1+ months

Senior Associate Scientist Biological Relevance and Characterization

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    131726516
Amgen

Job ID: R-114193
Location: Thousand Oaks, 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.

Senior Associate Scientist Biological Relevance and Characterization

Live

What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for developing, qualifying and transferring state-of-the-art and fit-for-purpose quantitative potency and characterization assays and supporting regulatory submissions.
  • Developing and implementing groundbreaking and fit-for-purposes analytical methods for: release testing, stability testing, product characterization/optimization, reference standard characterization, investigations, and regulatory submissions
  • Preparing technical reports for investigations, product and impurity characterization, and regulatory submissions
  • Generating, analyzing, and critical evaluation of analytical data to support: product development investigations, and regulatory submissions
  • May participate or contribute to critical analytical development teams (e.g., Product and process development teams, Product quality teams) by providing analytical updates, analytical documentation and data interpretation
  • Participates in developing detailed analytical procedures for product lot release stability testing and/or product characterization. Duties may include establishing timelines, breakthroughs, methodological approaches, encouraged results, and necessary resources
  • Keeps current in analytical development field including literature and technology development for groundbreaking and regulatory driven activities


Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The lab-based scientist we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree and 3 years of Scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in cell culture and bioassays for the quantitative determination of biological activity of proteins
  • Expertise in cell-based bioassay development (method development, qualification, technical transfer)
  • Experience with signal transduction, gene expression, receptor binding and fluorescent probe technologies
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques to manipulate plasmid constructs for generation of transfected stable cell lines is desired
  • Experience with liquid handling automation preferred
  • You will bring Innovation - a positive approach to challenges and champion new insights and initiatives
  • Client orientation- establishes effective and responsive relationships with all clients; translates client requirements into work design; ensures value is delivered
  • Communication - establishes and maintains effective communication mechanisms; works well in teams
  • Interpersonal skills - communicates effectively with others, using appropriate diplomacy and sensitivity; makes others feel respected, valued and understood; works well in team


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


Apply now

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.



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Posted: 2021-03-10 Expires: 2021-04-10

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