UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Presents:


Career Opportunities Event!

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

3096 Young Hall

10:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

Job Description

Title: Associate Medicinal Chemistry & Chemistry Process Research

Location: Thousand Oaks & South San Francisco, California and Cambridge, Massachusetts

Bachelor's or Master's degree in chemistry or a related field is required. Relevant laboratory experience is preferred. Associates should be able to operate specialized laboratory equipment and computers, demonstrate good analytical skills, and have a basic knowledge of good laboratory practice. Well developed interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral) is also required.

Job Summary:
The primary responsibilities of the Associate include assisting Research Scientists in performing experiments, organizing data, and analyzing results.  Specific responsibilities include planning and performing laboratory experiments, preparing and analyzing biological samples for laboratory procedures, and compiling and maintaining data on results of analysis and communicating results. Associates also prepare reagents and chemical solutions, perform routine laboratory procedures, and maintain laboratory equipment and supplies. Additional responsibilities include maintaining laboratory notebook and/or computer files, participating in group and project meetings, and seminars.

As an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V, Amgen values and encourages diversity in the workplace.

Drop- in hours from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Nobuko Nishimura, Ph.D. will be available to talk about the research she is conducting, and career opportunities for UCLA graduates at Amgen.

Interview appointments from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If you would like to set-up an interview with Dr. Nishimura:

     Email your resume to Dr. Nishimura at nobukon@amgen.com

    (Be sure to include all of your research and laboratory experience.)

    Include UCLA AMGEN EVENT in the title of the email.

    Dr. Nishimura will contact you with an interview time between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.


If you have any questions please contact Connie Firestone, in the Undergraduate Office, 4009 Young Hall, or email cfire@chem.ucla.edu