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Amgen Senior Medical Scientist - Global Medical Affairs – Oncology Solid Tumor in Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


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 Scientist - Global Medical Affairs – Oncology Solid Tumor


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will support the development and execution of global medical affairs strategy for numerous oncology assets clinical development within the Amgen solid tumor franchise.

  • Contribute to the global medical strategy through deep understanding of medical practice Provide support for the development and achievement of the clinical development plan for the oncology products through strategic medical insights and optimization of clinical trial achievement for studies (in collaboration with GMAT)

  • Actively provide insights and support the development of the Target Product Profile Support the Oncology Solid Tumors Global Medical Affairs Team with the objective of advancing and accelerating the Oncology pipeline

  • Support the development and fulfillment of global medical affairs strategy including medical insight generation and translation into medical strategy

  • Coordinate with the regions to support the development and execution of the external partner management plan (including advisory boards), communication strategy, scientific platform, publication plan and evidence generation plans for oncology product

  • Partner on evidence generation and ensure key regional/local needs are addressed Develop robust external partner engagement and insight gathering to strengthen understanding of the unmet need and improve medical value of the oncology products

  • Enhance Amgen's reputation as a science-based and patient focused reliable partner


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of relevant experience


Master’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience


Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of relevant experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years Medical Affairs experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO) that includes collaborations with integrated delivery networks, accountable care organizations, and/or payers

  • 2+ years of clinical research experience and/or basic science combined with clinical instructing and patient care activities ideally in oncology

  • Experience with partner engagement and interactions (e.g. opinion leaders, advocacy groups, collaborative research networks)

  • In-depth understanding of scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific and practical rationale

  • Familiarity with concepts of clinical research, clinical trial design, real world evidence, and biostatistics

  • Familiarity with phase clinical studies

  • Sound scientific/medical judgment Strong long term strategic vision and ability to anticipate and adapt to rapid changes to the treatment landscape

  • Familiarity with regulations and guidelines that govern pharma industry practices


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

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

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Amgen does not have an application deadline for this position; we will continue accepting applications until we receive a sufficient number or select a candidate for the position.

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.