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Amgen Associate Scientist - Immunology in South San Francisco, California


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.

Associate Scientist - Immunology


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. The Amgen Translational Immunology and Safety Sciences group based in South San Francisco, CA, is seeking an Associate Scientist to independently conduct immune related safety assessments to support Oncology, Inflammation, and Cardio-metabolic disorders pipeline projects.

In this vital role, you will:

  • Collaborate closely with scientists within the Translational Safety organization

  • Contribute to the project development

  • Perform literature-based evaluations

  • Perform in vitro assays for various pipeline projects


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 innovative and motivated with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and 2 years of immunology, immune-oncology, or molecular biology experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of immunology, immune-oncology or molecular biology experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic immunology knowledge, possessing the cellular immunological techniques including multi-color flow cytometry, PBMC isolation, in vitro immune cell assays, primary tissue cell culture and ELISA

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and is highly motivated, and collaborative

  • Comfortable working with PBMC and whole blood from non-clinical species

  • Track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the areas of immunology or cellular biology


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • 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.