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Medical Science Liaison, Gout, Rheumatology - Rare Disease

Denver, Colorado
Start date
May 8, 2024

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Clinical, Medical Affairs, Science/R&D, Pathology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Medical Science Liaison, Gout, Rheumatology - Rare Disease


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will become part of the Gout Rheumatology team supporting KRYSTEXXA and our incredible pipeline. Our MSLs play an integral role in communicating accurate, clear, and valued information on Amgen science and medicines to the medical community. Your interactions will provide invaluable insights that will guide the direction of our efforts to serve patients.

  • Engage with healthcare partners to educate and communicate clinical and scientific data to advance the scientific platform as aligned with Amgens company goals and objectives
  • Develop relationships with local, community and national level providers based on your value as the expert in disease states and medicines in the Amgen portfolio
  • Educate and communicate clinical value, outcomes, and economic data to payers, providers, and advocacy organizations
  • Respond to unsolicited inquiries consistent with the MSL compliance standards
  • Provide and/or present field observations and insights to internal collaborators
  • Implement a scientific engagement plan according to annual MSL goals and metrics
  • Support speaker training as requested and ensure the speakers are compliant and updated on new data
  • Liaise with current and potential investigators
  • Lead and/or participate on project teams and tactics as delegated by MSL leadership
  • Advance the MSL value proposition, identify gaps, achieve results, and set an example for others to follow by consistently demonstrating Amgen's 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
  • Excel at clinical acuity, expertise and the drive to learn
  • On time completion of all functional requirements of MSLs

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The [vital attribute] professional we seek is a [type of person] with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:Doctorate degree


Masters degree & 3 years of Medical Affairs experience


Bachelors degree & 5 years of Medical Affairs experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pharm.D., Ph.D., PA, NP (Other Doctoral degrees are considered.)
  • Three or more years of clinical practice, clinical research, or medical research. Experience in a medically related field can include post-doctoral training (i.e., residencies and/or fellowships)
  • Rheumatology or Immunology background
  • Patient centric and self-motivated

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 expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is $162,414.00 to $185,108.00 Actual salary will vary based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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
Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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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