Senior Medical Scientist, Global Medical Affairs - Oncology Solid Tumor Early Products (US-Remote)

Los Angeles, CA
Jan 16, 2022
Required Education
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.

Senior Medical Scientist - Global Medical Affairs Oncology Solid Tumor Early Products


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will support the development and execution of global medical affairs strategy for numerous oncology assets in early stages of clinical development within the Amgen solid tumors franchise.

The GMA Senior Medical Scientist for Early Oncology products will:

  • Contribute to the global medical strategy through deep understanding of medical practice
  • Provide support for the development and achievement of the clinical development plan for the early oncology products through strategic medical insights and optimization of clinical trial achievement for early phase studies (in collaboration with GMAT)
  • Actively provide insights and support the development of the early Target Product Profile
  • Support the Early Oncology Solid Tumors Global Medical Affairs Team with the objective of advancing and accelerating the Early Oncology pipeline
  • Support the development and fulfillment of global medical affairs strategy including medical insight generation and translation into medical strategy
  • Coordinate with the regions to support the development and execution of the external partner management plan (including advisory boards), communication strategy, scientific platform, publication plan and evidence generation plans for early oncology product
  • Partner on evidence generation and ensure key regional/local needs are addressed
  • Develop robust external partner engagement and insight gathering to strengthen understanding of the unmet need and improve medical value of the early oncology products
  • Enhance Amgen's reputation as a science-based and patient focused reliable partner


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is an innovative leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

  • MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school, OR PhD OR PharmD

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years Medical Affairs experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO) that includes collaborations with integrated delivery networks, accountable care organizations, and/or payers
  • 2+ years of clinical research experience and/or basic science combined with clinical instructing and patient care activities ideally in oncology
  • Experience with partner engagement and interactions (e.g. opinion leaders, advocacy groups, collaborative research networks)
  • 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
  • Familiarity with Early phase clinical studies
  • Sound scientific/medical judgment
  • Strong long term strategic vision and ability to anticipate and adapt to rapid changes to the treatment landscape
  • Familiarity with regulations and guidelines that govern pharma industry practices


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

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

Join Us

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.