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Scientist - Discovery Attribute Sciences

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Job Code
    118538167
Amgen

Job ID: R-94656
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US 94083

Amgen is a leading global biotechnology company, with a mission to serve patients around the world. As a science-based, patient-focused organization, we discover and develop innovative therapies to treat serious illnesses. Our medicines have made a dramatic difference in the lives of millions. Would you like to work with a highly motivated team of science professionals to positively impact patients' lives? To underpin our commitment to serve patients, Amgen is hiring in the department of Discovery Attribute Science at our Research and Development facility in South San Francisco, CA.

This Scientist 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) SM SPR assay development and SM hit characterization and ranking. They will devise and implement creative scientific research through conducting laboratory experiments, planning detailed procedures for defined projects including timelines, achievements, methodological approaches, expected results and necessary resources; reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting scientific data and results; providing 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.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree OR Doctorate degree completed by May 2020

OR

Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Biochemistry or similar degree with either a focus on kinetics and/or binding affinity or attendance to one of David Myszka's label free workshops.
  • Knowledge and experience in kinetics for small molecule binding assays together with experience using instruments such as those from Biacore (SPR) and/or ForteBio (SPR & BLI).
  • Proven 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)


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.

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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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-94656<br/><b>Location: </b>South San Francisco, CA, US 94083<br/><br/>Amgen is a leading global biotechnology company, with a mission to serve patients around the world. As a science-based, patient-focused organization, we discover and develop innovative therapies to treat serious illnesses. Our medicines have made a dramatic difference in the lives of millions. Would you like to work with a highly motivated team of science professionals to positively impact patients' lives? To underpin our commitment to serve patients, Amgen is hiring in the department of Discovery Attribute Science at our Research and Development facility in South San Francisco, CA.<br><br>This Scientist 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) SM SPR assay development and SM hit characterization and ranking. They will devise and implement creative scientific research through conducting laboratory experiments, planning detailed procedures for defined projects including timelines, achievements, methodological approaches, expected results and necessary resources; reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting scientific data and results; providing 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.<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications</b><br><br>Doctorate degree OR Doctorate degree completed by May 2020<br><br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications</b><br><br><ul><li>Biochemistry or similar degree with either a focus on kinetics and/or binding affinity or attendance to one of David Myszka's label free workshops.</li><li>Knowledge and experience in kinetics for small molecule binding assays together with experience using instruments such as those from Biacore (SPR) and/or ForteBio (SPR & BLI).</li><li>Proven track record of academic accomplishments (i.e., peer-reviewed publications and/or patents)</li><li>Demonstration of good lab practices with particular attention to safety</li><li>Clear understanding of binding experiments as well as a general knowledge of related methods and data fitting computer applications.</li><li>Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)</li></ul><br><br>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.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/5D6km8TjVAWDu8O6CpWBQ"> <p>PI118538167</p>
Posted: 2020-02-29 Expires: 2020-03-31

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