Amgen Sr Associate Scientist - Cardiometabolic Disorders in South San Francisco, California94080

Cardiometabolic Disorders department is seeking an enthusiastic biochemist to join an energetic team in South San Francisco. The candidate will be expected to have research experience in assay development, and work independently and as part of cross-disciplinary teams.


Generating and communicating in vitro assay data to support the progression of Cardiometabolic Disorders research team

Timely record keeping and data analysis

Operating and maintaining laboratory equipment

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Develop and validate in vitro target-based assays including binding assay and enzyme kinetic assays

Knowledge of assay development in drug discovery setting

Familiar with technology used in assay development, including microplate readers and automated liquid handling systems

Experience in protein overexpression and purification

Knowledge of technologies commonly used in HTS and cardio-metabolic diseases will be preferred

Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task

Excellent communication skills, the ability to work in team-oriented environment and strong interpersonal skills

Ability to use a variety of computer software including Graphpad Prism, Excel, Powerpoint and Word

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.