Senior Associate Scientist Induced Proximity Platform – Targeted Protein Degradation

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Employer Amgen Location Thousand Oaks, CA, US Posted Mar 13, 2021 Ref R- Discipline Information Technology, Database Administration, Science/R & D, Biotechnology Hotbed Biotech Beach, Ideal Employer Required Education Other Position Type Full time You need to sign in or create an account to save 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. Senior Associate Scientist – Induced Proximity Platform – Targeted Protein Degradation Live What you will do Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role, Amgen’s Induced Proximity Platform (IPP) is seeking a collaborative Senior Associate Scientist to join our Targeted Protein Degradation group in Thousand Oaks, California. The IPP is charged with developing Amgen’s newest drug modality aimed at Targeted Protein Degradation, including discovery of PROTACs and molecular GLUEs. The IPP is seeking a creative, emerging scientific leader to discover and develop novel therapies for cancer and other therapeutic areas. The Senior Associate Scientist’s primary responsibilities will be developing platforms and modalities to impact challenging targets across multiple therapeutic areas, including oncology and immuno-oncology. The IPP takes innovative, cross-discipline approaches, including targeted protein degradation, to tackle the toughest targets. Lead a project to support discovery and development of novel therapeutic modalities based on Targeted Protein Degradation, including prospective discovery of small molecule molecular GLUEs. 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. Inform departmental goals and strategy and will represent the department in various cross-functional activities including academic collaborations, external research evaluations, project teams, and scientific committees. Expected to contribute to 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 Scientist we seek is a creative leader with these qualifications. Basic Qualifications Doctorate degree OR Master’s degree and 4 years of relevant scientific experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of relevant scientific experience Preferred Qualifications Broad knowledge of cancer and cellular biology with demonstrated independent research eminence through first author publications in top journals Specific expertise and a record of publication in the biology and biochemistry of post-translational modifications, preferably ubiquitination. Research experience with biochemical, biophysical, molecular and cellular techniques, including enzyme and cell assay development, characterization of protein modification and turnover, and mechanistic studies of enzymes Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills Flexibility to work in teams to achieve changing project goals and meet timelines 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 now for a career that defies imagination Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us. 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. More searches like this Information Technology jobs in Thousand Oaks Database Administration jobs in Thousand Oaks Science/R & D jobs in Thousand Oaks Biotechnology jobs in Thousand Oaks