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Amgen Senior Associate Scientist - Inflammation and Oncology Research in South San Francisco, California

The Department of Oncology and Inflammation at Amgen in South San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research studies aimed at elucidating mechanisms of immune-mediated regulation of tumorigenesis in order to develop novel therapies for the treatment of cancer.

The Senior Associate Scientist will be an integral member of a dynamic research team, collaborating with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and working closely with groups in other functional areas including Therapeutic Discovery, and Medical Sciences.


Make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department.

Present results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication. Planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree and 3 years scientific experience

OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate with research experience in cancer biology, immunology, cell biology, or biochemistry.

Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: signal transduction, biochemistry, in vivo mouse models of cancer, cellular immunology techniques.

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 program.

Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, and collaborative.

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

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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.

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