Amgen Senior Associate - Analytical Chemistry in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Amgen is seeking a skilled analytical chemist to work in their state-of-the-art R&D facility in Cambridge, MA as a member of the Discovery Attribute Sciences organization.

The successful candidate will support therapeutics discovery teams by helping to develop chromatographic methods and processes for the analysis and purification of small molecules. Practical knowledge in a diverse set of instrumentation and technologies, such as HPLC, SFC-MS, HPLC-MS, mass-directed purification and preparative SFC is necessary.

The successful candidate will assist in research efforts directed at improving process efficiencies, expanding the range of assays and applications and improving technologies and infrastructure.

Basic Requirements

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Small molecule analytical and purification experience in a pharmaceutical R&D environmen

Good theoretical understanding of LC/MS, mass directed purification, or analytical/preparative SFC

Exposure to other analytical techniques (e.g. NMR) and liquid handling automation (e.g. Tecan)

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.