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Principal Scientist – Structural Biology


This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted August 2, 2022.


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are.

At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do.

It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies.

We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide.

Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Principal Scientist
– Structural Biology Live What you will do Lets do this.

Lets change the world.

In this vital role you will provide leadership and expertise in structural biology.

As well as lead the Amgen South San Francisco structural biology team to contribute to drug discovery projects using X-ray crystallography and cryo-EM techniques Responsibilities: To closely interact with colleagues in Discovery Protein Science, biochemistry and biophysics, computational and medicinal chemistry and other functional groups to solve project specific problems, evaluate outcome and positively impact project goals, directions and progress.

Identify critical needs in collaboration with broad functional teams within R&D.

To remain current with structural biology technology development and formulate structural biology strategies and future directions Establish and maintain strong productive relationships with external partners and collaborators including academic labs and CROs.

Win 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 Scientist with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications Doctorate degree and 3 years of Structural Biology experience or Masters degree and 6 years of Structural Biology experience or Bachelors degree and 8 years of Structural Biology experience Preferred Qualifications Ph.D.

in Structural Biology or related discipline with significant postdoc research experience in membrane protein structural biology or large macromolecular complex structural biology 5 years of directly related industry experience Knowledge of state-of-the-art structural biology techniques including crystallography and cryo-EM structure determination Ability to work independently and effectively within tight timelines and to collaborate and work productively in a multidisciplinary environment Skills in managing multiple projects and capability to prioritize Skills and experiences in people management Thrive What you can expect of us As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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. 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.