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Associate Scientist


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


Youve earned your degree.

How will you use that achievement to reach your goals?

Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have.

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

It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide.

Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Associate Scientist Live What you will do Lets do this.

Lets change the world.

In this dynamic role you will develop, qualify and perform analytical methods for testing of late-stage clinical recombinant protein pharmaceuticals, including product characterization and comparability activities for
– both drug substance and drug product.

Responsibilities include: Collaborate with scientists in a multidisciplinary team to support the late stage product and process characterization of pharmaceutical products with advanced analytical methods including capillary electrophoresis, chromatography and mass spectrometry techniques.

Contribute to development, optimization and troubleshooting of analytical methods, participate in qualification, transfer and validation experiments with a focus on separation-based purity and characterization methods Other duties include data analyses, maintenance of electronic notebook records of experimental data, participation in authoring of technical protocols and reports, and presentation of results in internal meetings Win What we expect of you We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients.

The Science professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications: Master’s degree and 2 years of scientific experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of scientific experience.

Preferred Qualifications: MS in Biochemistry or Chemistry Experience in industrial analytical laboratories supporting characterization of protein therapeutics Experience in analytical methodologies used to characterize protein therapeutics including CE, SEC, IEX, RP, HILIC and MS Knowledge of data processing and analysis tools in Excel and other statistical software Hands on experience with method qualifications and transfers Ability to work in a matrix team environment and collaborate effectively Ability to independently prioritize, manage and schedule tasks in order to meet deliverables Familiarity with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and electronic lab notebook (ELN) Thrive Some of the vast rewards of working here 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.

Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and improve 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 Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor Apply now for a career that defies imagination Objects in your future are closer than they appear.

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.

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.