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Amgen Senior Medical Science Liaison, Cardiovascular Metabolic in Birmingham, Alabama


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.

Senior Medical Science Liaison, Cardiovascular


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. This is a field-based position for the Cardiovascular Metabolic Senior Medical Science Liaison therapeutic area within the US Medical team. In this vital role, you will interact with cardiometabolic opinion leaders and healthcare decision-makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform as aligned with Amgen's organizational goals and objectives.


  • Engage with healthcare partners to educate and communicate clinical and scientific data to advance the scientific platform as aligned with Amgen’s organizational goals and objectives.

  • Educate and communicate clinical value, outcomes, and economic data to payers, providers, key partners, advocacy, and access enablers

  • Provide in-depth clinical and economic support to payers, IDNs, and formulary committees, while also sharing insights with key internal collaborators on customer trends in interpreting and using value evidence, reimbursement, and payer policy. May serve as main medical point of contact at prioritized local payer, regional payer, and IDN accounts

  • 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

  • Develop and implement local OL plans in line with SEP

  • 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

  • Educate potential investigators on the submission process for investigator-sponsored studies

  • Lead and/or participate on project teams that support MSL strategies and tactics as delegated by MSL leadership

  • Lead and support congress activities in accordance with the strategy. May serve as the congress lead.

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

  • Maintain clinical savvy and expertise and ensure the timely completion of assigned training. May serve as a training lead, new hire mentor, and/or international MSL mentor or trainer

  • 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 professionalism when communicating and interacting with individuals.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The adaptable professional we seek is a key collaborator with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Regional Medical Liaison experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pharm. D., Ph.D., M.D., or D.O. (other doctoral degrees are considered.)

  • Five years of industry experience in Scientific or Medical Affairs at a biotech or pharmaceutical company

  • At least three years in a Medical Science Liaison role

  • Five or more years focused on clinical practice, clinical research, or medical research. Experience in a medically related field can include post-doctoral training (i.e., residencies and/or fellowships)

  • Cardio-metabolic expertise preferred


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.

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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