Sr Associate Scientist - Immuno-Oncology and Inflammation Research


: $103,730.00 - $157,700.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Physician

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We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to join the Inflammation and Oncology Research Department at Amgen in South San Francisco (ASF). You will drive the discovery and validation of novel targets in autoimmune disease and cancer for the development of innovative medicines.

In this role you will be an integral member of a dynamic research team, collaborating with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and working closely with groups in other functional areas including Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences, and Computational Biology.

In this position, you are expected to make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department. Specific responsibilities include planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree or Doctorate degree completed by June 2020

Post-graduate training in immunology with expertise in one or more of the following areas: multi-color flow cytometry, functional assay using primary cells, CRISPR/gene editing, in vivo mouse models of cancer and/or inflammation and bioinformatics analysis.

Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development program.

Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collaborate and troubleshoot to solve problems.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission- to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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.

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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.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Associated topics: bioengineering, biological engineer, biomechanics, biomedical engineer, bioprocess, biosynthetic, enzyme, fermentation, neurodegenerative, pharmaceutical * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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