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Amgen Associate Scientist-Pharmacology in Shanghai, China

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. The Amgen Asia R&D Center established the stat-of-the-art biology laboratory with the aim to discover and develop valuable drug candidates to meet increasing medical needs in different disease areas.

Amgen Asia R&D Center Pharmacology group is looking for a highly self-motivated and creative scientists, focusing on the deep understanding the cellular signaling pathway of drug targets, compound mechanism of action and evaluation of compound efficacies with cell-based assays. The successful candidates will be an integral member of the research team, collaborate with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and work closely with teams in other functional areas and local CROs. The candidate will also be expected to work in a highly matrixed environment and drive scientific and technical innovation to promote project.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Fresh Ph.D. or Master degree with 3+ years’ experience in life science

  • Solid knowledge in molecular biology/cell biology and familiar with cellular signaling pathways

  • Experience with molecular and cellular biology techniques including molecular cloning, maintenance of mammalian cell cultures, DNA/RNA/ protein analysis methods (qPCR/WB/IHC)

  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking English

  • Excellent communication skills/team sprit

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Neuroscience training background and research experience will be preferred

  • Working experience on membrane proteins (Ion channels and transporters) is strongly desired

  • Knowledgeable, highly self-motivated, creative, and collaborative.