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Scientist - Synthetic Biology and NGS (m/f/d)


What we expect of you:

  • Doctorate degree OR
  • Master's degree and 4 years of relevant experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of relevant experience
  • A working understanding of Molecular Biology techniques related to DNA cloning, Next-Generation Sequencing, and recombinant protein expression
  • Experience leading the operations of a core facility or dedicated function
  • Experience with highly automated and miniaturized laboratory workflows
  • Designing and implementing novel workflows in molecular biology or synthetic biology
  • Robotic Liquid handling (TECAN, Acoustic liquid handlers) and worklist scripting
  • Data management and overseeing sample/data workflows
  • Efficient, timely and clear communication to enable working in teams
  • Publishing your scientific contributions and achievements


  • Develop and support high throughput, miniaturized synthetic biology pipelines within Therapeutic Discovery.
  • Innovate novel approaches to increase throughput for our large molecule portfolio through robotics and automation.
  • Oversee the daily operations of an NGS core supporting teams engaged in protein engineering and recombinant protein production for large molecule therapeutic discovery
  • Provide scientific ideas and results that support the generation of publications, patents, or regulatory submissions, and participate in internal and external scientific meetings.

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Amgen Ltd.
Thousand Oaks, Kalifornien [Vereinigte Staaten]