Amgen Associate Scientist Immunology in South San Francisco, California

Position to work as an associate scientist in a T cell oriented immunobiology group within comparative biology and safety sciences department, working closely with research scientists within the group and collaborating with multi-functional groups.

The candidate will perform their daily job with cellular immunological techniques, including ELISA, luminex, MSD, multi-color flow cytometry and in vitro immune cell assays.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree and 2 years of scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 4 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

BS with 6+ years of scientific experience or MS and 3+ years of scientific experience in molecular and cellular immunology

Basic immunology knowledge, possessing the cellular or the molecular immunological techniques including multi-color flow cytometry and in vitro immune cell assays, or molecular cloning, retroviral transduction, western blotting and immunoprecipitation

Strong verbal and written communication skills, and is highly motivated, creative and collaborative

Experience with ELISA, multi-color flow cytometry, human PBMC isolation and in vitro T cell activation

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Highly motivated, creative and collaborative

Ability to trouble shoot and work independently on experimental design, execution and data analysis

Comfort in working with PBMC and whole blood from non-clinical species

Comfort in working in a highly interactive and vibrant environment and a passion for teamwork

Ability to synthesize and present results in PowerPoint format in both internal and external group meetings

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.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.