Sr Principal Scientist - Structural Biology

Amgen in Ada, MN

  • Industry: Engineering - Biological And Biomedical Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $108,290.00 - 164,710.00 / Year*
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Amgen is a leading global biotechnology company, with a mission to serve patients around the world. As a science-based, patient-focused organization, we discover and develop innovative therapies to treat serious illnesses. Our medicines have made a dramatic difference in the lives of millions. We are looking for a motivated and dedicated structural biologist to join as our US structural biology team lead. Major accountabilities associated with this role include: To provide leadership and expertise in structural biology and lead the US structural biology team to contribute to drug discovery projects using X-ray crystallography and cryo-EM techniques To closely interact with colleagues in protein technology, biochemistry and biophysics, computational and medicinal chemistry and other functional groups to solve project specific problems, evaluate outcome and positively impact project goals, directions and progress. Identify critical needs in collaboration with broad functional teams within R&D. To remain current with structural biology technology development and formulate structural biology strategies and future directions Establish and maintain strong productive relationships with external partners and collaborators including academic labs and CROs. Basic Qualifications Doctorate degree and 3 years of Structural Biology experience OR Master's degree and 6 years of Structural Biology experience OR Bachelor's degree and 8 years of Structural Biology experience Preferred Qualifications Ph.D in structural biology or related discipline with significant postdoc research experience in membrane protein structural biology or large macromolecular complex structural biology 5 years of directly related industry experience Knowledge of state-of-the-art structural biology techniques including crystallography and cryo-EM structure determination Ability to work independently and effectively within tight timelines and to collaborate and work productively in a multidisciplinary environment Skills in managing multiple projects and capability to prioritize Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential. Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology and is matched by an unparalleled toolbox of therapeutic modalities ranging from small molecules to peptides to proteins to antibodies to live-cell therapies. 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.
Associated topics: bioengineering, bioinformatic, biomaterials, biomedical, bioprocess, medical, msat, neurodegenerative, pathogenesis, therapeutic

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