Amgen Scientist - Immunology in South San Francisco, California
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
Translational ImmunoBiology and Safety Sciences group is seeking a Scientist to independently investigate immune related safety assessment to support Oncology, Inflammation, Neuro-disorders and Cardio-metabolic disorders pipeline development. The Scientist will work in Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences organization, and will collaborate closely with research scientists within the group and with multi-functional teams.
Independently initiate and drive projects, intellectually contribute to the project development, as well as, perform cellular immunological techniques, including ELISA, luminex, MSD, multi-color flow cytometry and in vitro immune cell assays.
Work closely with toxicologists and scientists within the group and will collaborate with multiple functional groups from Translational Sciences, Therapeutic Discovery and Medical Sciences.
Utilize basic immunology knowledge and strong cellular immunology and cell culture technical skills.
Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience
PhD or MD, with postdoctoral training and research experience in the fields of immunology, inflammatory diseases, immune-oncology or molecular biology.
Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the area of immunology.
Basic immunology knowledge and strong cellular or molecular immunological techniques including multicolor flow cytometry, in vitro immune cell assays and cytokine analysis.
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills, highly motivated, creative and collaborative.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.