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Principal Scientist - Inflammation Biomarkers

Employer
Amgen
Location
South San Francisco, California
Start date
Nov 28, 2023

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Discipline
Science/R&D, Biotechnology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Bay, Best Places to Work

Job Details

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Principal Scientist - Inflammation BiomarkersLive

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Clinical Biomarkers & Diagnostics department at Amgen is seeking a highly motivated Principal Scientist with biomarker expertise in inflammatory diseases such as: atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, urticaria, inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, arthritis and/or asthma. In this vital role you will help drive scientific and technical plans collaboratively with other members of the Clinical Biomarkers & Diagnostics function, as well as with members of the Amgen research and development community.

  • The successful candidate will be the project lead with cross-functional teams, conducting clinical trials
  • Develop program-based strategies for pharmacodynamic, predictive, and exploratory biomarkers
  • Successfully implement a broad array of biomarker platforms and technologies to support clinical-stage programs
  • Establish and implement biomarker studies and collaborations with academic laboratories/KOLs
  • Support assay development, qualification and analysis of clinical samples
  • Manage biomarker assay outsourcing processes with external vendors and CROs
Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 3 years scientific experience

Or

Masters degree and 6 years of scientific experience

Or

Bachelor's degree and 8 years scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD with 3 or more years pharmaceutical industry experience, developing biomarker strategies in a clinical development setting and/or in preclinical biomarker discovery/validation
  • Knowledge and translational biomarker experience in inflammation is highly desirable
  • Strong background in immunology, cell biology and genomics
  • Clinical development experience working with cross-functional teams conducting clinical trials
  • Experience in developing program-based strategies for pharmacodynamic, predictive, and exploratory biomarkers
  • Experience implementing a broad array of biomarker platforms and technologies to support clinical-stage programs
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and implement biomarker studies and collaborations with academic laboratories/KOLs
  • Experience in assay development and qualification and analysis of clinical samples
  • Experience managing biomarker assay outsourcing processes with external vendors and CROs
  • Poise and professionalism with strong communication and influencing skills in a dynamic environment
Thrive

What you can expect of us

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.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
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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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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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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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Company info
Website
Telephone
805-447-1000
Location
Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
California
91320-1799
United States

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