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Sr Associate Scientist - Clinical Immunology

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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    117244069
Amgen

Job ID: R-91484
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen is seeking a motivated Senior Associate Scientist with experience in the field of single-cell sorting and analysis as applied to research and clinical arenas that utilize human blood specimens or other relevant tissues. This role is laboratory-centered in a dynamic core facility. The Sr. Associate Scientist will work with moderate supervision and will integrate activities with many scientists that access the core laboratory resource. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, they will be accountable for high quality deliverables as related to cell sorting and immunophenotyping while exhibiting and enforcing safe working practices throughout. A major emphasis of this position is to embrace a role of continuous self-improvement and self-motivation in a team-oriented environment to increase practical scientific abilities - as well as improving the quality of science generated from the facility.

The Cytometry Sciences group at Amgen Thousand Oaks is responsible for the maintenance and operation of a variety of flow cytometry analyzers and cell sorters that are routinely accessed by many scientists for the purpose of interrogating cell biology. Amgen Thousand Oaks represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated and outgoing flow cytometrist who is energized by interacting with others in a multifaceted and fast-paced setting, sharing the common goal to develop therapeutics designed to address unmet medical needs.

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Calibrate and operate multiparameter flow cytometers, including cell sorters
  • Identify instrument problems and perform basic troubleshooting / remediation
  • Work in a biosafety level 2 plus laboratory environment


Basic Qualifications

Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Education in the life sciences
  • Prior experience working in a biopharmaceutical company
  • Background in cytometry
  • A working knowledge of good documentation practices and scientific conduct as defined by standard operating procedures
  • Prior experience designing high complexity (10 plus color) staining panels
  • A working knowledge of Becton Dickinson flow cytometers and software


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.

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.

PI117244069

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-91484<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>Amgen is seeking a motivated Senior Associate Scientist with experience in the field of single-cell sorting and analysis as applied to research and clinical arenas that utilize human blood specimens or other relevant tissues. This role is laboratory-centered in a dynamic core facility. The Sr. Associate Scientist will work with moderate supervision and will integrate activities with many scientists that access the core laboratory resource. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, they will be accountable for high quality deliverables as related to cell sorting and immunophenotyping while exhibiting and enforcing safe working practices throughout. A major emphasis of this position is to embrace a role of continuous self-improvement and self-motivation in a team-oriented environment to increase practical scientific abilities - as well as improving the quality of science generated from the facility.<br><br>The Cytometry Sciences group at Amgen Thousand Oaks is responsible for the maintenance and operation of a variety of flow cytometry analyzers and cell sorters that are routinely accessed by many scientists for the purpose of interrogating cell biology. Amgen Thousand Oaks represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated and outgoing flow cytometrist who is energized by interacting with others in a multifaceted and fast-paced setting, sharing the common goal to develop therapeutics designed to address unmet medical needs.<br><br><b>Position Responsibilities Include:</b><br><br><ul><li>Calibrate and operate multiparameter flow cytometers, including cell sorters</li><li>Identify instrument problems and perform basic troubleshooting / remediation</li><li>Work in a biosafety level 2 plus laboratory environment</li></ul><br><br><b><b>Basic Qualifications </b></b><br><br>Master's degree and 3 years of scientific experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 5 years of scientific experience<br><br><b><b>Preferred Qualifications </b></b><br><br><ul><li>Education in the life sciences</li><li>Prior experience working in a biopharmaceutical company</li><li>Background in cytometry</li><li>A working knowledge of good documentation practices and scientific conduct as defined by standard operating procedures</li><li>Prior experience designing high complexity (10 plus color) staining panels</li><li>A working knowledge of Becton Dickinson flow cytometers and software</li></ul><br><br>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.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/2VlJ8gIWVNYYsZVPFDBKj"> <p>PI117244069</p>
Posted: 2020-01-18 Expires: 2020-02-19

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