Sr Scientist – Immuno-Oncology
September 05, 2015
The Department of Oncology and Inflammation Research is seeking a Sr 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 the candidate 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.
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 2 years of scientific experience
Master's degree and 5 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree and 7 years of scientific experience
Preferred Qualifications:
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
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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