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South San Francisco, California - USD Full Time Posted: Friday, 14 February 2020
The Department of Oncology and Inflammation Research is seeking a highly motivated scientist to investigate mechanisms of immune regulation in cancer, with a focus on myeloid and stromal cell biology.

The candidate will work to discover and validate new therapeutic targets using cutting-edge technologies, such as single cell transcriptomics, 3-dimensional organoid cultures, and/or in vitro and in vivo gain/loss-of-function screens. This position will be an integral component of a dynamic research team collaborating across multiple Amgen sites and functional areas, including Therapeutic Discovery and Medical Sciences.

Position Responsibilities

Perform cutting-edge research combining immunology, oncology, and human genetics

Apply innovative technologies and approaches to identify and validate novel therapeutic targets

Publish experimental findings in top-tier journals and present findings at national and/or international scientific conferences

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

PhD or MD, with postdoctoral training and research experience in the fields of immunology, oncology, cancer immunotherapy, and/or molecular biology

Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the areas of immunology or oncology, as demonstrated by high impact publications

Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1. Multi-color flow cytometry, 2. single cell transcriptomics/genomics, 3. complex in vitro primary cell models, 4. cell signaling/biochemistry, 5. in vivo mouse models of disease

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to troubleshoot and solve problems

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. Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have Embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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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.

South San Francisco, California, United States of America
2/14/2020 8:38:59 AM

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