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Principal Medical Science Liaison

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Sep 20, 2023

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Clinical, Medical Affairs
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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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.

Principal Medical Science Liaison


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will have 2 main functions: Payer and Opinion Leader support and provision of customer engagement and strategic leadership for priority internal inflammation project initiatives.

  • Forge positive relationships and cross-functional collaboration with key internal team members in Global Medical, Field Sales, Value and Access and Marketing teams to facilitate One-Amgen customer facing engagement strategies.

  • Serve as medical TAVNEOS lead to formulate innovative strategies and tactics, to ensure KOL/HCP have need information for clinical decision making.

  • Collaborate across internal teams for collection of KOL/HCP insights

  • Engage with healthcare collaborators on a national scale to communicate clinical and scientific data to advance the scientific platform as aligned with Amgens goals and objectives.

  • Educate and communicate on the clinical data as consistent with the MSL compliance standards.

  • Provide and/or present field observations and insights to internal partners.

  • Implement scientific engagement plan according to annual MSL goals and metrics

  • Develop and implement local KOL plans in line with scientific engagement plan.

  • Support speaker training as requested and ensure the speakers are updated on new data Support Amgen sponsored research and may serve as a study lead.

  • Lead and/or participate on project teams that support MSL strategies and tactics as delegated by MSL leadership Advance MSL value proposition, identify gaps, achieve results, and set an example for others to follow by consistently demonstrating Amgen values and leadership attributes.

  • Demonstrate tact and integrity when communicating and interacting with others.

  • Lead and support congress activities as aligned with strategy.

  • Compliantly collaborate with cross-functional colleagues. May serve as main of point of contact.

  • Maintain clinical acuity and expertise and timely completion of assigned training.

  • May serve as a training lead, New Hire Mentor and/or International MSL mentor/trainer.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Principal MSL we seek has these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate degree and 4 years of Regional Medical Liaison experience (or equivalent) engaging Health Care Providers and /or Managed Markets, Payers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced medical/scientific/clinical degree preferred.

  • 8 years of industry and/or clinical experience

  • Excellent critical thinking skills, with proven ability to successfully lead the conceptualization, development and execution of a plan

  • Possess a willingness and ability to accelerate, inspire, adapt and integrate in a fast-paced, scientific, ambitious environment.

  • In-depth experience in Rare Disease (5 years)

What you can expect of us

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

The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $201,216- $233,208. In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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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 cancers, 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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
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