Sr. Principal Scientist

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together-researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Sr. Principal Scientist

Live

What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will work in hte pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism (PKDM) within Amgen Research which is dedicated to the discovery and development of novel, effective, and safe medicines.

The department of pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism (PKDM) within Amgen Research is dedicated to the discovery and development of novel, effective, and safe medicines. PKDM is currently seeking a Senior Scientist level candidate. The successful candidate will work in a team environment to characterize the absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion (ADME) and pharmacokinetic properties of therapeutic drug candidates to achieve their full pharmacological potential. PKDM works in close partnership with subject areas such as medicinal chemistry, protein sciences, pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutical sciences, clinical pharmacology and regulatory to craft promising clinical therapeutic candidates, conduct preclinical development studies, support clinical evaluation and contribute to IND and NDA filings.

Responsibilities:

  • Require strong knowledge and experience as a project team representatives (PTR) in support of drug discovery and development.
  • Ability to lead others regarding experimental design, data interpretation, and communication of results.
  • Subject matter expertise across different modalities is strongly desired.


Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Scientist professional we seek is a leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 3 years of industry experience Or
  • Master's degree and 6 years of industry experience Or
  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years of industry experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in pharmacology, pharmacokinetic/pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry or a related discipline.
  • Experience representing PKDM science in drug discovery and/or development is required.
  • The candidate should possess excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to excel in a highly collaborative, matrixed team environment.
  • Experience with filing IND-enabling reports and written summaries is of benefit.


This position can be remote or based out of South San Francisco.

Thrive

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits


Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

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