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Sr Associate Scientist - Cytometry Services

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Job Code
    116016830
Amgen

Job ID: R-88849
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US 94083

Amgen's Cytometry Sciences group at Amgen's South San Francisco facilities (ASF) is located in the epicenter of the biopharmaceutical research hub. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and outgoing cytometrist who is energized by interacting with others in a fast-paced setting and sharing the common goal to develop therapeutics designed to address unmet medical needs.

We are seeking a motivated Senior Associate Scientist with experience in the life sciences as applied to the field of cytometry. This role is laboratory-centered in a dynamic core facility which utilizes flow cytometry, cell sorting and imaging platforms to answer important biological questions in the drug discovery process. A primary focus of this role will be to maintain and operate a variety of flow cytometry analyzers, cell sorters and/or imaging platforms that are accessed by scientists for interrogating cell biology. Will also be involved in customized projects in support of multiple therapeutic area projects across Amgen as projects warrant. The Senior Associate Scientist must be detail oriented, be able to work with moderate supervision and exhibit safe working practices. It is essential that the Senior Associate Scientist thrive in a team-oriented environment and have the desire to embrace continuous self-improvement and motivation with the goal of increasing practical scientific abilities.

Position Responsibilities

Calibrating, troubleshooting and operating multiparameter flow cytometers including cell sorters

Identifying instrument problems and performing basic troubleshooting and remediation

Working in a biosafety level 2 plus laboratory environment which includes hands-on specimen processing and immunostaining of biological samples from human and animal sources

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant industry experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a biopharmaceutical setting

Coursework in Immunology or Cell Biology

A working knowledge of good documentation practices and scientific conduct as defined by standard operating procedures

Hands-on knowledge of Becton Dickinson flow cytometers and related software

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.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-88849<br/><b>Location: </b>South San Francisco, CA, US 94083<br/><br/>Amgen's Cytometry Sciences group at Amgen's South San Francisco facilities (ASF) is located in the epicenter of the biopharmaceutical research hub. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and outgoing cytometrist who is energized by interacting with others in a fast-paced setting and sharing the common goal to develop therapeutics designed to address unmet medical needs.<br><br>We are seeking a motivated Senior Associate Scientist with experience in the life sciences as applied to the field of cytometry. This role is laboratory-centered in a dynamic core facility which utilizes flow cytometry, cell sorting and imaging platforms to answer important biological questions in the drug discovery process. A primary focus of this role will be to maintain and operate a variety of flow cytometry analyzers, cell sorters and/or imaging platforms that are accessed by scientists for interrogating cell biology. Will also be involved in customized projects in support of multiple therapeutic area projects across Amgen as projects warrant. The Senior Associate Scientist must be detail oriented, be able to work with moderate supervision and exhibit safe working practices. It is essential that the Senior Associate Scientist thrive in a team-oriented environment and have the desire to embrace continuous self-improvement and motivation with the goal of increasing practical scientific abilities.<br><br><b>Position Responsibilities</b><br><br>Calibrating, troubleshooting and operating multiparameter flow cytometers including cell sorters<br><br>Identifying instrument problems and performing basic troubleshooting and remediation<br><br>Working in a biosafety level 2 plus laboratory environment which includes hands-on specimen processing and immunostaining of biological samples from human and animal sources<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications</b><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>Relevant industry experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a biopharmaceutical setting<br><br>Coursework in Immunology or Cell Biology<br><br>A working knowledge of good documentation practices and scientific conduct as defined by standard operating procedures<br><br>Hands-on knowledge of Becton Dickinson flow cytometers and related software<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/7eRNazsYbQqoFZ1NF7Y5y"> <p>PI116016830</p>

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Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-03

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