Senior Medical Scientist - Cardio - Omecamtiv Mecarbil

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Sep 14, 2019
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Medical Scientist is accountable to support the development and execution of the global medical strategy of the Omecamtiv Mecarbil Global Medical Team (GMAT) to maximize Amgen's value proposition.

  • Contribute to global medical strategy through deep understanding of clinical practice in multiple healthcare ecosystems to maximize access and reimbursement at global level
  • Support the Global Medical Affairs (Product) Team
  • Support the development and execution of global medical strategy, including external stakeholder management, communication, evidence generation, medical education, and value and access
  • Support the development and execution of a global medical communication strategy including clinical narrative framework, scientific platform, core content, publications, congresses and other scientific events
  • Support external stakeholder engagement strategy to strengthen external understanding of the unmet need and medical value of the product to appropriate patients, OLs, advocacy groups, patient affairs, medical societies, payers, policymakers and healthcare providers
  • Support the build-up of Amgen's reputation as a science-based and patient focused reliable partner
  • Support the development and execution of non-registrational evidence generation strategy, including the assessment of Investigator Sponsored Studies.
  • Support the development and execution of medical educational strategy
  • Support the development and execution of medical advisory boards
  • Support the development and execution of Omecamtiv Mecarbil competitive research grant program

Basic Qualifications

MD/DO degree from an accredited medical school OR PhD OR PharmD


2 years of medical affairs or clinical research experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in cardiovascular therapeutic area (esp. heart failure)
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and interactions (e.g. opinion leaders, advocacy groups, payers)
  • In-depth understanding of scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific and practical rationale
  • Familiarity with concepts of clinical research, clinical trial design, real world evidence and biostatistics
  • Sound scientific/medical judgment
  • Familiarity with regulations and guidelines that govern pharma industry practices

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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.



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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.