Principal Pathologist - South San Francisco, CA | Biospace
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Principal Pathologist


South San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Amgen is a values based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. At our San Francisco facilities, we provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and verve that marked our early days as a biotechnology pioneer. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this:

The Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences (CBSS) department at Amgen is seeking a comparative/translational pathologist to join our growing R&D organization in South San Francisco, CA.  Amgen pathologists are integral members of nonclinical safety sciences and cross-functional scientific teams.  Pathologists contribute to a wide-range of activities across the portfolio, modalities and therapeutic indications.  In this capacity, the successful candidate will contribute to both investigative and regulatory studies, interpret and integrate complex data sets, problem solve safety issues, and provide context of human risk.  Other opportunities exist including discovery and investigative pathology support, CBSS representation on interdisciplinary product teams, peer reviews, and due diligence reviews.


Basic Qualifications:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Preferred Qualifications:

American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)  board certification in anatomic pathology

PhD and/or post-doctoral research in a relevant discipline (e.g. life sciences, translational biology, molecular biology)

2 years + of academic or industry experience demonstrating a record of achievement

Ability to critically evaluate and interpret results of experiments and integrate datasets and literature

Ability to work independently, build productive cross-functional collaborations, manage conflict, and multi-task

Demonstrated team work skills, resilience, and leadership skills

Interest and ability to serve as a pathology subject matter expert

Working knowledge of database tools and tools needed to effectively query literature and public databases

A Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the world, we invest in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of our patients. That's why, as a member of our cross functional, cross discipline team, we provide you with valuable opportunities to broaden your experience and maximize your potential. Focused on the industry's most

compelling scientific discoveries and housed within industry leading facilities within the heart of the world's leading biotechnology hub, our colleagues are growing our pipeline through groundbreaking innovations. We believe in rewarding those who do rewarding work and are committed to providing careers that can help turn the tide of serious, life interrupting illnesses.