discovery research team, collaborating with scientists in multi-functional areas at Amgen, and contributing to Amgens drug development pipeline and to publications and patents.

Position Responsibilities
  • Enable the discovery, validation, and mechanistic understanding of novel cancer immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer.
  • Lead Immuno-oncology discovery research projects (as a biology therapeutic area lead) and develop novel immuno-oncology therapeutics.
  • Independently craft experimental strategy, complete laboratory-based experiments, analyze data, and communicate and present data in team and departmental meetings.
  • Stay up to date with relevant literature and incorporate recent advances in relevant fields into experimental design and implementation.
  • Publish experimental findings in credible journals and present at leading scientific conferences.
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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

Doctorate degree

OR

Masters degree and 4 years of immunology, cancer biology, and molecular biology experience

OR

Bachelors degree and 6 years of immunology, cancer biology, and molecular biology experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree with postdoctoral training and research experience in the field of immunology, cancer biology, and molecular biology.
  • Demonstrate expertise in T cell biology, immunology and/or cancer biology as evidenced with publication in high impact journals and/or patents.
  • Demonstrate a track record (publication) of independent and creative thinking, designing (in vitro and in vivo biological studies) and troubleshooting to tackle problems.
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in one or more of following areas: multi-color flow cytometry, primary immune cell culture, complex cell-based assays, mRNA transfer/viral transduction to T cells, and synthetic biology/genetic engineering of T cells (highly preferred).
  • Experience with preclinical animal models of various tumor types, crafting efficacy/PD (pharmacodynamics), and/or adoptive T cell transfer is preferred.
  • Direct experience with T cell-targeted therapy development (e.g. CAR-T, TCR-T, bispecific antibodies, targeted protein degradation, or small molecules) is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Prioritize and implement next steps with efficient time management.
Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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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for a career that defies imagination

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

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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.

Company

We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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Phone
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Location
Corporate Headquarters
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California
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