HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because
you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve
together-researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better
products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time
for a career you can be proud of. Join us.
Scientist - Medicinal Chemistry
What you will do
Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you
will be part of an innovative Medicinal Chemistry group, with
responsibilities including (but not limited to) the design,
synthesis, and purification of novel compounds for potential
clinical drug development. This will alson include the opportunity
to work within Amgen's Induced Proximity Platform (IPP), which is
focused on novel and innovative approaches to modulate intractable
targets in diseases using the emerging PROTAC modality.
- The Scientist will devise and implement state of the art
scientific research through conducting laboratory experiments,
planning detailed procedures for defined projects including
timelines, milestones, methodological approaches, expected results
and necessary resources
- The Scientist will review, analyze, and interpret scientific
data and results; providing regular updates, documentation, and/or
communication on project results; collaborating with other
scientists and keeping current with field of expertise, including
literature and technology development.
- Additional responsibilities may include advising supervisors
and colleagues in areas of expertise; participating in national and
international meetings, providing scientific results that support
the generation of publications or patents, and mentoring research
associates and laboratory assistants.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to
serve patients. The Medicinal Scientific professional we seek is an
ambitious researcher with these qualifications.
- Doctorate degree OR
- Master's degree and 4 years of laboratory experience OR
- Bachelor's degree and 6 years of laboratory experience
- Doctorate degree in chemistry specializing in organic
- 2+ years of experience in synthetic organic or medicinal
- Consistent track record of academic accomplishments (e.g.,
peer-reviewed publications and/or patents)
- Demonstration of good lab practices, with particular attention
- Clear understanding of structural determination using NMR and
MS techniques as well as knowledge of related purification
- Initial understanding of biological and pharmaceutical
principles and a working knowledge of the use of structure-based or
other computer-aided drug design tools
- Knowledge of the application of parallel synthesis techniques
to synthetic or medicinal chemistry
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral),
leadership skills and the ability to work well in teams
What you can expect of us
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we
work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth
- Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global
- 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
for a career that defies imagination
In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the
first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.
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.
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
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.