Amgen Pathology Director in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is seeking a comparative/translational anatomic Pathology Director to work in the Department of Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences (CBSS) at our Cambridge, MA location. The pathologist will contribute to the drug development process from target identification and validation through product registration.


Anatomic pathology and toxicology expertise across a wide-range of discovery and development activities in support of the portfolio.

Toxicologic pathology support for regulatory studies.

Discovery and investigative pathology support for the portfolio.

Serve as a nonclinical safety representation on interdisciplinary product teams.

Interpret, manage and analyze a wide range of datasets and literature.

Problem solve nonclinical safety issues and provide context of translational human risk.

Provide pathology expertise for anatomic pathology peer reviews for Amgen.

Provide expertise in activities related to the Investigational New Drug (IND) application and market authorization

Develop strong working partnerships with other Amgen Massachusetts (AMA) scientific groups e.g. Translational Systems Biology, Medicinal Chemistry, Neuroscience Research, Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism, Process Development

Basic Qualifications:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and 2 years of scientific research or clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD and/or post-doctoral research in a relevant discipline (e.g. life sciences, translational biology, molecular biology).

8 + years of industry experience demonstrating a record of achievement.

Ability to critically evaluate and interpret results of experiments and integrate datasets and literature.

Interest to serve as a pathology subject matter expert in a specific discipline.

Ability to work independently, build productive cross-functional collaborations, and manage conflict.

Demonstrated learning agility, resilience, and teamwork skills.

Experience interacting with regulatory agencies.

Demonstrated growth in responsibilities and leadership.

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.