Amgen Associate Scientist (Antibody Discovery) in Shanghai, China
Amgen is a leading global biotechnology company with a mission to serve patients around the world. As a science-based, patient-focused organization, we discover and develop innovative therapies to treat serious illnesses. Our medicines have made a dramatic difference in the lives of millions. To underpin our commitment to serve patients in China, Amgen has established a Research and Development facility in Shanghai. Amgen R&D Shanghai Discovery Research laboratory focuses on G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), an important class of signaling molecules and potential drug targets. The laboratory is looking for highly self-motivated and creative scientists to join the Antibody Discovery Group. The successful candidates will be integral members of the research team, and work closely with teams in other functional areas and CROs.
Perform antibody library construction and panning/screening for specific mAbs for targets of interest
Perform antibody/protein expression and purification and characterization using a wide range of techniques
Perform antibody/protein engineering for improved potency and biophysical and pharmacokinetic properties
Ph.D. in Immunology or Molecular Biology with 0-3 years of related experience, or M.S. in Life Sciences with 3-5 years of related working experience in antibody field.
Experience in high throughput screening and biofunction characterization
Experience in antibody/protein expression and purification
Fluent in reading, writing and speaking English
Strong scientific knowledge in antibody engineering and large molecular biophysical property characterization field
Proficiency with protein characterization techniques, such as HPLC, FPLC, SEC, etc.
Technical expertise in antibody phage display, yeast display, bioassay development
Highly self-motivated, creative, and collaborative
A proven track record of productivity, effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
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