Post Doctoral Fellow - Oncology Research in Thousand Oaks

Post Doctoral Fellow - Oncology Research
Amgen Inc.
Thousand Oaks CA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2018-09-20

Post Doctoral Fellow – Oncology Research

Category: Postdoctoral
Job ID: R-50748
Location: US – California – Thousand Oaks
Posted Date: January 29, 2018

The Amgen Postdoctoral program is committed to providing future scientists with an enriching environment to inspire innovation that will contribute to the development of human therapeutics.

We are seeking a talented postdoctoral scientist in the Oncology Research group interested in pursuing research directed towards the elucidation of novel findings in the role of pro-survival BCL2 family members in cancer. This work will utilize novel genetic and pharmacological tools such as selective Mcl-1 inhibitors and genetically engineered mouse models to build our understanding of how best to utilize this emerging class of therapeutics in clinical development.

Will work as part of a cross-functional team with access to state of the art technology. The Postdoctoral fellow will be encouraged and expected to publish their work in leading scientific journals and attend and present at scientific meetings. In addition, the successful fellow will have the opportunity the participate in active collaborations with leading academic institutions.

Will be expected to independently design and execute experiments and interpret data. A strong scientific track record as evidenced by published or accepted papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Basic Qualifications
PhD at the time of appointment

Preferred Qualifications
Exceptional hands-on in-vitro and in-vivo experimental skills, including experience with establishing and characterizing mouse models of disease

A strong background and interest in cancer biology and immunology

A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That’s why, as a member of our cross functional, cross discipline team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Focused on the industry’s most compelling scientific discoveries and housed within industry leading facilities within the heart of the world’s leading biotechnology hub, our colleagues are growing our pipeline through groundbreaking innovations. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life interrupting illnesses.

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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