Pathology Director (US-Remote)

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jan 15, 2022
Science/R&D, Pathology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

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What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. Amgen is seeking a Pathology Director to work in the Department of Translational Safety and Bioanalytical Sciences (TS&BA), preferably at our South San Francisco or Thousand Oaks CA facility. In this vital role you will contribute in the drug development process from target identification and validation through product registration and post marketing activities. Primary responsibilities of a Pathology Director include:

  • Anatomic pathology and toxicology expertise across a wide-range of discovery and development activities in support of the portfolio
  • Toxicologic pathology support for regulatory studies
  • Discovery and investigative pathology support for the portfolio
  • Serve as a nonclinical safety representation on interdisciplinary product teams; Interpret, manage and analyze a wide range of datasets and literature
  • Problem solve nonclinical safety issues and provide context of translational human risk
  • Provide pathology expertise for anatomic pathology peer reviews
  • Provide expertise in activities related to the Investigational New Drug (IND) application
  • Work in multi-disciplinary cross-site teams.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The qualified professional we seek is a Director of Pathology with these qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD in a biological science (e.g. Molecular/Cellular biology, Immunology, Toxicology, Pathology).
  • 10 years or greater, of toxicologic pathology experience demonstrating a record of achievement.
  • Ability to critically evaluate and interpret results of experiments and integrate datasets and literature.
  • Interest to serve as a pathology subject matter expert in a specific discipline.
  • Ability to work independently, build productive cross-functional collaborations, and manage conflict.
  • Demonstrated learning agility, resilience, and teamwork skills
  • Experience interacting with regulatory agencies.
  • Demonstrated growth in responsibilities and leadership.

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits
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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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.