You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

**Associate Scientist – Oncology (In Vivo Pharmacology)**


**What you will do**

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role, you will be a part of a fast-paced, integrated, and interactive research group exploring therapeutics for immuno-oncology programs. You will be responsible for generating and communicating pharmacology data to support the progression of oncology and immunotherapy research programs.

+ In vitro work includes a range of cellular assays as well as molecular and biological techniques to help interpret in vivo observations

+ In vivo work will include handling techniques such as tumor implantation and measurement, oral, sc, and iv dosing, and blood and tissue collection

+ Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment, accurate, timely record-keeping and data analysis

+ Designing and conducting in vivo and in vitro studies


**What we expect of you**

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

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Master’s degree and 1 year of laboratory experience

+ Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of laboratory experience

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, or a related subject area and 4 years of scientific laboratory experience

+ Research experience in tumor immunology or cancer biology

+ Flow cytometry and multi-parametric analysis (5+ colors) experience is desired

+ Research experience with preclinical models of cancer and immuno-oncology

+ Hands-on experience with in vivo bioluminescence imaging (BLI)

+ Previous drug discovery experience

+ Experience administering drugs through various routes

+ Experience collecting blood and tissues for downstream analysis

+ Hands-on experience with molecular, cellular, and ex vivo biological techniques and assays

+ Attention to detail, translating into high-quality results


**What you can expect of us**

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

+ Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

+ A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

+ Stock-based long-term incentives

+ Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

+ Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

**Apply now**

**for a career that defies imagination**

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


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 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.

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