potential for helping patients.
We are seeking a dedicated and highly motivated Principal Scientist to become a member of the Department of Cardiometabolic Disorders within Amgen Research located in Thousand Oaks, CA. In this vital and exciting role you will be an ideator and drug hunter and are expected to identify therapeutic targets in cardiometabolic disease that are tractable and offer the opportunity of delivering disease-modifying potential in patients. The proposal and advancement of a drug discovery program will be based on a sound and compelling scientific rationale that may include validation from human genetics and/or clinical studies. Critical thinking, ingenuity, technical proficiency, excellent communication skills, integrity and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment will be critical toward advancing programs in the cardiometabolic pipeline. You will initially work at the bench conducting in vivo and/or in vitro preclinical studies with a focus on PAH, vascular disease and/or heart failure. Over time, you will also demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to manage a team of scientists conducting drug discovery research.
As part of the team, the candidate may also support other new and existing drug discovery programs in the department to help advance the best assets in the Cardiometabolic Disorders portfolio.
Key responsibilities include:
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a leader with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree and 3 years of scientific experience
Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience
Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience
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:
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.
136,258.00 USD - 157,146.00 USD