Amgen Postdoctoral Fellow in Shanghai, China

Amgen Job Description

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 is now establishing a Research and Development facility in Shanghai. The Amgen Shanghai facility have estabolished the stat-of-the-art bioinformatics analysis pipelines and biology laboratories with the aim to discover and develop valuable drug targets and biomarkers in support of clinical programs.

Amgen China Post-doc Station is an Independent Postdoc Work Station certified by Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security (HR&SS).

Amgen Asia R&D bioinformatics team is looking for a postdoc dedicated to innovative bioinformatics research. This position will be expected to develop models using cutting-edge techniques, including machine learning and deep learning, to investigate targets related to disease susceptibility and outcome. The candidate is expected to work in a highly matrixed environment and drive scientific and technical innovation collaboratively with other members of the group, as well as with the external academic PIs.

2 Bioinfo postdocs Requirements:

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, computer science or other related fields.

  • Proficient in programming languages (e.g. R, python

  • Knowledge of machine learning or deep learning is a plus

  • Knowledge of oncology, cardiovascular disease or next-generation sequencing is a plus.

  • Scientific writing and communication skills in English.

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree.

Contact: cliu01@amgen.com

1 immuno-oncology postdoc:

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 is now establishing a Research and Development facility in Shanghai. The Amgen Shanghai facility already established the stat-of-the art biology laboratory with the aim to discover and develop valuable drug candidates to meet increasing medical needs in varies human disease areas both in china and global.

Amgen China Post-doc Station is an Independent Postdoc Work Station certified by Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security (HR&SS).

Amgen Asia R&D Center discovery team is looking for a Postdoc fellow in Target biology research:

  • The successful candidate will primarily lead an Immuno-Oncology research project to identify and investigate targets related to cancer immunotherapy. The position will also be expected to interact closely with the discovery team members, external academic collaborator, to ensure significant project progress.

Requirement:

  • PhD in Biology, Immunology, Oncology or other related fields

  • Strong background in tumor biology and/or Immunology, familiar with cellular signaling study.

  • Excellent understanding of contemporary research technologies, including genome editing, cancer immunotherapy and other revolutionary biotech innovations.

  • Hands on experiences on in vivo and/or in vitro immune-oncology assays will be a plus.

  • The candidate is expected to work in a highly matrixed environment and drive scientific and technical innovation collaboratively with other members of the group, as well as with external academic collaborator.

  • Outstanding communication skills including both oral and written presentation are required.

  • The successful candidate must display a strong entrepreneurial spirit, in line with Amgen's culture of innovation and pursuit of scientific excellence.

  • Doctorate degree.

  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking Chinese and English

  • Contact: xima@amgen.com

1 Cardiovascular research postdoc:

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 is now establishing a Research and Development facility in Shanghai. The Amgen Shanghai facility already established the stat-of-the art biology laboratory with the aim to discover and develop valuable drug candidates to meet increasing medical needs in varies human disease areas both in china and global.

Amgen China Postdoc Station is an Independent Postdoc Work Station certified by Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security (HR&SS).

Amgen Asia R&D Center discovery team is looking for a Postdoc fellow in cardiovascular research:

  • The successful candidate will primarily lead a cardiovascular research project to characterize targets in cardiac physiological and pathophysiological conditions. The position will also be expected to interact closely with the discovery team members, external academic collaborators and CROs, to ensure significant project progress.

Requirement:

  • PhD in cell biology, molecular biology, pathology, or related fields.

  • Strong interest in cardiovascular therapeutics and motivated to work in an open, dynamic and driven team.

  • Hands-on experience in animal handling, breeding, primary cell isolation and culture

  • Proficient in molecular biology techniques including molecular cloning, vector construction, protein expression, and RNA and protein analysis

  • Familiar with cardiovascular biology and related animal models (preferred but not required)

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Strong ability to multi-task, meet timelines and work accurately

  • Excellent organizational and supervisory skills, and can work in a team as well as independently

  • Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting and quantitative analytical skills.

  • Doctorate degree.

  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking in Chinese and English

  • Contact: nli03@amgen.com