Career CategoryScientificJob Description
Observational research (OR) makes important contributions to drug
development, commercialization, and safety evaluation. OR contributes
evidence regarding the frequency and distribution of disease, the natural
history and clinical burden of disease, the design of clinical trials, cost and
utilization patterns, and the safety and effectiveness of therapies. There is
increasing demand for information from OR studies by regulatory and
reimbursement authorities. The Center for Observational Research (CfOR)
was created to address this imperative.
This CfOR Manager will have responsibilities for various research activities in
the Inflammation Therapeutic Area (TA) and reports directly to a Therapeutic
Area Director. A CfOR Manager is recognized as a strong scientific
contributor and is a first or contributing author for papers in peer reviewed
journals or for internal reports that enhance the company's mission. This
position will be located at Amgen's Thousand Oaks headquarters.
Key Activities include, but are not limited to:
Contributes to research strategy within the product teams and observational
Incidence/prevalence of disease in US, EU, Asia, and emerging market countries
Executes or manages research projects involving the analysis of multiple
Executes pharmacovigilance studies
Provides safety research support across the life cycle of Amgen products
Supports development of risk management plans
Conducts literature reviews and prepares research reports and scientific
Stays abreast of the latest developments in the field of observational
research and drug development
Promotes awareness, understanding, and use of observational research
Supports relationships with key leaders in observational research
Provides input into observational research department meetings
Communicates significant scientific information to a variety of audiences
Master's Degree and 3 years of Scientific experience
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of Scientific experience
Associate's degree and 10 years of Scientific experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Scientific experience
studies within Pharmaceutical or Public Health setting
Experience in research to support drug development
Experience in observational research project planning and management
Experience communicating observational research information (written and
Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams
Record of publications in observational research or clinical journals
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
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.