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Sr Associate Scientist - Immuno-Oncology Research

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Job Code
    115544692
Amgen

Job ID: R-87837
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US 94083

The Inflammation and Oncology Therapeutic Area at Amgen Research in South San Francisco (ASF) is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research in the discovery, validation, and development of novel therapies in the fields of cancer immunotherapy, T cell modulation in the tumor microenvironment, and inflammation.

In this role you will be an integral member of the research team, collaborate with research scientists and work closely with teams in other functional areas including Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences, and Computational Biology.

Responsibilities

Make impactful scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals and milestones of the Inflammation and Oncology Therapeutic Area, present results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication

Independently design experimental strategy, plan and perform laboratory experiments, analyze and interpret data, and communicate results in team meetings

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

PhD with expertise in immunology

Experience in cancer immunology or inflammation research with a strong interest in T cell biology

Expertise in one or more of the following areas:

1. Molecular biology: cloning, CRISPR/gene editing, retroviral/lentiviral engineering of primary human and mouse lymphocytes

2. Establishing functional assays using primary immune cells: multi-color flow cytometry, qRT-PCR, MSD, nano-string, cytotoxic assays, high-content screening, 3D cultures

3. Phenotypic analyses of tumor microenvironment from primary human or mouse tumor samples by methods such as multiplexed imaging, flow cytometry, NGS

4. Bioinformatics analysis of large gene expression datasets

5. Knowledge and experience in working with in vivo models of cancer and/or T cell immunity

Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development program. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, collaborative with ability to solve problems.

Am gen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives.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-87837<br/><b>Location: </b>South San Francisco, CA, US 94083<br/><br/>The Inflammation and Oncology Therapeutic Area at Amgen Research in South San Francisco (ASF) is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research in the discovery, validation, and development of novel therapies in the fields of cancer immunotherapy, T cell modulation in the tumor microenvironment, and inflammation.<br><br>In this role you will be an integral member of the research team, collaborate with research scientists and work closely with teams in other functional areas including Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences, and Computational Biology.<br><br><b>Responsibilities</b><br><br>Make impactful scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals and milestones of the Inflammation and Oncology Therapeutic Area, present results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication<br><br>Independently design experimental strategy, plan and perform laboratory experiments, analyze and interpret data, and communicate results in team meetings<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>PhD with expertise in immunology<br><br>Experience in cancer immunology or inflammation research with a strong interest in T cell biology<br><br>Expertise in one or more of the following areas:<br><br>1. Molecular biology: cloning, CRISPR/gene editing, retroviral/lentiviral engineering of primary human and mouse lymphocytes<br><br>2. Establishing functional assays using primary immune cells: multi-color flow cytometry, qRT-PCR, MSD, nano-string, cytotoxic assays, high-content screening, 3D cultures<br><br>3. Phenotypic analyses of tumor microenvironment from primary human or mouse tumor samples by methods such as multiplexed imaging, flow cytometry, NGS<br><br>4. Bioinformatics analysis of large gene expression datasets<br><br>5. Knowledge and experience in working with in vivo models of cancer and/or T cell immunity<br><br>Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development program. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, collaborative with ability to solve problems.<br><br>Am gen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives.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/1wrE8ZIG4rOXfAprUM52z"> <p>PI115544692</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-16 Expires: 2019-12-17

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