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Amgen Process Development Associate Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Process Development Associate Scientist

Live

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this dynamic role you will support synthetic product process development. Responsibilities include:

  • Largely laboratory-based position where focus will be on driving innovative analytical support and technology development impacting process and product development teams across Amgen’s synthetic portfolio

  • Work cross-functionally and across Amgen sites while using analytical science to help drive efficient development and scalable understanding of processes and products in Amgen’s pipeline.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Scientific professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and 2 years of Scientific experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences or Engineering

  • Training and expertise in analytical method development and organic chemistry or formulation development

  • Ability to analyze and interpret analytical data

  • 3+ year’s in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry

  • Strong understanding, research in, and hands-on experience with chromatographic techniques, such as Liquid chromatography and gas chromatography, as applied to pharmaceutical development

  • Strong understanding, research in, and hands on experience with dissolution techniques for solid oral dosage forms.

  • Strong technical skills for the identification, development, and implementation of novel analytical technologies, such as Mass spectrometry (MS), NMR, Vibrational spectroscopy etc

  • Structure elucidation and solid-state characterization guided and informed by knowledge of organic chemistry

  • Familiarity with automation and implementing data management systems; ability to compile and communicate complex datasets in a manner in which facilitates informed decision-making

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for the timely documentation, presentation, and discussion of scientific results in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, team-based environment

  • Strong abilities in trouble-shooting, problem solving, and multi-tasking in support of process chemistry and formulation efforts at the pivotal phase of development

Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

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