Senior Associate Scientist-Inflammation and Oncology

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-31872
The Department of Inflammation and Oncology at Amgen in South San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research studies aimed at elucidating mechanisms of immune regulation and tolerance in order to develop novel immunomodulatory therapies for the treatment of both autoimmunity and cancer.
The Senior Associate Scientist will be an integral member of a dynamic research team, collaborating with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and working closely with groups in other functional areas including Inflammation, Therapeutic Discovery, and Medical Sciences.
Make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department.
Present results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication.
Planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results.
Basic Qualifications:
Master's degree & 3 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree & 5 years of scientific experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Post-graduate training in immuno-oncology, immunology, or mucosal immunology.
Expertise in one or more of the following areas: molecular biology, biochemistry and signaling transduction, in vivo mouse models of cancer and/or inflammation, cellular immunology techniques, bioinformatics analysis of large gene expression datasets.
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, and collaborative.
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.

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