Pharmacokinetics & Drug Metabolism: Scientist


You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

R-130233 Pharmacokinetics & Drug Metabolism: Scientist


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will develop and routinely employ bioanalytical methods for the quantitative and qualitative analysis of small molecules, proteins, antibodies, and oligonucleotides in plasma, tissues, and other biological matrices.
  • Data interpretation and communication of results to project team representatives in support of drug discovery and development.
  • Proven ability to execute experiments to quantitate molecular entities by mass spectrometry in support of both drug discovery and early development programs.
  • Excellent understanding of bioanalytical techniques and an individual that can work collaboratively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Work as a member of the mass spectrometry group within PKDM and will be responsible for performing bioanalysis from sample preparation to data interpretation.
  • Assist in troubleshooting when instrument or assay problems arise.
  • Other responsibilities will include basic biochemistry research, electronic laboratory notebook keeping and communication of results to project teams.


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 by December 2020 OR
  • Master's degree and 4 years of Scientific experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates for PKDM- bioanalysis position will have PhD or MS in chemistry, biochemistry, or equivalent.
  • Experience with operation, troubleshooting, and data interpretation of mass spectrometry is required.
  • Experience with operation of automated liquid sample handling instruments and immunoaffinity capture is desired.
  • The candidate should possess excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to excel in a highly collaborative, matrixed team environment.


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A 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-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.

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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.