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Amgen Senior Scientist Oncology Research in South San Francisco, California

The Oncology Research department is seeking a Sr Scientist to identify and develop therapies for the treatment of cancer.

The candidate will identify targets using human genetics, bioinformatics and scientific literature, combined with a strong understanding of immunology and oncology. The candidate will propose therapeutic approaches, develop candidate therapeutics and guide their evaluation in vitro and in vivo for efficacy and safety. The candidate will independently lead project teams and will collaborate with other research scientists across multiple Amgen sites and functional areas to identify targets and deliver candidate therapeutics. In addition, the candidate will be expected to publish and to present at national/international conferences.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of scientific experience


Master’s degree and 5 years of scientific experience


Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD or MD, with postdoctoral training and research experience in the fields of bioinformatics, immunology, oncology, and cancer immunotherapy

Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievements as demonstrated by high impact publications. Demonstrated experience in leading independent research and drug development

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