Scientist - Inflammation Research

  • Amgen
  • Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
  • Nov 17, 2019

Job Description


Job ID: R-87959
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

The Department of Inflammation Research is seeking a highly motivated scientist to discover novel targets and develop innovative therapies in IBD, asthma, COPD, and other inflammatory diseases.

S/he will perform cutting edge research to investigate disease driving molecular and cellular mechanisms in inflammatory diseases and will collaborate with a dynamic research team from multiple Amgen functional areas, including Therapeutic Discovery and Medical Sciences.

Position Responsibilities

Identify and validate discovery targets using human genetics, single cell transcriptomics, cellular assays and/or inflammatory disease models
Lead and/or support project teams in collaboration with scientists from multiple functional areas

Publish and present at national/international conferences

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master's degree plus 4 years of scientific experience


Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

PhD with strong knowledge and research experience in the field of mucosal immunology

Capability in performing both in vitro and in vivo experiments

Technical expertise in molecular and cellular biology and multi-color flow cytometry, and mouse inflammatory disease models

Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by a strong publication record and/or significant contributions to a therapeutic development program
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, and collaborative

A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That's why, as a member of our cross functional, cross discipline team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Focused on the industry's most compelling scientific discoveries and housed within industry leading facilities within the heart of the world's leading biotechnology hub, our colleagues are growing our pipeline through groundbreaking innovations. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life interrupting illnesses.

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.4eadpqF4gea6I54qcWPd8