HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to
reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to
acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared
mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our
becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies,
reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the
professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.
Sr. Associate Scientist, Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Discovery
What you will do
Let's do this. Let's change the world. The Biomarker Discovery
team is searching for a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist
to perform research in immuno-oncology. In this vital role, you
will contribute to the group's mission to gain a deep understanding
of disease biology and heterogeneity, generate patient
stratification hypothesis, and identify candidate pharmacodynamic
and drug response biomarkers for portfolio projects. You will work
in a highly-matrixed environment and collaborate with other
functional areas including Discovery Research, Clinical Biomarker &
Diagnostics, and Computational Biology.
- Make impactful scientific laboratory-based contributions to the
research goals and breakthroughs of the Biomarker Discovery
- Independently plan and perform laboratory experiments, analyze
and interpret data, communicate results in team meetings, and
participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to
serve patients. The qualified professional we seek is a scientist
with these qualifications.
Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience
- Doctorate with research experience in immunology, cancer
biology or related field.
- Post-graduate training in immuno-oncology with a focus on
myeloid biology would be a plus.
- Expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1.) Phenotypic
and molecular analyses of primary tumor samples by imaging,
multi-parameter flow cytometry, gene expression analysis, and
next-generation sequencing; 2.) 2D and 3D cell culture, including
establishment and maintenance of organoids; 3.) Molecular biology
techniques including cloning, CRISPR technology,
retroviral/lentiviral gene transfer; 4.) ands-on experience with in
vivo animal models of cancer or inflammation; 5.) Knowledge of
bioinformatics and integrated analysis of multi-omic data.
- 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.
Some of the vast rewards of working here
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we
work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth
- Full support and career-development resources to expand your
skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along
your career journey
- A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates
are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
- Generous Total Rewards Plan-comprising health, finance and
wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits-with compensation
and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
for a career that defies imagination
Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.
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without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran
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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.
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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
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