Scientist – Oncology
Location:
South San Francisco , California
Posted:
February 07, 2017
Reference:
R-24894
The Department of Oncology and Inflammation Research is seeking a Scientist to join the In Vivo Pharmacology group. This individual will be responsible for exploring and understanding the pharmacology of drug targets and surrogate therapeutics within cancer, autoimmune, and inflammatory diseases. The candidate will lead a laboratory group and contribute to multiple 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 utilize in vivo pharmacology and animal models to validate and accelerate molecules through the research pipeline. In addition, the candidate will be expected to publish, and will present at national/international conferences.
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree
OR
Master's degree & 4 years of scientific experience
OR
Bachelor's degree & 6 years of scientific experience
Preferred Qualifications:
- PhD or MD, with postdoctoral research experience in the fields of immunology, oncology, cancer immunotherapy, microbiology or human genetics
- Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the area of immunology or oncology.
- Demonstrated experience in pharmacology and in vivo models of inflammation or cancer.
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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