Scientist — Autoimmunity and Tumor Immunotherapy
Location: South San Francisco, California
Posted: January 12, 2017
Reference ID: R-27571
The Department of Oncology and Inflammation Research is seeking a Scientist to investigate mechanisms of immune mediated pathogenesis in cancer, autoimmune, and inflammatory diseases, and to discover and develop innovative therapies to treat these diseases. The candidate will independently lead a laboratory group as well as project teams, and will collaborate with other research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, including teams in other functional areas such as Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences, and Computational Biology. The candidate will perform cutting-edge research that integrates human genetics, immunology and oncology, and will develop novel therapies by using various innovative technologies and approaches. In addition, the candidate will be expected to publish and to present at national/international conferences.
Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience
PhD or MD, with postdoctoral training and research experience in the fields of immunology, oncology, cancer immunotherapy, microbiology, molecular biology or human genetics.
Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the area of immunology or oncology.
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential 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.
Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.