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Senior Associate - Cardiometabolic Disorders

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Job Code
    117317343
Amgen

Job ID: R-91801
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US 94083

The Cardiometabolic Disorders (CMD) therapeutic area in Amgen Research is seeking an enthusiastic and capable Senior Associate to join our drug discovery research team in the South San Francisco site. The Senior Associate will be expected to work in the lab under supervision and will develop and perform assays in support of the Amgen drug discovery pipeline. By using a wide range of cell biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology techniques, the senior associate will work in teams to validate novel drug targets for advancement to the drug discovery pipeline.

Position Responsibilities

Conduct routine plate-based cellular, biochemical and biophysical assays

Execute experimental plans with guidance, keep lab notes timely, and analyze data

Present data internally and communicate effectively with colleagues

Develop and perform in vitro assays with guidance to measure proteins, RNAs, metabolites, enzymatic activities and functionality of potential drug targets

Operate and maintain lab equipment

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree or Master's degree by June 2020

OR

Bachelor's degree and 2 years scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Hands-on experience with cell biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology techniques, especially mammalian cell culture technique

Hands-on experience with developing, validating and executing plate-based cell and biochemical assays

Hands-on experience with the plate reader and liquid handling system Previous drug discovery experience is preferred but not necessary

Previous experience working with rodents is preferred but not necessary

Computer literacy, e.g., GraphPad Prism, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Be pro-active, show a desire to learn new techniques, and adhere to timelines

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

Join Us

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.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-91801<br/><b>Location: </b>South San Francisco, CA, US 94083<br/><br/>The Cardiometabolic Disorders (CMD) therapeutic area in Amgen Research is seeking an enthusiastic and capable Senior Associate to join our drug discovery research team in the South San Francisco site. The Senior Associate will be expected to work in the lab under supervision and will develop and perform assays in support of the Amgen drug discovery pipeline. By using a wide range of cell biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology techniques, the senior associate will work in teams to validate novel drug targets for advancement to the drug discovery pipeline.<br><br><b>Position Responsibilities</b><br><br>Conduct routine plate-based cellular, biochemical and biophysical assays<br><br>Execute experimental plans with guidance, keep lab notes timely, and analyze data<br><br>Present data internally and communicate effectively with colleagues<br><br>Develop and perform in vitro assays with guidance to measure proteins, RNAs, metabolites, enzymatic activities and functionality of potential drug targets<br><br>Operate and maintain lab equipment<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications</b><br><br>Master's degree or Master's degree by June 2020<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 2 years scientific experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications</b><br><br>Hands-on experience with cell biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology techniques, especially mammalian cell culture technique<br><br>Hands-on experience with developing, validating and executing plate-based cell and biochemical assays<br><br>Hands-on experience with the plate reader and liquid handling system Previous drug discovery experience is preferred but not necessary<br><br>Previous experience working with rodents is preferred but not necessary<br><br>Computer literacy, e.g., GraphPad Prism, Excel, PowerPoint and Word<br><br>Be pro-active, show a desire to learn new techniques, and adhere to timelines<br><br>Excellent verbal and written communication skills<br><br>Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. <br> <br> Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/eo2zRYTNQ6VXFjxYhdXDl"> <p>PI117317343</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-22 Expires: 2020-02-22

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