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Sr. Scientist, Oncology Biomarker Discovery

Company: Amgen Inc. (IR)
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: September 17, 2023

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Sr. Scientist, Oncology Biomarker Discovery page is loaded Sr. Scientist, Oncology Biomarker Discovery Apply locations US - California - Thousand Oaks US - California - South San Francisco time type Full time posted on Posted 8 Days Ago job requisition id R-171042 Career CategoryResearchJob DescriptionHOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?You've worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.Sr. Scientist, Oncology Biomarker DiscoveryLiveWhat you will doLet's do this. Let's change the world. The Amgen Oncology Research is seeking a highly motivated scientist dedicated to biomarker discovery in the areas of cancer immunology. The focus of this role is on the discovery of biomarkers to support the progression of therapeutic candidates from discovery to early clinical development. Ours is a highly matrixed environment that drives scientific and technical innovation collaboratively. In this vital role you will interact closely with other members of the Inflammation & Oncology group, as well as with other functions including the Clinical Biomarker & Diagnostics Team, Translational Medicine, Human Genetics and Computational Biology.

  • Develop deep disease area expertise for key indications
  • Investigate disease biology and heterogeneity using human genetics, single cell transcriptomics, proteomics, cellular assays and/or disease animal models
  • Discover and prioritize disease stratification and target engagement biomarker candidates for multiple pipeline projects
  • Generate and transition key pharmacodynamic and patient stratification biomarker discovery data to support clinical biomarker assay development
  • Work together with the Clinical Biomarker Lead to support translational biomarker activities for therapeutic assets, including presenting at investigator meetings and advisor boards, and participating in investigator-sponsored studies
  • Publish and present at national/international conferencesWinWhat we expect of youWe are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a scientist with these qualifications.Basic Qualifications:Doctorate degreeORMaster's degree plus 4 years of scientific experienceORBachelor's degree plus 6 years of scientific experiencePreferred Qualifications:
    • PhD or MD, with postdoctoral trainings and research experience in the field of immunology, cancer biology, cancer immunology, or molecular biology
    • 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 or biomarker discovery program
    • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: Multi-color flow cytometry, complex cell-based functional assays, genetic manipulation of cell lines and/or primary cells, cell signaling/biochemistry, in vivo mouse models of disease, and bioinformatics
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collaborate and troubleshoot to solve problems
    • Experience with implementing multiple technology platforms
    • Experience working in teams and consistently delivering resultsThriveWhat you can expect of usAs we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $127,590 - $146,160. If based in South San Francisco, the annual base salary range is $133,389 - $152,804.In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:
      • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
      • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
      • Stock-based long-term incentives
      • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
      • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possibleApply nowfor a career that defies imaginationObjects in your future are closer than they appear. Join will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.Salary Range127,590.00 USD - 146,160.00 USD Similar Jobs (3) Senior Scientist - Cardiometabolic Disorders / Immunology locations US - California - South San Francisco time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago Senior Scientist - Respiratory diseases locations US - California - Thousand Oaks time type Full time posted on Posted 8 Days Ago About Us 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 biologics manufacturing 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.For more information, visit -and follow us on

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