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Amgen Scientist – Translational Immunology in South San Francisco, California


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Scientist - Translational Immunology


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will independently conduct immune related safety assessments and pharmacology assays to support Oncology, Inflammation, Cardiovascular and Biosimilars pipeline projects.

  • The candidate should be able to independently drive projects, intellectually contribute to the project development.

  • Experienced in performing cellular immunological techniques including multi-color flow cytometry, ELISA, in-vitro immune cell assays, primary tissue cell culture and pharmacology assays.

  • Candidate should have strong verbal and written communication skills, highly motivated, and able to collaborate closely and communicate effectively with colleagues within the Translational Safety organization and cross-functional teams.

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


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:

  • Doctorate degree in the field of immunology or immuno-oncology Or

  • Master’s degree with 2 years of immunology experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of immunology experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in technical skills on in-vitro immune cell-based assay and preclinical safety assessments.


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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • 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

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