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Amgen Sr Associate Scientist - Discovery Attribute Sciences in Thousand Oaks, California

The successful candidate will supoprt drug discovery teams through the development and use of chromatographic and/or spectroscopic methods for the analysis and purification of small and hybrid molecules (peptides, siRNA, oligonucleotides) to support drug discovery activities.

Utilization of a diverse set of instruments and technologies, such as (but not limited to) HPLC, SFC-MS, HPLC-MS, mass-directed purification and preparative SFC are necessary.

The successful candidate is also expected to assist in research efforts directed at improving process efficiencies, expanding the range of assays and applications and improving technologies and infrastructure.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific expereince

Preferred Qualifications:

A Bachelors or Masters degree in organic chemistry, analytical chemistry

6+ years of relevant experience with chromatographic analysis and/or purification of small molecules in a pharmaceutical R&D environment.

Exposure to LC/MS, mass directed purification, analytical/preparative SFC

Knowledge of other analytical techniques (NMR, MS)

excellent written and verbal communication skills

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