Sr Medical Scientist - US Medical Affairs - Oncology

Thousand Oaks, California
Jul 25, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The US Medical Affairs team at Amgen is looking for a medical monitor with oncology experience to support the execution of US Medical Affair studies.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the US medical leads in the planning, coordination and implementation of US medical (interventional and observational) studies

Serve as medical monitor for US Medical Affairs studies

Lead the cross-functional team in the development of protocol, protocol amendments, CRFs and research site educational resources

Support key external facing activities related to study conduct including site initiation visits, investigators meetings and steering committee meetings

Serve as the primary point of contact for protocol related inquiries

Support the clinical operations team in ensuring appropriate site selection, timely study start-up and execution of medical studies

Support database locks and data cleaning during the conduct of medical studies

Support the development of the clinical study report upon completion of medical studies

Assist sites with addressing IRB review inquiries

Basic Qualifications

MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school

Preferred Qualifications

2 years of oncology clinical research experience

Clinical research/medical affairs experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO)

Experience with clinical study management and conduct of oncology studies

Oncology disease expertise

Experience with opinion leader interactions

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

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.