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Amgen Scientist, Immuno-Oncology Research 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.

Scientist, Immuno-Oncology Research


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will investigate myeloid biology and the tumor microenvironment, and discover and develop innovative therapies for cancer.

The candidate will independently lead a laboratory group as well as project teams to discover and validate new therapeutic targets. The candidate will also collaborate with other research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, including teams in other functional areas such as Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences and Computational Biology.


  • Perform cutting-edge immunology research

  • Develop novel therapies by using various innovative technologies and approaches.

  • Publish experimental findings in top-tier journals and present novel findings at leading scientific conferences.


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 Scientist with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 4 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or MD, with postdoctoral training and research experience in the fields of immunology, innate immunity, molecular biology and human genetics.

  • Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the area of immunology as demonstrated by high impact publications.

  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: Multi-color flow cytometry, omics data analysis, complex in vitro primary cell models, cell signaling/biochemistry, myeloid phenotyping, in vivo mouse models of disease

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collaborate and troubleshoot to solve problems.


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.