Amgen Inc.

Scientist - Immuno-Oncology

Amgen Inc.

South San Francisco, CA, United States

Scientist – Immuno-Oncology

Category: Scientific
Job ID: R-93807
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US 94083
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Posted Date: 2/15/2020

The Department of Inflammation and Oncology Research is seeking highly motivated Scientist to investigate mechanisms of immune mediated pathogenesis in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and to discover and develop innovative therapies to treat these diseases. We encourage scientists with experience in autoimmune diseases, autoreactive T and B cells, autoantigen discovery, MHC presentation and its interaction with TCR to apply.

The successful candidate will independently lead a laboratory group, as well as project teams, and will collaborate with other research scientists at multiple Amgen sites, including teams in other functional areas such as Therapeutic Discovery, Medical Sciences, and Computational Biology.

The Scientist will perform cutting-edge research that integrates human genetics, immunology and autoimmune diseases, and will develop novel therapies including cell mediated therapies by using various innovative technologies and approaches. You will be expected to publish and to present at national/international conferences.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 4 years of scientific experience


Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D or MD, with postdoctoral training and research experience in the field of immunology, autoimmune diseases, molecular biology or biochemistry

Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record in top tier journals

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and can work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission- to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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.

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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