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Senior Scientist, Clinical Pharmacology

Amgen

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Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
7/19/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
R-40228
Salary:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

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 Clinical Pharmacology, Modeling & Simulation Department within Medical Sciences at Amgen is seeking an experienced doctoral level candidate for the position of Senior Scientist.

Responsibilities:

The Senior Scientist of Clinical Pharmacology will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Clinical Pharmacology, Modeling & Simulation strategies for cutting-edge novel modalities, protein therapeutics, & small molecules to ensure development of safe/effective dosing regimens for various patient sub-populations & ensure optimal drug development using cutting-edge Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) approaches. The individual will represent in the cross-functional global drug development teams the Clinical Pharmacology, Modeling & Simulation department & will also be responsible for the designing, planning and execution of clinical pharmacology studies in support of development of cutting-edge novel modalities, protein therapeutics, & small molecules.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of scientific experience

OR

Master's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 7 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD (in Pharmacokinetics or Pharmaceutical Sciences or Pharmacology) or equivalent professional degree (MD or PharmD) and 5+ years of experience as Clinical Pharmacology functional representative on product development teams in the Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Industry.

Experience in designing strategic clinical pharmacology, modeling & simulation plans in support of development of small molecule and/or protein therapeutics.

Experience in leading the design and execution of clinical pharmacology studies including bioequivalence, drug-drug interaction, special population, ethnic sensitivity, ADME and pediatric studies and integrating results into regulatory filings, and product labels.

Experience with PK and PK/PD strategies, data analysis, interpretation, and reporting of PK and PK/PD data from clinical studies.

Hands-on experience in population PK/PD & PBPK modeling and simulation.

Experience in authoring regulatory documents, knowledge of global regulatory requirements and guidance, and experience of interaction with global health authorities.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.