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Sr Associate - Cytometry Services

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Job Code
    116807957
Amgen

Job ID: R-90423
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US 94083

The Cytometry Sciences group at Amgen South San Francisco (ASF) is responsible for the maintenance and operation of a variety of flow cytometry analyzers and cell sorters that are routinely accessed by many scientists for the purpose of interrogating cell biology. This role represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated and outgoing person who is energized by interacting with others in a dynamic and fast-paced setting, sharing the common goal to develop therapeutics designed to address unmet medical needs.

We are seeking a motivated, goal-oriented Senior Associate to work in a team environment that supports single-cell sorting and analysis as applied to research and clinical arenas that utilize human blood specimens or other relevant tissues. This role is laboratory-centered in a dynamic core facility. The applicant will work under direct supervision and will integrate into activities with many scientists in the core laboratory resource. As part of a team, the Senior Associate will be accountable for high quality efforts and will enforce safe working practices throughout. A major emphasis of this position is the ability of the Senior Associate to embrace a role of continuous self-improvement and self-motivation in a team-oriented environment to increase his/her practical scientific abilities.

Position Responsibilities

Work under supervision to calibrate and operate multiparameter flow cytometers, including cell sorters
Identify and/or perform basic troubleshooting and remediation on laboratory equipment
Work effectively with regulated (GxP) science and scientific software systems (e.g., LIMS systems, electronic laboratory notebooks)
Work effectively in a biosafety level 2 plus laboratory environment

Basic Qualifications

Master's Degree

OR

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Education in the life sciences; Prior experience working in a biopharmaceutical company

A working knowledge of good documentation practices and scientific conduct as defined by standard operating procedures

A working knowledge of Becton Dickinson flow cytometers and software

A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That's why, as a member of our cross functional, cross discipline team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Focused on the industry's most compelling scientific discoveries and housed within industry leading facilities within the heart of the world's leading biotechnology hub, our colleagues are growing our pipeline through groundbreaking innovations. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life interrupting illnesses.

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.

PI116807957

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-90423<br/><b>Location: </b>South San Francisco, CA, US 94083<br/><br/>The Cytometry Sciences group at Amgen South San Francisco (ASF) is responsible for the maintenance and operation of a variety of flow cytometry analyzers and cell sorters that are routinely accessed by many scientists for the purpose of interrogating cell biology. This role represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated and outgoing person who is energized by interacting with others in a dynamic and fast-paced setting, sharing the common goal to develop therapeutics designed to address unmet medical needs.<br><br>We are seeking a motivated, goal-oriented Senior Associate to work in a team environment that supports single-cell sorting and analysis as applied to research and clinical arenas that utilize human blood specimens or other relevant tissues. This role is laboratory-centered in a dynamic core facility. The applicant will work under direct supervision and will integrate into activities with many scientists in the core laboratory resource. As part of a team, the Senior Associate will be accountable for high quality efforts and will enforce safe working practices throughout. A major emphasis of this position is the ability of the Senior Associate to embrace a role of continuous self-improvement and self-motivation in a team-oriented environment to increase his/her practical scientific abilities.<br><br><b>Position Responsibilities</b><br><br>Work under supervision to calibrate and operate multiparameter flow cytometers, including cell sorters<br>Identify and/or perform basic troubleshooting and remediation on laboratory equipment<br>Work effectively with regulated (GxP) science and scientific software systems (e.g., LIMS systems, electronic laboratory notebooks)<br>Work effectively in a biosafety level 2 plus laboratory environment<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications</b><br><br>Master's Degree<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 2 years of scientific experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications</b><br><br>Education in the life sciences; Prior experience working in a biopharmaceutical company<br><br>A working knowledge of good documentation practices and scientific conduct as defined by standard operating procedures<br><br>A working knowledge of Becton Dickinson flow cytometers and software<br><br>A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That's why, as a member of our cross functional, cross discipline team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Focused on the industry's most compelling scientific discoveries and housed within industry leading facilities within the heart of the world's leading biotechnology hub, our colleagues are growing our pipeline through groundbreaking innovations. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life interrupting illnesses.<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/OaAzoOC1xaEAHDqdupBkx"> <p>PI116807957</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-03 Expires: 2020-02-03

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