Amgen Senior Associate Scientist in South San Francisco, California

Amgen is a values based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. At our San Francisco facilities, we provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and verve that marked our early days as a biotechnology pioneer.

We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this: The Department of Oncology and Inflammation Research at Amgen, South San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research studies aimed at elucidating mechanisms of immune-mediated regulation of tumorigenesis in order to develop novel therapies for the treatment of cancer.

The Senior Associate Scientist 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 Inflammation, Therapeutic Discovery, and Medical Sciences.

Responsibilities:

Make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department.

Planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results.

Present results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate with research experience in cancer biology, biochemistry, immunology or related field.

Post-graduate training in cancer biology or Immuno-oncology.

Expertise in one or more of the following areas: molecular biology, biochemistry and signaling transduction, in vivo mouse models of cancer and/or inflammation, cellular immunology techniques, bioinformatics analysis of large gene expression datasets.

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.

Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, and collaborative.

A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That's why, as a member of our cross functional, cross discipline team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Focused on the industry's most compelling scientific discoveries and housed within industry leading facilities within the heart of the world's leading biotechnology hub, our colleagues are growing our pipeline through groundbreaking innovations. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life interrupting illnesses.

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

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.