Amgen Scientist, Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Discovery in South San Francisco, California
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.
Scientist, Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Discovery
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. The Immuno-Oncology Research is seeking a highly motivated scientist dedicated to biomarker discovery in the areas of cancer immunology. The focus of this role is on the discovery of biomarkers to support the progression of therapeutic candidates from discovery to early clinical development. Ours is a highly matrixed environment that drives scientific and technical innovation collaboratively. In this vital role you will interact closely with other members of the Inflammation & Oncology group, as well as with other functions including the Clinical Biomarker & Diagnostics Team, Translational Medicine, Human Genetics and Computational Biology.
Develop deep disease area expertise for key indications
Investigate disease biology and heterogeneity using human genetics, single cell transcriptomics, proteomics, cellular assays and/or disease animal models
Discover and prioritize disease stratification and target engagement biomarker candidates for multiple pipeline projects
Generate and transition key pharmacodynamic and patient stratification biomarker discovery data to support clinical biomarker assay development
Work together with the Clinical Biomarker Lead to support translational biomarker activities for therapeutic assets, including presenting at investigator meetings and advisor boards, and participating in investigator-sponsored studies
Publish and present at national/international conferences
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The qualified professional we seek is a Scientist with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree plus 2 years of scientific experience
Master’s degree plus 4 years of scientific experience
Bachelor’s degree plus 6 years of scientific experience
Ph.D or MD, with postdoctoral trainings and research experience in the field of immunology, cancer biology, cancer immunology, or molecular biology
Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development or biomarker discovery program
Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: Multi-color flow cytometry, complex cell-based functional assays, genetic manipulation of cell lines and/or primary cells, cell signaling/biochemistry, in vivo mouse models of disease, and bioinformatics
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collaborate and troubleshoot to solve problems
Experience with implementing multiple technology platforms
Experience working in teams and consistently delivering results
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
Apply now for a career that defies imagination
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