Senior Scientist - RNA Biology

Amgen Inc.

3.6

(9)

Thousand Oaks, CA

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    Position summary

    st who will contribute to the development of new therapeutic modalities that target RNA and RNA-binding proteins. Our group is responsible for expanding our understanding of RNA biology, leveraging proximity biology to tackle the "undruggable genome", and advancing Amgen's drug discovery pipeline. The team member will lead projects and collaborate with a diverse group of multidisciplinary researchers to support the development of novel RNA-based therapeutic modalities
    Primary Responsibilities

    • Lead technology development initiatives by setting project goals and timelines
    • Independently design, perform, and analyze experiments
    • Collaborate with team members across different departments
    • Present data and communicate findings to department leadership and the scientific community through conference presentation and publications

    Win

    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 key contributor with these qualifications.
    Basic Qualifications:

    Doctorate degree [and relevant post-doc where applicable]
    Or

    Master's degree and 3 years of biophysics, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, or related experience
    Or

    Bachelor's degree and 5 years of biophysics, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, or related experience
    And

    Advanced and proficient understanding and use of technical principles, theories, and concepts to perform an expansive range of work in a role
    And

    Basic knowledge of related and adjacent disciplinary areas.
    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Expertise in RNA biology with a record of accomplishments including impactful first author peer-reviewed publications
    • Extensive research experience, including postdoctoral training, in biophysics, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, or related disciplines
    • Broad knowledge of assay development and NGS technologies
    • Strong reasoning, data analysis, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
    • Desire to be a team player in a dynamic, cross-functional environment

    Thrive

    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

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    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.

    Salary Range
    125,888.00 USD - 145,318.00 USD

    Why you should apply for a job to Amgen Inc.:

  • 67% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work models that empower staff members to work where and when they are most productive
  • Award-winning PTO plan and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • With 11 Employee Resource Groups, 60 chapters & 11000 members everyone has opportunity to connect, network & foster a culture of belonging