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Associate Scientist

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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    132546768
Amgen

Job ID: R-115163
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Associate Scientist

Live

What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will be a part of the Quantitative Molecular Biology group in the Amgen Genome Analysis Unit. You will work closely with an energetic research team to execute NGS experiments and generate high quality data by using cutting-edge platforms for nucleic-acid sequencing and single-cell genomics.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Nucleic acid isolation and hybridization, PCR, NGS library construction, single-cell genomics
  • Operation of high-throughput sequencers, sample quality control instruments, and automated liquid handlers, as well as maintenance of common laboratory material stocks
  • Sample/project organization and clear documentation of experiments


Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The scientific professional we seek is a proven leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, genomics, or related fields OR

Bachelor's degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, or genomics and at least 2 years of scientific experience in the related fields

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and works well in teams
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and the ability to multi-task
  • Adept with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and basic command line usage
  • Familiarity with NGS sequencing, computational data processing, and single-cell genomics is a plus


Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A 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-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor


Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

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

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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.

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.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.





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Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-04-24

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