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Scientist, Antibody Discovery – Display Technologies

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If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach millions of patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Scientist, Antibody Discovery – Display Technologies
Open to candidates Canada wide but work will be located in Burnaby, BC

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will join our discovery research efforts with our Antibody Discovery and Screening Team. You will be ideating, developing and implementing new approaches to in vitro antibody discovery in a mammalian display system. You will be laboratory-based scientist, embedded in a technologically diverse team, and will lead therapeutic and reagent discovery programs, new technology development, and mentor junior staff.

As an Antibody Discovery Scientist developing in vitro based discovery you will focus on:

Advancing new display platforms for discovery of large molecule-based biologics
Designing new libraries in a context of a mammalian cell surface display
Designing new approaches for functional phenotypic screening to identify antibodies with a specific pharmacological function
Developing novel screening platforms, including functional assays and cell lines enabling library screening
Discovering and characterizing panels of candidate therapeutic molecules meeting aggressive program design goals
Champion programs, lead teams, and collaborate with scientists within Amgen BC site and across multiple sites and functional areas to generate strategy to advance projects
Present data in internal and external settings including oral and poster presentations at scientific conferences, lead writing manuscripts, and generate IP

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The scientific professional we seek is an innovative leader with these qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Ph.D in Biological Sciences (Cell Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Genetics or other relevant fields)
Master’s degree and 4 years experience in academic or industry wet lab
Bachelor’s degree and 6 years experience in academic or industry wet lab

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD with at least 2 years of postdoctoral or drug development industry experience in Biological Sciences
An excellent bench scientist with a passion for new methodologies
Experience in biological assay and cell line development an asset; genome engineering experience an asset
Molecular biology experience including designing expression plasmids and next generation sequencing (NGS)
Experience in display technologies, including yeast, phage, or mammalian, would be an asset
Experience in discovery of large-molecule based therapeutics would be an asset
Knowledgeable, highly motivated, creative, and collaborative with strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple programs while working in a fast-paced environment and delivering results to meet timelines

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.

Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
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
Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 06/07/2022

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