Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuroscience, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA

Kate Stuart
November 4, 2015

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Neuroscience

Location: Thousand Oaks, California 91320

Requisition: R-13211

Job Summary

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.

Dr. Narender Gavva in the Neuroscience department at Amgen, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow in the area of Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channel pharmacology.  The proposed project(s) covers TRP channels in general with emphasis on targets linked to disease by human genetics. The postdoctoral fellow will work independently but closely interact with the Neuroscience & Cardiometabolic teams and other functions. The Postdoc will be encouraged to attend and present at scientific conferences and publish his/her findings. The duration of the fellowship is 2-3 years.

Basic Qualifications

PhD at the time of appointment; Experience in electrophysiology, molecular biology, and calcium imaging

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Cell Biology or Neuroscience; Experience in advanced manual patch-clamp techniques such as endolysosomal or cardiomyocyte patch or single channel recordings; Peer-reviewed publication(s) on ion channels.
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.

Only candidates who apply via www.careers.amgen.com will be considered.  Please search the database via career category – College Job, requisition R-13211.