Amgen
Apr 23, 2018
Title: Medical Advisor or Sr. Medical Advisor, Oncology Location: Mississauga Reports to: Medical Director, Oncology Internal candidates must discuss intent to apply with their current manager. Job Summary: To assist Medical Director in the development and implementation of the TA Medical Strategy and Medical activities for assigned product(s) in accordance to internal and external regulations To provide state-of-the-art medical insight into specific molecules to Local and Global teams and serve as the focal point of contact Management of internal and external relationships within area of responsibility Product(s) lifecycle management Under guidance of Medical Director, develops study protocol concepts and data analysis plans for Local Amgen Sponsored Trials (ASTs); works with Development Clinical Study Manager and Statistician to finalize protocols Visits selected KOL's and study groups for strategic discussions and protocol development in areas assigned by Medical Director Works with Development Clinical Study Manager to ensure preparation, implementation and completion of Local AST's Reviews Local Investigator Sponsored Study (ISS) proposals prior to approval and works with Clinical Study Manager to get proposals through company review processes Partners with the Senior Marketing Director/Product Manager(s) in the development and execution of the Local product(s) lifecycle management plan Supports Development Operations for global/local studies in assessing feasibility and site selection, as well as activities necessary to ensure recruitment targets are met Supports Local regulatory and ethics approvals for development protocols Participates in the development of Global/Regional medical strategies and tactics in close collaboration with the Medical Director and Regional Medical Leads in area of responsibility Oversees in-sourced/outsourced Medical programs and logistics Review of medical content during the Copy Review of both Medical and Commercial dockets when requested Ensuring consistency of Medical content and scientific messages across various tools and materials Responsible for the Local Advisory Board Meeting, Investigator Meeting and Expert Panel strategy within area of responsibility Participates in/conducts Local Advisory Board Meetings, Investigator Meetings and/or Expert Panels Provides Medical expertise for Health Economic and reimbursement requests Member of Brand and Medical Affairs Teams as appropriate **Basic Qualifications** MD degree Specialty training in Oncology or relevant experience Medical education or deep scientific expertise in relevant therapeutic area **Preferred Qualifications** Experience 3+ years in pharmaceutical industry, or proven industry collaboration in academia Experience in affiliate Medical Department or Clinical Development Experience with clinical study management and conduct Knowledge Medical and scientific expertise / Therapeutic area knowledge Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process with advanced understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Regulatory, and Medical Continuously expanding medical and scientific knowledge Working/expanding knowledge of the marketing and sales process, particularly marketing communications Strong clinical research knowledge (study design, study evaluation, expert panel conduct, symposium and workshop management, OL considerations, HE understanding) Ability to work in a cross-functional team (e.g., Commercial, Clinical Development, HE, Regulatory, Safety, Global/Local, etc.) Demonstrated leadership skills Role model for others in line with Amgen Values Strong customer orientation; science-based Network of customer contacts in therapeutic area Strong communication and presentation skills Finance and budgeting experience Fluency in English, both oral and written communications. Fluency in French would be an asset Proficient in Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word software programs Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact staffing@amgen.com to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview **_._**
Amgen Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN
Apr 23, 2018
Title: Regional / Sr. Regional Medical Liaison (Montreal and Atlantic) Reports to: Sr. Manager, Regional Medical Liaison Grade Level: 5 / 6 Location: Canada Field Req#: R-47532 **_JOB SUMMARY_** We currently have an opening for a Regional or Senior Regional Medical Liaison (RML). This is a field based position and the RML will need to reside in the Greater Montreal Area. **Responsibilities:** Engage in scientific exchange with healthcare professionals to communicate and advance the scientific communication platform, as aligned with product goals Identify, develop, and maintain collaborative relationships with current and future thought leaders, speakers and investigators Communicate complex, cutting edge, scientific information and research concepts to healthcare professionals Identify / recommend sites for Amgen clinical trials in conjunction with and when required by Development Operations Deliver site or regional investigator meetings in support of study rationale, trial enrollment and/or subject retention Manage the field activities related to the submission and execution of Investigator Supported Studies (ISS) in line with Amgen's existing policies Support reimbursement efforts by presenting clarity around clinical and scientific information supporting therapeutic decisions in patient care ~40% travel **Basic Qualifications** MD, PharmD or PhD RML experience OR 3+ years of relevant biopharmaceutical industry experience **Preferred Qualifications** Exceptional communication and time management skills Experience working within a cross-functional matrix team environment Strategic, analytical thinking and problem solving Solid understanding of clinical trial design and statistical analyses Experience using customer relationship management software Solid organization and project management experience Good understanding of the drug commercialization process Bilingual (English/French) Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact staffing@amgen.com to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview **_._**
Amgen Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN
Apr 23, 2018
Title: Senior Counsel Reports to: Intercontinental Legal Group, Zug, Switzerland Location: Mississauga Req#: R-55217 **_JOB SUMMARY_** We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Counsel position at Amgen Canada Inc. Company History: Originally founded in 1980 as AMGen (Applied Molecular Genetics), Amgen pioneered the development of novel and innovative products based on advances in recombinant DNA and molecular biology. Amgen Canada was founded in 1991. In 1992, Amgen Canada would launch one of the first biologically derived human therapeutics, NEUPOGEN® (Filgrastim), which became one of the biotechnology industry's first blockbusters while improving the lives of thousands of Canadians. Since 1991, Amgen Canada has created nearly 400 new jobs and made numerous innovative medicines available to Canadian health care providers and patients. Amgen Canada conducts significant numbers of clinical trials in conjunction with leading academic research institutions, hospitals and clinics throughout Canada. Job Description: The Senior Counsel will be responsible for managing all of the day-to-day legal matters, strategies and tactics associated with Amgen's operations in Canada. This dynamic position will provide broad based legal support services to Amgen Canada's commercial, medical, regulatory and related business functions. This role serves as an important advisor to the General Manager and extended senior management team in Canada. This Senior Counsel will be part of the International Legal Group, based in Zug, Switzerland, and will report to a more senior member of that group based in Zug or elsewhere. Key Accountabilities Include: + Serve as primary in-bound / out-bound point of contact on all legal issues in Canada + Member of the Management Team for Amgen Canada + Advise Amgen Canada teams on customer contracting, distribution, brand promotions, privacy and related disputes with competitors, payors and customers + Advise on general compliance matters related to appropriate interactions with health care professionals and government officials, including participating on local committees + Work with Amgen Canada Business Units and Value, Access & Policy group on all aspects of pricing, promotion and reimbursement activities related to Amgen products at federal/provincial levels + Advise Amgen Canada Regulatory, Medical and Clinical teams on the laws and regulations related to the filing and promotion of pharmaceutical products, and clinical trial activities + Provide legal support on HR, IP-related and corporate development/licensing/litigation activities in Canada as requested + Manage corporate administration of related Canadian entities, including drafting Board of Directors and/or Shareholders meeting minutes + Manage engagement of external counsel, prepare legal budgets and track current and forecasted external legal spend + Provide support on an ad hoc basis for matters relating to Amgen's research facility located in Burnaby, British Colombia (ABC) **Basic Qualifications** Licensed lawyer practicing in Ontario, member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and a law degree from a recognized law school or qualified to practice law by a provincial bar association in Canada **Preferred Qualifications** + 7+ years of law practice at a top law firm and/or experience working in a legal department of a multinational company + Experience in the life sciences/healthcare sector strongly desired but, in its absence, experience in other regulated industries + Excellent analytic, legal drafting, oral and written communication skills + Proven track record of ethical judgement, maturity, strategic planning, problem solving and decision-making, and strong leadership + Ability to manage competing priorities and provide a high level of client services across multiple stakeholders + Ability to work independently and in teams + Results orientated + Experience navigating matrixes within global organizations Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact TalentAcquisitionInquiries@amgen.com to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview **_._**
Amgen Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN
Apr 23, 2018
Title: Regional Medical Liaison, Oncology (Ontario) Reports to: Sr. Manager, Regional Medical Liaison Location: Canadian Field Req#: R-55273 **_JOB SUMMARY_** We currently have an opening for a Regional Medical Liaison (RML) supporting oncology and hematology. This is a field based position. Responsibilities: + Establish and maintain an in-depth scientific and clinical understanding of oncology and hematology + Engage in scientific exchange with healthcare professionals to communicate and advance the scientific communication platform, as aligned with product goals + Identify, develop, and maintain collaborative relationships with current and future thought leaders, speakers and investigators + Communicate complex, cutting edge, and scientific information and research concepts to healthcare professionals + Identify / recommend sites for Amgen clinical trials in conjunction with and when required by Development Operations + Deliver site or regional investigator meetings in support of study rationale, trial enrollment and/or subject retention + Manage the field activities related to the submission and execution of Investigator Supported Studies (ISS) in line with Amgen's existing policies + Support reimbursement efforts by presenting clarity around clinical and scientific information supporting therapeutic decisions in patient care ~40% travel **Basic Qualifications** MD, PharmD or PhD RML or MSL experience 3+ years of relevant biopharmaceutical industry experience Medical/scientific expertise in Oncology/Hematology **Preferred Qualifications** Exceptional communication and time management skills Established relationships with the Oncology and Hematology scientific thought leaders Experience working within a cross-functional matrix team environment Strategic, analytical thinking and problem solving Solid understanding of clinical trial design and statistical analyses Experience using customer relationship management software Solid organization and project management experience Good understanding of the drug commercialization process Bilingual (English/French) Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact TalentAcquisitionInquiries@amgen.com to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview **_._**
Amgen Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN
Apr 23, 2018
Title: Administrative Coordinator, General Medicine Reports to: Executive Director, General Medicine Business Unit Location: Mississauga Req#: R-55386 **_JOB SUMMARY_** + Provide administrative support to GMBU Executive Director, Product Managers, Sales Director and a Sales Team of 50 + Perform all duties of an Administrative Coordinator including scheduling meetings and managing calendars, booking travel, composition of correspondences, formatting documents and presentations. + Handle and prepare documents of a highly confidential and sensitive nature, execute consistent and precise follow-up by ensuring issues are resolved and projects completed in a timely manner + Work collaboratively in supporting accounting requests such as ePayments, PO creation, new vendor set up + Track relevant budgets, invoices, accruals and reconciliation with finance + Responsible for preparing required documents Team/Sales Manager team meeting pre-meeting and post-meeting follow-ups + Process marketing materials through Zinc + Coordination of marketing material with Agencies with product managers + Manage/Coordinate DGN Bone and Cardio warehousing inventory /ordering + Effective communication both verbal and written with Healthcare Professionals + Special projects support on key initiative required by GMBU Leadership Team + Processing Cardio and Bone service agreements with an understanding of company compliance standards and policies + Work collaboratively in supporting the C3 system for compliance purposes - creation of records and ensuring documents are complete and uploaded with an understanding of company compliance standards and policies **Basic Qualifications** BS degree **Preferred Qualifications** Substantial administrative experience supporting a team or Manager. Proven ability to handle confidential information with integrity and discretion. Demonstrate competency on transactional work, execution of payments, reviewing contracts. Demonstrated strong collaboration with Administrative colleagues within the company. Administer and be an excellent user of essential IS/IT administrative systems to increase efficiency in day to day work, including meeting technology, SharePoint Online, etc. Demonstrated proficiency across a broad range of administrative tools, processes and procedures. Ability to exercise considerable discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy. Demonstrated ability to take the initiative to respond proactively to rapidly changing priorities. Ability to work independently with only general guidance. Excellent time management, organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to network within the broader organization externally and internally. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization and externally. Present a professional and welcoming presence, representing the team and handling communications with internal and external customers, and corporate partners. Experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Bilingual is an asset Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact TalentAcquisitionInquiries@amgen.com to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview **_._**
Amgen Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN
Apr 23, 2018
Title: Administrative Coordinator, General Medicine & Nephrology Reports to: Executive Medical Director, GMBU/Senior Manager, Nephrology Business Location: Mississauga **_JOB SUMMARY_** Provide administrative support to the SR Manager, Nephrology and the GMBU Nephrology team. Perform all duties of an Administrative Coordinator including scheduling meetings and managing calendars, booking travel, composition of correspondences, formatting documents and presentations. Track relevant budgets, invoices, accruals and reconciliation with finance. Work collaboratively in supporting accounting requests such as filing or completing eNephrology ePayments and purchase order requests. Process E-Payments for all three BU's. Process marketing materials through Zinc. Processing Nephrology service agreements. Manage/Coordinate DGN Nephrology warehousing inventory /ordering. Effective communication both verbal and written with Healthcare Professionals. Handle and prepare documents of a highly confidential and sensitive nature, execute consistent and precise follow-up by ensuring issues are resolved and projects completed in a timely manner. Special projects support as required. Execute tasks with an understanding of company compliance standards and policies. **Basic Qualifications** BS degree **Preferred Qualifications** Substantial administrative experience supporting a team or Manager. Proven ability to handle confidential information with integrity and discretion. Demonstrate competency on transactional work, execution of payments, reviewing contracts. Demonstrated strong collaboration with Administrative colleagues within the company. Administer and be an excellent user of essential IS/IT administrative systems to increase efficiency in day to day work, including meeting technology, SharePoint Online, etc. Demonstrated proficiency across a broad range of administrative tools, processes and procedures. Ability to exercise considerable discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy. Demonstrated ability to take the initiative to respond proactively to rapidly changing priorities. Ability to work independently with only general guidance. Excellent time management, organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to network within the broader organization externally and internally. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization and externally. Present a professional and welcoming presence, representing the team and handling communications with internal and external customers, and corporate partners. Experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Bilingual is an asset Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact TalentAcquisitionInquiries@amgen.com to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview **_._**
Amgen Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN
Apr 23, 2018
We currently have an opening for a permanent, head office based position for a Medical Communications Manager within the Inflammation Business Unit. **Job Accountabilities** : + Develop and execute against the Medical Communications strategic and tactical components of the brand plan + Develop the strategic Medical Education plan and ensure effective implementation **Key Responsibilities** : + Strategic development and execution of the Medical Communications and Medical Education components of the brand plan in support of the commercialization strategy + Strategically plan and coordinate accredited continuing medical education and learning activities + Actively contribute to cross functional teams such as the Brand Team and Medical Affairs Team + Lead and/or support the development and execution of scientific advisory boards and speaker programs + Create, manage and execute aspects of the Canadian publication plan + Provide new hire and ongoing training for Regional Medical Liaisons and Scientific Biopharmaceutical Representatives and other groups + Plan and coordinate Scientific Affairs activities at key scientific congresses + Maintain a thorough understanding of the therapeutic area and scientific data related to existing and emerging Amgen and competitor products in this therapeutic area + Provide scientific expertise support of Value, Access & Policy, Regulatory Affairs and other cross functional partners upon request + Manage vendors and consultants + Manage project budgets + Travel ~15-20% **Basic Qualifications** BS/MS degree with 5+ years of experience **Preferred Qualifications** + PharmD, PhD, MD, DO with 2+ years of experience + Previous experience within Scientific Affairs and/or Continuing Medical Education (CME) + Clinical or scientific expertise in Rheumatology and/or Immunology + Project management skills with experience of leading and managing projects collaborating with internal and external partners + Ability to work in teams and interface in a dynamic environment across corporate functions + Ability to critically analyze the scientific literature, form logical opinions and problem solve + Demonstrated effective communication in written, oral, and presentation skills + Experience with marketed and pipeline products and developing strategic and tactical plans **Knowledge** : + An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process, and knowledge of the legal and regulatory guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products + Familiarity with processes for accreditation of CME materials/programs + Familiarity with Innovative Medicines Canada Code of Ethical Practice + Bilingual: French / English Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact TalentAcquisitionInquiries@amgen.com to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview **_._**
Amgen Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN
Apr 23, 2018
Territory: 88A01 - Spokane, WA (White Team) Covering: Tri-cities area to Montana border No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a broad and deep pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. As a Sr. Specialty Representative, you will act as the primary customer contact for demand creation by executing marketing strategy and promoting Amgen products as led by the District Manager. In this strategic role you will provide current and comprehensive clinical knowledge of Amgen's products and effectively communicate the clinical and economic benefits of the products. As a sales leader you are expected to achieve territory sales by executing Plan of Action (POA) marketing strategies, which includes delivering branded sales messages, executing planned programs, scheduling and following-up with medical educational programs, and achieving or exceeding sales targets. Sr. Specialty Representatives are also responsible for servicing and managing accounts, which includes ensuring product access, resolving/triage reimbursement issues, and maintaining product contracts. Additional responsibilities involve providing feedback on marketing strategy and effectiveness reviews of sales activities and territory analysis, in addition to developing territory plans with your District Manager. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of sales experience OR Associate's degree and 6 years of sales experience OR High school diploma/GED and 8 years of sales experience AND A valid driver's license to operate an automobile Preferred Qualifications: 2+ years of sales and/or marketing experience within pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, or medical device industries Product or hospital sales experience in the areas of bone health, cardiovascular, neurology or pain management is highly preferred Neurology, endocrinology, hematology, gastroenterology, or infectious diseases, and the diseases and treatments involved with these specialties is also highly preferred Local Market knowledge Successful launch experience Demonstrated long term results Demonstrated product growth with urgency Strategic thinking and execution Core Competencies: Planning and Organizing Work, Engaging Others through Effective Communication, Drive to Achieve, Individual Leadership and Impact Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. 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 Seattle, WA, 98194, USA
Apr 23, 2018
Title: Medical Advisor or Sr. Medical Advisor, Oncology Location: Mississauga Reports to: Medical Director, Oncology Internal candidates must discuss intent to apply with their current manager. Job Summary: To assist Medical Director in the development and implementation of the TA Medical Strategy and Medical activities for assigned product(s) in accordance to internal and external regulations To provide state-of-the-art medical insight into specific molecules to Local and Global teams and serve as the focal point of contact Management of internal and external relationships within area of responsibility Product(s) lifecycle management Under guidance of Medical Director, develops study protocol concepts and data analysis plans for Local Amgen Sponsored Trials (ASTs); works with Development Clinical Study Manager and Statistician to finalize protocols Visits selected KOL's and study groups for strategic discussions and protocol development in areas assigned by Medical Director Works with Development Clinical Study Manager to ensure preparation, implementation and completion of Local AST's Reviews Local Investigator Sponsored Study (ISS) proposals prior to approval and works with Clinical Study Manager to get proposals through company review processes Partners with the Senior Marketing Director/Product Manager(s) in the development and execution of the Local product(s) lifecycle management plan Supports Development Operations for global/local studies in assessing feasibility and site selection, as well as activities necessary to ensure recruitment targets are met Supports Local regulatory and ethics approvals for development protocols Participates in the development of Global/Regional medical strategies and tactics in close collaboration with the Medical Director and Regional Medical Leads in area of responsibility Oversees in-sourced/outsourced Medical programs and logistics Review of medical content during the Copy Review of both Medical and Commercial dockets when requested Ensuring consistency of Medical content and scientific messages across various tools and materials Responsible for the Local Advisory Board Meeting, Investigator Meeting and Expert Panel strategy within area of responsibility Participates in/conducts Local Advisory Board Meetings, Investigator Meetings and/or Expert Panels Provides Medical expertise for Health Economic and reimbursement requests Member of Brand and Medical Affairs Teams as appropriate **Basic Qualifications** MD, PhD or PharmD degree Specialty training in Oncology or relevant experience Medical education or deep scientific expertise in relevant therapeutic area **Preferred Qualifications** Experience 3+ years in pharmaceutical industry, or proven industry collaboration in academia Experience in affiliate Medical Department or Clinical Development Experience with clinical study management and conduct Knowledge Medical and scientific expertise / Therapeutic area knowledge Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process with advanced understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Regulatory, and Medical Continuously expanding medical and scientific knowledge Working/expanding knowledge of the marketing and sales process, particularly marketing communications Strong clinical research knowledge (study design, study evaluation, expert panel conduct, symposium and workshop management, OL considerations, HE understanding) Ability to work in a cross-functional team (e.g., Commercial, Clinical Development, HE, Regulatory, Safety, Global/Local, etc.) Demonstrated leadership skills Role model for others in line with Amgen Values Strong customer orientation; science-based Network of customer contacts in therapeutic area Strong communication and presentation skills Finance and budgeting experience Fluency in English, both oral and written communications. Fluency in French would be an asset Proficient in Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word software programs Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact staffing@amgen.com to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview **_._**
Amgen Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN
Apr 23, 2018
Reporting to the Vice President of Medical Sciences, the Senior Executive Assistant (SEA) will be responsible for providing senior level administrative support. The SEA's administrative work assignments will involve interactions with high level, international executives both internal and external to Amgen. The SEA also plays a key role in coordinating initiatives and operations at our Amgen San Francisco (ASF) site. + Proactively manage the executive's calendar with a focus on efficient time utilization and time conflict management, ensuring that the executive is appropriately represented at all forums + Prepare the executive with pre-read and briefing documents in advance of daily meetings + Coordinate arrangements for and execute key tasks to effectively manage a variety of global business meetings utilizing Lync and Telepresence technologies + Coordinate multi-region meetings and workshops + Maintain a keen awareness of and sensitivity to global time zones, as the team covers a multi-site organization and many of our staff and clients are based on the East coast and at International locations + Publish monthly reports and meeting minutes, and supporting contract routing and signatures between Companies and our Legal Department + Act as a liaison between groups under the responsibility of the executive + Schedule, coordinate, and track events related to the HR Function as well as the client function, including site visits, all-staff meetings and special events + Coordinate domestic and international travel arrangements amidst dynamic business requirements; and prepare and process expense reports + Review, prioritize and flag high priority communications (emails and documentation) for timely and appropriate response + Use internal contacts to provide prompt responses to inquiries from staff at all levels of the various organizations impacted by the client + Answer questions/furnish information to keep the executive's time free of minor detail work, including screening and directing incoming calls and correspondence + Compose and edit correspondence on behalf of the executive + Plan and organize work to ensure accurate and logical organization of files/documents/records, ensure effective control of forms, and control confidentiality of files + Manage maintenance and retrieval of filed information and correspondence to ensure immediate access to information + Manage multiple priorities in a continually changing environment + Provide administrative support to other senior leaders as needed + Provide on-the-job training and guidance to other admin staff as needed **ASF Site responsibilities:** + Work closely with the Chief of Staff on a daily basis to plan and execute various site initiatives (staff events, external speakers, scientific seminars, holiday events, fermentation seminars etc.) + Support Business continuity initiatives including being part of the annual emergency exercise event; both preparation and execution. + Coordinate key site operations activities (e.g. town hall meetings, all staff, monthly site council, safety governance team meeting, ASF scientific off-site etc.) + Act as the site Administrative Lead and manage monthly ASF administrative team meeting + Assist with coordinating external outreach initiatives including visits from local politicians, scientific leaders, and Universities **Basic Qualifications** : Associate's degree and 4 years of administrative experience OR High school diploma / GED and 6 years of administrative experience **Preferred Qualifications** : + Bachelor's degree and direct experience supporting a senior executive for a large corporation + 10 years of Administrative Assistant experience + Amgen experience + Absolute discretion and confidentiality, as well as judgment, creativity, flexibility and initiative in resolving issues + Possess fundamental presentation skills (speaking in front of medium to large groups while using appropriate AV equipment). + Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment + Experience working in biopharma industry + Ability to prioritize projects of greater urgency and importance + Expert level PC skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, database skills, SharePoint and advanced typing skills + Strong team Player + Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills in communicating key business and clinical information + Excellent time management and project management skills Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. 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. **_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 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
The Genome Analysis Unit (GAU) is seeking a talented computational biologist to join our team and further our mission of making biological discoveries that accelerate target and drug discovery and safety at Amgen. The senior scientist will be part of the computational biology group in the GAU, which operates collaboratively across Discovery Research and Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences (CBSS). The position will provide leadership and bioinformatics expertise to ongoing drug development project and portfolio specific toxicity assessment in close collaboration with project teams. Additionally, the role will be responsible for the creation of novel algorithms and analytical approaches that can be used to both identify new drug targets as well as predict the safety profile of our molecules and thus increase clinical success rates. **Responsibilities:** + Apply advanced techniques in bioinformatics, statistical analysis, and programming to biological problems across a wide range of human disease and drug safety areas at Amgen. + Work with large internal and external biological data sets including Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data. + Development and maintenance of genomics data analysis pipelines. + Interface directly with project teams and key stakeholders within Amgen to ensure the appropriate and timely inclusion of relevant datasets . + Integrate work tightly with wet lab efforts within the GAU, Discovery Research and CBSS focused on predictive safety and target validation. + Represent group internally and externally through presentations, publications, networks, collaborations and conferences to promote approaches and raise the profile of work within the team. **Basic Qualifications:** Doctorate degree and 2 years Scientific experience OR Master's degree and 5 years scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 7 years scientific experience **Preferred Qualifications:** + An advanced degree in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Genomics + Hands-on experience in the fields of bioinformatics and genomics including working with various public and proprietary data repositories (e.g., TCGA, GTEx, dbSNP, Ensembl, UCSC genome browser, Array Studio), bioinformatics tools (e.g., BLAST, samtools/GATK/picard), and statistical environments (e.g., R, S+, Matlab). + Experience with manipulation, interpretation, and innovative analysis (e.g. novel algorithm development) of large biological datasets. + Proficient in programming (e.g., Python, Java, C/C++) and working in a Unix/Linux environment, being able to develop customized bioinformatics tools. + Advanced knowledge of machine learning and AI approaches as applied to biological datasets and problems. + Leadership experience in pharma with a particular focus and knowledge of drug safety assessment + A strong background in biology, especially as it pertains to human disease in the fields of Oncology, Metabolic Disease, Neurological Disease, and Inflammation. + Enthusiasm for interacting with bench scientists to develop new technologies and refine our approaches. 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. 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
Amgen R&D Medical Sciences/Translational Sciences is looking for a Principal Scientist dedicated to biomarker development and implementation within the Clinical Biomarker & Diagnostics (CBD) department of Amgen. This role is to have specific therapeutic area focus in Cardiometabolic disease. The role of the successful candidate will be to serve as the CBD representative on Amgen's clinical project teams and be responsible for the biomarker strategy for these projects. The biomarker strategy may include the development or implementation of markers measuring biochemical coverage, pharmacodynamics, patient selection and/or stratification. The successful candidate is expected to work cross-functionally within Amgen and to interact closely with both the clinical and discovery research groups. The role is responsible for designing experiments, drafting and implementing protocols, executing studies, organizing data, analyzing results, and drafting technical reports or tech transfer documents. Basic Qualifications: Doctorate degree and 3 years scientific experience OR Master's degree and 6 years of scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 8 years scientific experience Preferred Qualifications: PhD in life sciences and preferably in translational research Knowledge and experience in cardiovascular and/or metabolic disease Strong experience in preclinical biomarker discovery/validation and/or implementing biomarker assays in a clinical trial setting Experience implementing a broad array of platforms and technologies to support a research program Experience in assay development and qualification and analysis of clinical samples Ability to focus on key issues and be result oriented A proven track record of productivity, effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment 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. 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
The candidate would be responsible for ex vivo and in vivo cardiovascular efficacy studies, including rodent Langendroff working heart preparation, rodent microarteriography, daily animal monitoring, routine dose administrations, catheterization, tissue and fluid sampling. In addition, the candidate will be expected to contribute to in vivo techniques including surgically-induced heart failure models in rodents, image acquisition, and cardiovascular hemodynamics by invasive pressure-volume system. The candidate will be expected to work both independently and collaboratively as part of an in vivo team. Highly self- motivated and ability to produce reliable and reproducible data. Basic Qualifications: Master's degree and 3 years Scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years Scientific experience Preferred Qualifications Hands-on surgical skill set in _ex vivo_ and _in vivo_ cardiovascular system, includes but not limited 1). Rodent _ex vivo_ Langendroff working heart model 2). Microvessel cannulation, surgically induce cardiovascular models. 3). _in vivo_ cardiovascular imaging and quantitative measurement of cardiovascular function 4). Additional experience with _ex vivo_ microarteriography for vascular function assessment is advantageous. 5). Animal handling skills, including in _in vivo_ study conduct; husbandry, dosing by multiple routes (IV, PO, IP), observation recording, blood, tissue collection and necropsy 6). Knowledge of cardiovascular drug discovery. 7). Independent, proactive troubleshooting and highly self-motivated 8). Organizational and written/oral communication skills 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. 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
Territory# R65C11 - Spokane/Central and Eastern WA/Missoula, MT (Red Team) Covering: Spokane, Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Missoula, MT No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a broad and deep pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. The Sr Specialty Rep, acts as the primary customer contact for demand creation by executing marketing strategy and promoting Amgen products as lead by the District Manager. In this strategic role, the Sr Specialty Rep provides current and comprehensive clinical knowledge of Amgen's products and effectively communicates the clinical and economic benefits of the products. As a sales leader, the Sr Specialty Rep is expected to achieve territory sales by executing Plan of Action (POA) marketing strategies, which includes delivering branded sales messages, executing planned programs, scheduling and following-up with medical educational programs, and achieving or exceeding sales targets. Sr Specialty Representatives are also responsible for servicing and managing accounts, which includes ensuring product access, resolving/triage reimbursement issues, and maintaining product contracts. Additional responsibilities involve providing feedback on marketing strategy and effectiveness reviews of sales activities and territory analysis, in addition to developing territory plans with your District Manager Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of sales experience OR Associate's degree and 6 years of sales experience OR High school diploma/GED and 8 years of sales experience Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences or Business Administration 2+ years of sales and/or marketing experience within pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, or medical device industries Product or hospital sales experience in the areas of cardiovascular, oncology, nephrology, dermatology, rheumatology and inflammation Neurology, endocrinology, hematology, gastroenterology, or infectious diseases, and the diseases and treatments involved with these specialties Local Market knowledge Core Competencies: Planning and Organizing Work, Engaging Others through Effective Communication, Drive to Achieve, Individual Leadership and Impact Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. 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. 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 Seattle, WA, 98194, USA
Apr 23, 2018
Amgen is seeking a project toxicologist at the Scientist level to work in the Department of Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences (CBSS) at either our South San Francisco or Thousand Oaks facility. This position will contribute in the drug development process from target identification and validation through product registration. **Primary responsibilities of the Scientist include:** + Develop an in-depth understanding and strategy for management of target liabilities. + Develop and implement a toxicology strategy for lead optimization and candidate selection. + Design and implement a variety of nonclinical investigative and toxicology studies. + Manage and analyze a wide range of datasets and literature. + Conduct activities related to IND-enabling studies and programs. + Work in multi-disciplinary teams with chemists, therapeutic area scientists, pharmacokinetic/drug metabolism experts, and pathologists. **Basic Qualifications:** Doctorate degree OR Master's degree and 4 years of Scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Scientific experience **Preferred Qualifications** + Ph.D. and/or a D.V.M. or M.D. + Post-doctoral research experience in a discipline of interest to Amgen (e.g. Neurobiology, Toxicology, Molecular/Cellular biology, Immunology, Endocrinology, Biochemistry, Physiology, or Pathology) + 2+ years of academic and/or industry experience in nonclinical drug development demonstrating a sustained record of achievement and the ability to understand translational biology + Experience in resolving scientific problems through the establishment of novel protocols to solve experimental questions + The ability to critically evaluate and interpret results of scientific experiments and complex, integrated datasets and literature + An understanding of cutting-edge science and technology employed to enhance the investigation of drug candidate safety liabilities + The ability to work independently, build productive cross-functional collaborations both internally and externally, manage conflict, multi-task, and prioritize work load + Demonstrated learning agility, resilience, teamwork skills, and leadership skills + Interest and ability to serve as a subject matter expert in a specific discipline + Strong understanding of translational biology, the ability to solve problems, and excellent verbal and written communications skills 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
Few careers offer the chance to make a difference in people's lives. Take advantage of the opportunity at Amgen, the world's largest biotechnology company. With global manufacturing operations and clinical development sites on three continents, Amgen is focused and committed to making our products available to improve patients' lives through innovative science. Amgen Early Development group in San Francisco, CA is looking for a Clinical Research Study Manager to support the operational strategy and design of phase 0 - 1 clinical trials and manage the operational activities related to the planning, implementation, and reporting of results in accordance with the program plans, GCP and standard operating procedures. The Clinical Research Study Manager will work in varying therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiovascular, inflammation, neuroscience and healthy volunteer. Responsibilities of the Clinical research Study Manager include: Leading operational strategy, management and reporting of clinical studies conducted by Early Development or the Functional Service Provider through oversight of cross-functional study activities; identification and resolution of issues; Planning and communication of study timelines and deliverables; Ensuring studies are conducted in accordance with SOPs, GCP and regulatory guidance; Contributing to the First in Human Portal document/Global Development Plan; Contributing to/authoring study concept documents, protocols, relevant sections of annual safety reports, clinical study reports, and publications; Management and/or oversight of trial budget, timelines and insourcing/outsourcing partners to the required standards Basic Qualifications: Doctorate Degree OR Master's Degree and 3 years of Clinical experience OR Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of Clinical experience OR Associate's degree and 10 years of Clinical experience OR High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Clinical experience Preferred Qualifications: + MS or RN + 7+ years of experience in life sciences or medically related field + 4+ years of bio-pharmaceutical clinical research experience obtained working on industry-sponsored or industry-partnered clinical trials at academic institutions or working on clinical trials in a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company + Management experience of direct reports + Experience in oversight of Functional Service Providers, outside vendors (CRO's, central labs, imaging vendors, etc) 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
The Department of Inflammation and Oncology at Amgen in South San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research studies aimed at elucidating mechanisms of immune regulation and tolerance in order to develop novel immunomodulatory therapies for the treatment of both autoimmunity and cancer. The Senior Associate Scientist will be an integral member of a dynamic research team, collaborating with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and working closely with groups in other functional areas including Therapeutic Discovery, and Medical Sciences. Responsibilities: Make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department. Present results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication. Planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results. Basic Qualifications: Master's degree and 3 years Scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years Scientific experience Preferred Qualifications Doctorate with research experience in immunology, cancer biology, biochemistry, or related field Post-graduate training in immunology or Immuno-oncology Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: molecular biology, biochemistry, in vivo mouse models of cancer or inflammation, cellular immunology techniques, bioinformatics analysis of large gene expression datasets, CRISPR, primary intestinal organoid cultures Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development program Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, and collaborative Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to collaborate and troubleshoot to solve problems 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. 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
The Department of Oncology and Inflammation at Amgen in South San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist to contribute to the discovery and development of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer. The Associate Scientist will be an integral part of the discovery research team and will collaborate with scientists at multiple sites including other functional areas such as Therapeutic Discovery and Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences. The primary responsibility of this position will be scientific research to support pipeline programs and the evaluation of new technology. Specific responsibilities will include designing and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing and interpreting data, communicating results in a consistent and timely fashion, and maintaining scientific records and notebook entries. The candidate will initially perform cellular mechanism-of-action studies designed to understand novel immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. **Basic Qualifications** Master's degree and 2 years of scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 4 years of scientific experience **Preferred Qualifications** Master's degree in molecular biology, cell biology, or immunology 5+ years of hands-on experience using a variety of molecular and cell biology techniques including, but not limited to, isolation and culture of primary and established cell types, cellular transfection/transduction, flow cytometry, Western, PCR, ELISA, etc. Expertise in performing complex cell-based assays with multiple functional endpoint measurements, including proliferation, activation, target cell killing, surface phenotypic changes, and production of soluble factors Ability to work independently in experimental design, execution, optimization, data analysis, and interpretation Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, and collaborative with strong verbal and written communication skills Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. 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. 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
The Department of Oncology and Inflammation at Amgen in South San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research aimed at elucidating mechanisms of immune regulation of tumor development, with the goal of developing novel immunotherapies for cancer treatment. The successful candidate will be an integral member of a dynamic and highly collaborative research team, comprised of members of the Inflammation and Oncology department and other functional areas such as Therapeutic Discovery and Medical Sciences. Responsibilities The successful candidate is expected to make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department using cutting edge technologies and in vitro and in vivo models, present their results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication. Specific responsibilities include planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results. **Basic Qualifications** Master's degree and 3 years scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years scientific experience **Preferred Qualifications** Doctorate degree with research experience in immunology cancer biology or cell biology. Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: Cellular immunology, multi-color flow cytometry, complex in vitro primary cell models, molecular biology, in vivo mouse models of cancer and/or inflmmation, bioinformatics analysis of large gene expression datasets. Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development program. Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, and collaborative. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collaborate and troubleshoot to solve problems. Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. 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. 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA
Apr 23, 2018
The Department of Oncology at Amgen in South San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to perform research studies aimed at developing novel immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. The candidate will be an integral member of a dynamic research team, collaborating with research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, and working closely with groups in other functional areas including Inflammation, Therapeutic Discovery, and Medical Sciences. The successful candidate is expected to make major scientific laboratory-based contributions to the research goals of the department, present their results in both internal and external forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication. Specific responsibilities include planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results. Basic Qualifications Master's degree & 3 years of scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree & 5 years of scientific experience Preferred Qualifications PhD and training in immunology/oncology A background in T cell biology in particular regulatory T cells, experience in developing functional assays to test T cell function _in vitro_ and _in vivo_ using mouse models A strong skillset in multi-color flow cytometry and immuno-phenotyping, isolation and culture of primary immune cells. In addition, hands on experience with animal models to study T cell function in the context of cancer, and expertise in molecular biology is highly desired Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development program Strong verbal and written communication skills Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, and collaborative 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. 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.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA