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Senior Research Scientist, Special Projects

Job ID: 2571019 | Amazon.com Services LLC

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- MSc/Ph.D in Life Sciences plus 5-8 years experience.
- 5+ years of directly-related commercial or academic post-graduate experience.

DESCRIPTION

Innovators wanted! Are you an entrepreneur? A builder? A dreamer? This role is part of an Amazon Special Projects team that takes the company’s Think Big leadership principle to the extreme. We focus on creating entirely new products and services with a goal of positively impacting the lives of our customers. No industries or subject areas are out of bounds. If you’re interested in innovating at scale to address big challenges in the world, this is the team for you. Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have thirteen employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We are constantly learning through programs that are local, regional, and global. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust. Our team highly values work-life balance, mentorship and career growth. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects and offer training that will challenge you to become your best.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Ability to work within multidisciplinary teams at the interface of life science and computer science.
- Expertise with cutting life sciences methods and concepts.
- Familiarity with data analysis tools and methodologies that are commonly used in modern laboratory data analysis.
- Work with a team of researchers to extend and interpret advanced analytical methodologies.
- Ability to work successfully within an entrepreneurial environment.
- Broad familiarity with different areas of the life sciences.
- Ability to establish and manage external partnerships with key technology partners and collaborators

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $127,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $247,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.