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Senior Associate - Oncology Research

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    117523715
Amgen

Job ID: R-92259
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen's Oncology Research organization is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate to join our research team at Amgen's Thousand Oaks CA site (ATO) and contribute to the discovery and advancement of novel therapeutics for Oncology and Cancer Immunotherapy programs. Primary responsibilities for this position will be to perform in vivo experiments - including, but not limited to, dosing compounds by various administration routes, xenograft and PKPD (pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics) studies, surgery procedures, and sample collection. Additional responsibilities will include involvement in the design of experimental protocols and procedures, coordinating studies across functions, interpreting and analyzing data, and reporting results to multidisciplinary teams. The individual will also be responsible for review and compliance with all applicable SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures), business practices and company policies. Many opportunities will exist to participate in group and project meetings, as well as attend seminars.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree

OR

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of scientific experience

OR

Associate's degree and 6 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in biological discipline and 2+ years of laboratory experience, or Associate's degree and 6+ years experience of laboratory experience

Highly proficient in of all aspects of rodent handling including dosing (IV, SC, IP, and PO), tissue collection tumor cell injection and measuring, and surgical technique

Experience with mouse colony management through external vendors

Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects at a time and interact with diverse teams (PKDM, medicinal chemistry, toxicology)

Capacity to aid in the design of scientific experiments and effectively document scientific results

High degree of motivation, independence, creativity, and problem solving ability

Excellent organization skills, along with the ability to work in a flexible team-oriented environment

Attention to detail, translating into high quality results

Demonstrated ability to work and learn in a team/matrix environment

A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That's why, as a member of our cross functional, cross discipline team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Focused on the industry's most compelling scientific discoveries and housed within industry leading facilities within the heart of the world's leading biotechnology hub, our colleagues are growing our pipeline through groundbreaking innovations. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life interrupting illnesses.

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.

PI117523715

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-92259<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>Amgen's Oncology Research organization is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate to join our research team at Amgen's Thousand Oaks CA site (ATO) and contribute to the discovery and advancement of novel therapeutics for Oncology and Cancer Immunotherapy programs. Primary responsibilities for this position will be to perform in vivo experiments - including, but not limited to, dosing compounds by various administration routes, xenograft and PKPD (pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics) studies, surgery procedures, and sample collection. Additional responsibilities will include involvement in the design of experimental protocols and procedures, coordinating studies across functions, interpreting and analyzing data, and reporting results to multidisciplinary teams. The individual will also be responsible for review and compliance with all applicable SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures), business practices and company policies. Many opportunities will exist to participate in group and project meetings, as well as attend seminars.<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications</b><br><br>Master's degree<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 2 years of scientific experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Associate's degree and 6 years of scientific experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications</b><br><br>Bachelor's Degree in biological discipline and 2+ years of laboratory experience, or Associate's degree and 6+ years experience of laboratory experience<br><br>Highly proficient in of all aspects of rodent handling including dosing (IV, SC, IP, and PO), tissue collection tumor cell injection and measuring, and surgical technique<br><br>Experience with mouse colony management through external vendors<br><br>Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects at a time and interact with diverse teams (PKDM, medicinal chemistry, toxicology)<br><br>Capacity to aid in the design of scientific experiments and effectively document scientific results<br><br>High degree of motivation, independence, creativity, and problem solving ability<br><br>Excellent organization skills, along with the ability to work in a flexible team-oriented environment<br><br>Attention to detail, translating into high quality results<br><br>Demonstrated ability to work and learn in a team/matrix environment<br><br>A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That's why, as a member of our cross functional, cross discipline team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Focused on the industry's most compelling scientific discoveries and housed within industry leading facilities within the heart of the world's leading biotechnology hub, our colleagues are growing our pipeline through groundbreaking innovations. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life interrupting illnesses.<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/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ygQRnrF6YEW4SkAdFGNVO"> <p>PI117523715</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-28 Expires: 2020-02-28

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