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Amgen Observational Research Manager – China Development in Shanghai, China

The Manager of Observational Research within Amgen’s Center for Observational Research will guide the observational research to support drug development and regulatory decision-making. The role will serve as a strong partner within China R&D teams, Amgen’s global network of epidemiologists, and the external research community.

The location of the role is open within the Amgen offices in Beijing or Shanghai.

The role is responsible for:

1) Leading observational research studies contributing to the research and development of investigational molecules

  • Design and conduct the observational studies that support development planning, inform the design of clinical studies, and optimize the conduct of clinical studies

  • Plan and execute studies describing the natural history of disease and evaluating the real-world safety and effectiveness of medicines

  • Conduct research to highest standards of the profession

2) Advancing Amgen’s core capabilities to conduct observational research within China

  • Actively collaborate with the external academic community

  • Leverage and build upon available data resources and analytical capabilities

  • Lead observational research in compliance of local regulations

3) Engaging with key stakeholders in both local and global development teams

  • Coach and facilitate awareness to the appropriate use and timing of observational research to answer research questions

  • Communicate scientific information to a variety of internal audiences, health authorities, and the scientific community including manuscripts


  • PhD in epidemiology or subject with observational research content; or medical degree with education or experience in observational research

  • Record of publications in epidemiology / pharmacoepidemiology