Senior Scientist, Cardio-metabolic Disorders


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Senior Scientist, Cardio-metabolic Disorders


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. The Cardio-metabolic Disease therapeutic area within Discovery Research at Amgen is seeking to recruit a Sr. Scientist that is highly motivated and with a track record of experience in identifying, selecting, validating, and advancing drug targets to treat cardio-metabolic diseases, heart failure expertise is a plus. The location will be in South San Francisco.

In this vital role you will:
  • Show a high degree of independence to conduct experiments in the laboratory and provide scientific input into preclinical animal models will be used to advance the programs
  • Conduct in vivo and ex vivo experiments to support drug discovery in cardio-metabolic disorders, heart failure is a plus
  • To be highly motivated, with strong experimental and technical research skills, outstanding written and oral communication skills, and be able to work productively in a collaborative and cross-functional team environment within and outside of our laboratory.
  • To demonstrate relevant areas of training as in vivo pharmacology in heart failure.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of relevant industry experience


Master's degree and 5 years of relevant industry experience


Bachelor's degree and 7 years of relevant industry experience

Preferred Experience:

  • 3-5 years of work experience
  • Experience in one or more of the following disease areas; cardiometabolic diseases.
  • Demonstrate aptitude for independent research and innovative thinking
  • Ability to design in vivo cardiovascular studies
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to staff in the same function.
  • Skilled in cardiovascular surgery
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail will be crucial
  • Strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals


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

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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.

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