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Scientist - Discovery Biomarkers (m/f/d)



  • Doctorate degree OR Master's degree and 4 years of scientific experience OR Bachelor's degree and 6 years of scientific experience
  • PhD or MD, with postdoctoral training and research experience in the fields of genomics, cell and molecular biology, or biochemistry
  • Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the areas of cell and molecular biology and biochemistry as demonstrated by multiple high impact publications
  • Demonstrated experience in leading independent research and/or drug development
  • Experience with implementing multiple technology platforms
  • Experience with genomics and computational biology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collaborate and troubleshoot to solve problems
  • Experience working in teams and consistently delivering results

What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will focus on the discovery of biomarkers to support the progression of therapeutic candidates from discovery to early clinical development. The Amgen Discovery Biomarkers group is looking for a Scientist, dedicated to biomarker discovery in the areas of oncology, cardiovascular disease, and/or inflammation. This innovative Scientist work cross-functionally and interact closely with both the clinical biomarker and discovery research groups.

  • Develop deep disease area expertise for key indications in the therapeutic area's strategy
  • Discovery and prioritization of disease stratification and target engagement biomarker candidates relevant to the pipeline
  • Develop, implement, and carry out a therapeutic biomarker discovery strategy across several programs
  • Generate and transition key pharmacodynamic and patient stratification/selection biomarker discovery data in support of clinical biomarker assay and companion diagnostic test development
  • Support translational biomarker activities for therapeutic assets, including investigator meetings/ad boards and investigator sponsored studies for correlative biomarker research together with the Clinical Biomarker lead
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed environment to drive scientific and technical innovation collaboratively with teams working in the areas of Cancer and Immune-Oncology, Cardiometabolic Disorders, and Inflammatory Diseases, as well as with other functions including the Clinical
  • Biomarker & Diagnostics Team, Translational Medicine, Therapeutic Discovery, Human Genetics and Computational Biology

» Job description

Amgen Ltd.
Thousand Oaks, California [USA]