Senior Scientist - Therapeutic Discovery (Bangalore) - India
Amgen is a leading global biotechnology company, with a mission to serve patients around the world. As a science-based, patient-focused organization, we discover and develop innovative therapies to treat serious illnesses. Our medicines have made a dramatic difference in the lives of millions. To underpin our commitment to serve patients, Amgen is expanding our Research and Development facility in Bangalore, India. We are seeking an exceptional Scientist to be part of our world-class Therapeutic Discovery organization and drive forward our research efforts India. This scientist will lead Antibody discovery campaigns and in vitro pharmacology efforts, in partnership with colleagues in the North American Discovery Research group. Essential aspects of the role will be; developing research plans for targets of interest, transferring and/or developing necessary functional screens, design and generation of reagent proteins as needed, characterization of antibody binding properties and antibody engineering. This scientific leader will oversee a local team of scientists specifically dedicated to this effort and will report into the Amgen Biologics Discovery team based in North America.
Responsibilities will include (but not limited to) overseeing laboratory experiments; project strategy and tactical approach; designing and implementing scientific research; planning detailed procedures for defined projects including timelines, milestones, methodological approaches, expected results and necessary resources; reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting scientific data and results; providing regular updates, documentation, and/or communication on project results; collaborating with other scientists and keeping current with field of expertise, including literature and technology development. Additional responsibilities may include advising supervisors and colleagues in areas of expertise; participating in national and international scientific meetings; providing scientific results that support the generation of publications, patents, or regulatory submissions and supervising research associates and laboratory assistants.
This senior scientist will break new ground establishing this capability in India. With this in mind the successful candidate will require significant flexibility; initially the role will involve general support for establishing the core screening capability that could support a range of projects; including small molecule and non-therapeutic antibody generation.