Molecular and Cell Biologist

Amgen

Amgen

Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2023

HOW 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.

Molecular and Cell Biologist

Live

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will [top-line statement connecting primary position responsibility to employer brand].

  • Develop innovative platforms and modalities to impact challenging targets across multiple therapeutic areas.
  • Lead in hypothesis-driven experimental design, execution, optimization, and documentation of research activities.
  • Independently set project goals and timelines, design, perform and analyze experiments, interact with team members across different departments and research sites and communicate and present data to department leadership.
  • Participate in the scientific community through conference presentations and impactful publications.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The innovative professional we seek is a strong collaborator with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and 4 years of relevant scientific experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of relevant scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in developing and optimizing molecular biology and biochemical assays, such as reporter assays, NanoBRET, FRET, alpha screen, MSD, or immunoprecipitation etc.
  • Extensive experience in mammalian cell cultures, RNAi and CRISPR-based technologies, stable line generation, manipulation, and characterization.
  • RNA-orientated research experience is preferred, including but not limited to RNA processing/decay, RNA biochemistry, RNA binding protein or RNA translation. NGS experience is preferred.
  • Strong scientific reasoning, data analysis, attention to details and independent problem-solving skills. Experience in RNA-orientated technology development is preferred but not required.
  • Broad knowledge of molecular and cellular biology with demonstrated research eminence through first author publications in top journals.

Thrive

What you can expect of us

As 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 $103,045-125,031.

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 possible

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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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 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 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 cancers, 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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 accommodation.