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Senior Scientist PK/PD


Thousand Oaks, CA
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Job Description

Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA is seeking a highly motivated and team-oriented candidate for the position of Senior Scientist in the CPMS Department.

The Senior Scientist will serve as a PK/PD analyst and Pharmacometrican to support Amgen Development and Discovery programs across Therapeutic Areas. The Senior Scientist will participate on cross-functional compound development project teams.  The candidate will be responsible for the application of modeling and simulation (M&S) to characterize PK/PD for small and large molecules. They will be responsible for hands-on PK/PD analyses and simulations, report writing, and participate in the summary documents for regulatory submissions.


Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years PK/PD experience


Master's degree and 5 years of PK/PD experience


Bachelor's degree and 7 years of PK/PD experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, or related fields with equivalent professional degrees (e.g. MD, PharmD) and 3 years of experience in the Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Industry, consulting or post-doctoral training
  • Expertise in PK/PD modeling and population-based analyses/simulations with established track-record records of model-based drug development
  • Experience in supporting preclinical/clinical PK, PK/PD, and modeling & simulation components of regulatory documentations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, and communication skills to lead cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated experience with modeling and simulation software (e.g. NONMEM, SAS, S-Plus, R, Phoenix, MATLAB and / or Clinical Trial Simulator)
  • Previous record of scientific contributions through peer-reviewed articles and external presentations

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.