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Scientist Discovery Attribute Sciences

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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    130365807
Amgen

Job ID: R-112482
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Scientist - Discovery Attribute Sciences

Live

What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will be a member of a team providing support for the early stage pipeline of Induced Proximity Platform projects (PROTACs) including characterizing protein - small molecule (SM) interactions using SPR.

Primary responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Small molecule SPR assay development and small molecule hit characterization and ranking.
  • Knowledge and experience in kinetics for small molecule binding assays together with experience using SPR instruments such as those from Cytiva/Biacore.
  • Devise and implement creative scientific research through conducting laboratory experiments, planning detailed procedures for defined projects including timelines, breakthroughs, methodological approaches, encouraged results and vital resources, reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting scientific data and results.
  • Provide regular updates, documentation, and/or communication on project results; collaborating with other scientists and keeping current with field of expertise, including literature and technology development.
  • Additional responsibilities may include advising supervisors and colleagues in areas of expertise; participating in national and international scientific meetings; providing scientific results that support the generation of publications, patents, or regulatory submissions and mentoring research associates and laboratory assistants.


Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Technical professional we seek is a results-oriented Scientist with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree OR Doctorate degree completed by Feb 2021
  • Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Focus on kinetics and/or binding affinity and/or attendance to one of David Myszka's label free workshops.
  • Consistent track record of academic accomplishments (i.e., peer-reviewed publications and/or patents)
  • Demonstration of good lab practices, with particular attention to safety
  • Clear understanding of binding experiments as well as a general knowledge of related methods and data fitting computer applications.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)


Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan-comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor


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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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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Posted: 2021-02-14 Expires: 2021-03-18

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