Postdoctoral Fellow – Inflammation

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-18100
The Amgen Postdoctoral program is committed to providing future scientists with an enriching environment to inspire innovation that will contribute to the development of human therapeutics.
Dr. Jim Johnston in the Inflammation and Oncology department at Amgen, Inc. is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow.
The selected candidate will be involved in studying the factors that regulate the balance between tolerance and disease in autoimmune diseases and cancer. This work will entail extensive use of animal models and in vitro immunological and molecular techniques.
The duration of the fellowship is 3 years.
Basic Qualifications
PhD at the time of appointment
Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with experience in immunology, immune-oncology, microbiome profiling, or related disciplines, are strongly encouraged to apply.
PhD in Immunology or related field
In vivo experience in autoimmune diseases
In vitro immunological and molecular techniques
Microbiome profiling
Multi-color flow cytometry
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen 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. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
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.

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