Amgen Process Development Senior Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Summary

A Process Development Senior Associate position is open within the Amgen Biological Relevance and Characterization group in Process Development, Cambridge, MA. We are seeking an individual to perform analytical testing in support of advancing novel large molecule products in Amgen's pipeline. This individual will develop, qualify and perform immunoassays and other analytical tests to measure process-related impurities in samples undergoing purification process development and communicate results to internal clients. Job responsibilities include sample testing, method execution, operation of TECAN, troubleshooting, data analysis, documentation of results, and report writing.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry

2+ years' experience in an industry setting

Hands on experience in ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immuno Sorbent Assay)

Familiarity with method development, method qualification, TECAN, electronic notebook, and cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) requirements

Prior experience with Quantitative PCR (qPCR)

Candidate should be highly organized and motivated, have strong communication and presentation skills

Ability to multi-task, and collaborate and work in teams

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.