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Amgen Clinical Research Medical Director - Cardiovascular (Open to remote) in Thousand Oaks, California

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Clinical Research Medical Director - Cardiovascular

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What you will do

The Cardiovascular Therapeutic Area is seeking a Clinical Research Medical Director to lead the Phase 3 Global Cardiovascular Program for olpasiran (AMG 890) siRNA therapy to lower lipoprotein(a).

The position is located in Thousand Oaks, California, but depending on the situation a remote work arrangement will be considered. The role will report directly to the Global Development Lead for the AMG 890 program.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the clinical study lead to provide clinical/scientific knowledge into the development, design, execution and communication of the global evidence generation plan for the olpasiran (AMG 890) phase 3 program

  • Support cross-functional and global collaborations to integrate broad medical, scientific, and commercial input into the development program

  • Participate and provide clinical input into safety and regulatory interactions

  • Interpret and communicate clinical trial data

  • Author clinical study reports, publications and regulatory submissions

  • Develop key opinion leaders and make scientific presentation at advisory boards, key scientific meetings and external committee meetings as delegated by Global Development Lead

  • Provide clinical content input to materials to be used in Scientific Affairs as well as the Commercial Organization

Win

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

  • MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school and experience in clinical research

  • Completion of an accredited medical or surgical residency OR

  • Clinical experience in either an accredited academic setting or private practice (including hospital based) setting

  • Experience in pharmaceutical product development and clinical trial execution

Preferred Skills

  • Strong and versatile clinical development experience in cardiovascular and accreditation in relevant sub-specialty (i.e. cardiovascular medicine or endocrinology)

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle, and commercialization processes

  • Experience with developing study concepts for clinical development and clinical trial designs with cross functional input, including biostatistics, observational research and patient reported outcomes in Phase 1,2 and/or 3 clinical trials in inflammation/immunology

  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA and EMEA/CHMP regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory requirements

  • Leadership experience/potential as a medical expert in a complex matrix environment

  • Ability to effectively present ideas and document complex medical/clinical concepts in both written and oral communication

  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities while exhibiting superior judgment and a balanced, realistic understanding of issues and resolution path

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What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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