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Sr Associate Scientist - Clinical Cytometry Liaison

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Job Code
    115407439
Amgen

Job ID: R-87440
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US 94083

Amgen is a leading global biotechnology company, with a mission to serve patients around the world. As a science-based, patient-focused organization, we discover and develop innovative therapies to treat serious illnesses. Our medicines have made a dramatic difference in the lives of millions. To underpin our commitment to serve patients, Amgen is developing our Translational Science focus with modern molecular and cellular science and pathology laboratories, designed to discover and develop valuable biomarkers in support of our clinical programs.

The Department of Clinical Biomarkers & Diagnostics at Amgen in South San Francisco (ASF) is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to support the clinical application of our flow cytometry efforts.

The candidate will be an integral member of a dynamic group of science and platform experts. The candidate will collaborate across Amgen's scientific community, interfacing with multiple therapeutic areas across all stages of the commercialization pipeline. The Senior Associate Scientist will bring an in-depth technical knowledge of flow cytometry, in order to drive the development, validation, and implementation of flow cytometry assays to support various clinical programs. Specific responsibilities associated with the job include independent critical thinking, choosing the appropriate platform, reviewing assay development and validation activities, analyzing and interpreting data, presenting results to the stakeholders and working effectively with internal and external partners.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate Degree or Doctorate degree completed by February 2020

OR

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree with 3 years of experience in biomarker assay development and qualification

Previous experience working in a matrixed environment to execute flow cytometry assay development and validation to support clinical trials

Project management skills to meet critical timelines associated with various activities necessary to support biomarker assessment of clinical samples using flow cytometry

Deeper understanding of processes involved in clinical sample management

A strong background in multiparametric flow cytometry assays including immunophenotyping and immune based functional assays

Well versed in complex flow cytometry data analysis using FlowJo, FCS Express, SPADE, viSNE and CITRUS

Demonstrated track record of critical independent thinking and troubleshooting ability

Ability to multi-task and manage multiple studies, strong verbal and written communication skills with a high degree of motivation, creativity and collaborative qualities

Must be able to work and coordinate with internal stakeholders as well as external partners such as CROs and vendors to support outsourced activities

Familiarity with processes and factors needed to evaluate, qualify and manage CROs

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.

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

PI115407439

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-87440<br/><b>Location: </b>South San Francisco, CA, US 94083<br/><br/>Amgen is a leading global biotechnology company, with a mission to serve patients around the world. As a science-based, patient-focused organization, we discover and develop innovative therapies to treat serious illnesses. Our medicines have made a dramatic difference in the lives of millions. To underpin our commitment to serve patients, Amgen is developing our Translational Science focus with modern molecular and cellular science and pathology laboratories, designed to discover and develop valuable biomarkers in support of our clinical programs.<br><br>The Department of Clinical Biomarkers & Diagnostics at Amgen in South San Francisco (ASF) is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to support the clinical application of our flow cytometry efforts.<br><br>The candidate will be an integral member of a dynamic group of science and platform experts. The candidate will collaborate across Amgen's scientific community, interfacing with multiple therapeutic areas across all stages of the commercialization pipeline. The Senior Associate Scientist will bring an in-depth technical knowledge of flow cytometry, in order to drive the development, validation, and implementation of flow cytometry assays to support various clinical programs. Specific responsibilities associated with the job include independent critical thinking, choosing the appropriate platform, reviewing assay development and validation activities, analyzing and interpreting data, presenting results to the stakeholders and working effectively with internal and external partners.<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications </b><br><br>Doctorate Degree or Doctorate degree completed by February 2020<br><br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications </b><br><br>Master's degree with 3 years of experience in biomarker assay development and qualification<br><br>Previous experience working in a matrixed environment to execute flow cytometry assay development and validation to support clinical trials<br><br>Project management skills to meet critical timelines associated with various activities necessary to support biomarker assessment of clinical samples using flow cytometry<br><br>Deeper understanding of processes involved in clinical sample management<br><br>A strong background in multiparametric flow cytometry assays including immunophenotyping and immune based functional assays<br><br>Well versed in complex flow cytometry data analysis using FlowJo, FCS Express, SPADE, viSNE and CITRUS<br><br>Demonstrated track record of critical independent thinking and troubleshooting ability<br><br>Ability to multi-task and manage multiple studies, strong verbal and written communication skills with a high degree of motivation, creativity and collaborative qualities<br><br>Must be able to work and coordinate with internal stakeholders as well as external partners such as CROs and vendors to support outsourced activities<br><br>Familiarity with processes and factors needed to evaluate, qualify and manage CROs <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> 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/ADJNNGSOjQ2pTEmjho6np"> <p>PI115407439</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-12 Expires: 2019-12-13

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