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Amgen Process Development Associate Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Process Development Associate Scientist

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What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world! In this vital role you will be responsible for supporting the development and qualification of analytical methods, the characterization of protein-based biologic therapies, and process development activities.

  • Work in a cross-functional team environment to advance therapies in late-stage development.

  • Analyze late-stage protein-based therapies with advanced analytical techniques such as capillary electrophoresis, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, as well as other methods such as Ellman’s assay, etc.

  • Support the development, optimization, and troubleshooting of analytical methods, participate in qualifications, transfer, and validation experiments with focus on separation-based purity methods.

  • Other duties include data analysis, preparation of electronic notebook records of experimental data, authorship of technical protocols and reports, presentation of results at team meeting, and support for regulatory filings as needed.

  • Troubleshoot and maintain laboratory equipment.

  • Collaborate with other scientists to support the development of innovative testing technologies.

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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 motivated individual with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of scientific / pharmaceutical experience OR

  • Master’s degree and 1 year of scientific / pharmaceutical experience OR

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or related subject area.

  • Excellent laboratory skills with 2+ years of experience in industry laboratories supporting analysis and characterization of protein therapies.

  • Advanced technical expertise in analytical methodologies used to characterize protein therapeutics including CE-SDS, cIEF / icIEF, HIC, SEC, IEX, RP, HILIC, MS, etc.

  • Experience handling, troubleshooting, and maintaining CE and LC instruments.

  • Experience using CE and LC operation and data analysis software.

  • Working knowledge of data processing and statistical analysis software tools.

  • Ability to independently prioritize, schedule, and handle multiple tasks in order to meet results.

  • Ability to work in a matrix team environment and collaborate optimally.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Experience with use of electronic notebooks.

  • Hands on experience with method qualifications and transfers.

  • Understanding of phase-appropriate GMP compliance and documentation.

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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • 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

Apply now 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.

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