Observational Reseach Manager

Amgen Inc. Wichita , KS 67251

Posted 7 days ago

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

research TA

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

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate Degree


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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Epidemiology or other subject with high observational research


  • Experience in the design, execution, and analysis of observation research

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

Join Us

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.


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