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Amgen Associated Scientist-Cellular 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 varies human disease areas.

Amgen Asia R&D Center discovery pharmacology team is looking for a candidate in cellular pharmacology research. The successful candidate will primarily focus on the understanding of target biology, cell-based assay development and compound MOA. The candidate will also be expected to work in a highly matrixed environment and drive scientific and technical innovation to promote project.

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD or Master’s degree with 3+ years’ industry experiences in neuronal biology/molecular biology/cell biology

  • Solid knowledge in molecular biology/cell biology, familiar with cellular signaling study

  • Hands on experiences in general laboratory techniques/assay technologies in cell biology and biochemistry, including but not limited to: mammalian cell transfection/stable cell line generation/report gene assay/real time PCR/siRNA knockdown/cell fluorescence staining, etc

  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking Chinese and English

  • Excellent communication skills/team sprit

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Neuronal biology or membrane protein/channel research experience will be preferred

  • Neuron degenerative disease research experience strongly desired

  • Self-motivated, strong interests in conducting drug discovery research in industry setting