Scientist – Computational Protein Engineering and Design

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-14827
Amgen is seeking a scientist with expertise in computational protein engineering and design to join the Therapeutic Discovery Department at our campus in Thousand Oaks, CA. The candidate will be part of multidisciplinary team that seeks to advance our biologics drug discovery programs, spanning multiple modalities including therapeutic proteins, antibodies, and bispecific molecules. The work involves protein structure analysis and modeling, biophysical property prediction, protein-protein interaction analysis, as well as novel molecular design.
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree
Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience
Preferred Qualifications:
PhD. in computational biophysics or related fields
Strong track record of research accomplishment with three or more scientific publications or conference presentations in the area of computational protein modeling and design
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work flexibly in a cross-functional team environment
Experience in antibody modeling and engineering
Experience with one or more protein modeling software packages (MOE, Discovery Studio, Schrodinger, etc.).
Experience working on a biologics project in a biopharmaceutical setting.
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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