Amgen Principal Scientist - Inflammation Biomarkers in South San Francisco, California
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.
Principal Scientist - Inflammation Biomarkers
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. The Clinical Biomarkers & Diagnostics department at Amgen is seeking a highly motivated Principal Scientist with biomarker expertise in inflammatory diseases such as: atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, urticaria, inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, arthritis and/or asthma. In this vital role you will help drive scientific and technical plans collaboratively with other members of the Clinical Biomarkers & Diagnostics function, as well as with members of the Amgen research and development community.
The successful candidate will be the project lead with cross-functional teams, conducting clinical trials
Develop program-based strategies for pharmacodynamic, predictive, and exploratory biomarkers
Successfully implement a broad array of biomarker platforms and technologies to support clinical-stage programs
Establish and implement biomarker studies and collaborations with academic laboratories/KOLs
Support assay development, qualification and analysis of clinical samples
Manage biomarker assay outsourcing processes with external vendors and CROs
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 leader with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree and 3 years scientific experience
Master’s degree and 6 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree and 8 years scientific experience
PhD with 3 or more years pharmaceutical industry experience, developing biomarker strategies in a clinical development setting and/or in preclinical biomarker discovery/validation
Knowledge and translational biomarker experience in inflammation is highly desirable
Strong background in immunology, cell biology and genomics
Clinical development experience working with cross-functional teams conducting clinical trials
Experience in developing program-based strategies for pharmacodynamic, predictive, and exploratory biomarkers
Experience implementing a broad array of biomarker platforms and technologies to support clinical-stage programs
Demonstrated ability to establish and implement biomarker studies and collaborations with academic laboratories/KOLs
Experience in assay development and qualification and analysis of clinical samples
Experience managing biomarker assay outsourcing processes with external vendors and CROs
Poise and professionalism with strong communication and influencing skills in a dynamic environment
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.
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
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
for a career that defies imagination
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