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Amgen Senior Associate Scientist - Inflammation 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.

Senior Associate Scientist

Live

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will a part of our Department of Inflammation and Oncology.

  • You will perform research studies aimed at elucidating mechanisms of immune regulation and tolerance in order to develop novel immunomodulatory therapies for the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

  • You will be responsible for performing independent research to study the regulation and function of myeloid cells in inflammation and autoimmunity.

  • 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 Inflammation, Therapeutic Discovery, and Medical Sciences.

  • The successful candidate is expected to make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department, present their results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication.

  • Specific responsibilities include planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results.

Win

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 a proven leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree OR

Master’s degree and 3 years of scientific experience OR

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of scientific experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D or MD, in the field of immunology, cancer immunology, autoimmune diseases, human genetics, molecular biology or biochemistry.

  • Hands on experience in autoimmune diseases, myeloid cell biology, preclinical animal models, CRISPR-Cas9 genetic screens, multi-color flow cytometry and establishing complex cell-based assays are preferred.

  • Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record in top tier journals.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and can work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment.

Thrive

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

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for a career that defies imagination

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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.

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