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Observational Research Manager - US Remote

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
May 25, 2024

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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.

Observational Research Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. This vital role you will be responsible for research activities on therapeutic/product or Data and Analytics Center (DAC) functionally aligned teams.

With a constantly growing demand for information from regulatory and reimbursement agencies, Observational Research (OR) has become a critical component in drug development and commercialization. Amgens Center for Observational Research (CfOR) partners with internal and external teams to generate real world evidence for multiple partners across the product lifecycle. The CfOR gives evidence regarding the frequency and distribution of disease or the clinical burden of disease, the natural history or clinical course of disease, the design of clinical trials, cost and utilization patterns and the safety and efficiency of interventions.

The CfOR Manager is recognized as a strong scientific contributor and a first or contributing author for papers in peer-reviewed journals, abstracts for scientific congresses and internal reports that improve the companys mission. Preferably, CfOR Managers will be located on the Amgen corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA, but remote working opportunities are also available.

Key activities of a CfOR Manager include:
  • Providing support in the design and execution of RWE studies across the product lifecycle
  • Performing and handling research projects involving the analysis of multiple types of data including medical claims, electronic health records and prospective observational cohort studies.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of innovative analytic methods, capabilities and tools to enable rapid, scalable and reproducible RWE.
  • Staying current on the latest developments in the field of observational research and drug development.
  • Promoting awareness, understanding and use of OR methods.
  • Communicating significant scientific information to a variety of audiences.

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 3 years of related research and scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related research and scientific experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of related research and scientific experience


High School diploma / GED and 12 years of related research and scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Epidemiology or other subject with high observational research content
  • Experience communicating observational research information (written and oral)
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams

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 posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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

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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