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Principal Scientist - In Vitro Diagnostics

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    114879401
Amgen

Job ID: R-86472
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360
Additional Location: US - California - South San Francisco

A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the promise of this emerging science to bring safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

Amgen is seeking a Principal Scientist - In Vitro Diagnostics to work out of our Thousand Oaks, CA or South San Francisco, CA research sites.

Integral to the ongoing success of Amgen's comprehensive biomarker programs, the Medical Sciences In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Group is responsible for the transition of exploratory biomarkers to marketed IVDs, working with other functions within Amgen to identify the appropriate partner for diagnostic test development. The role uses a wide breadth of communication expertise across a broad range of stakeholders, influencing decision-making through negotiation, and addressing conflict by building productive working relationships across functional areas both within and outside the company.

Position Responsibilities

Formulate and implement companion diagnostic development strategies through integration of functional stakeholder input

Work with third party companion diagnostic partners to develop project plans including resource identification, budget, facility and regulatory requirements to meet project goals and clinical timelines

Lead internal and external cross-functional teams required to manage and execute external diagnostic development partnerships with third parties from inception through regulatory approval in multiple jurisdictions

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 3 years of companion diagnostic development experience

OR

Master's degree and 6 years of companion diagnostic development experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 8 years of companion diagnostic development experience

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology or Genomics

Subject matter expert with proven pharma-facing experience developing and launching companion diagnostics in alignment with drug development programs

Poise and professionalism with strong communication and influencing skills in a dynamic and changing environment

R&D experience in companion diagnostics development and knowledge of regulatory submission requirements of in vitro diagnostic devices in multiple markets

Experience integrating data from multiple sources and identifying critical process variables

Experience establishing and reviewing complex plans for multiple projects or activities. This includes planning resource allocation and distribution and identifying risks and contingency plans

Understanding of clinical study design and operational considerations associated with the alignment of companion diagnostic and pharmaceutical clinical trials

5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry

At Amgen, our mission is serving patients. Our staff are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of science to transform medicine and turn the tide on serious illnesses. Central to achieving this mission is our "people-first" philosophy. We recruit the best talent, build an environment that facilitates career growth, and provide staff with the opportunity to make significant contributions for patients and our business.

Consistent with our core leadership value of "Develops the Best Team," we are seeking leaders that prioritize the development of talent. As a manager, your first priority and primary role is to accelerate the performance and development of your team. We expect managers to exemplify strong leadership and champion self-awareness and career development. Ways that you will display your leadership acumen in this role include:
  • Mentoring, coaching, and developing staff to build highly-skilled, diverse, and inclusive teams
  • Fostering a positive and respectful work environment that encourages staff retention and motivates individuals to work toward common goals and priorities
  • Ensuring that staff understand how their efforts and contributions make a meaningful impact to the business
  • Growing core skills and capabilities among staff, particularly in learning agility, problem solving, strategic and creative thinking, flexibility, resilience, effective communication, prioritization, delivery of results, and continuous improvement
  • Making accurate evaluations of your team's skills and competencies and providing timely and respectful feedback, including direct delivery of difficult messages
  • Developing an understanding of your team's career objectives and serve as a thought-partner in their career development plans


Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-86472<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><b>Additional Location: </b>US - California - South San Francisco<br/><br/>A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the promise of this emerging science to bring safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.<br><br>Amgen is seeking a Principal Scientist - In Vitro Diagnostics to work out of our Thousand Oaks, CA or South San Francisco, CA research sites.<br><br>Integral to the ongoing success of Amgen's comprehensive biomarker programs, the Medical Sciences In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Group is responsible for the transition of exploratory biomarkers to marketed IVDs, working with other functions within Amgen to identify the appropriate partner for diagnostic test development. The role uses a wide breadth of communication expertise across a broad range of stakeholders, influencing decision-making through negotiation, and addressing conflict by building productive working relationships across functional areas both within and outside the company.<br><br><b>Position Responsibilities</b><br><br>Formulate and implement companion diagnostic development strategies through integration of functional stakeholder input<br><br>Work with third party companion diagnostic partners to develop project plans including resource identification, budget, facility and regulatory requirements to meet project goals and clinical timelines<br><br>Lead internal and external cross-functional teams required to manage and execute external diagnostic development partnerships with third parties from inception through regulatory approval in multiple jurisdictions<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications </b><br><br>Doctorate degree and 3 years of companion diagnostic development experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 6 years of companion diagnostic development experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 8 years of companion diagnostic development experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications</b><br><br>Ph.D in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology or Genomics<br><br>Subject matter expert with proven pharma-facing experience developing and launching companion diagnostics in alignment with drug development programs<br><br>Poise and professionalism with strong communication and influencing skills in a dynamic and changing environment<br><br>R&D experience in companion diagnostics development and knowledge of regulatory submission requirements of in vitro diagnostic devices in multiple markets<br><br>Experience integrating data from multiple sources and identifying critical process variables<br><br>Experience establishing and reviewing complex plans for multiple projects or activities. This includes planning resource allocation and distribution and identifying risks and contingency plans<br><br>Understanding of clinical study design and operational considerations associated with the alignment of companion diagnostic and pharmaceutical clinical trials<br><br>5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry<br><br>At Amgen, our mission is serving patients. Our staff are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of science to transform medicine and turn the tide on serious illnesses. Central to achieving this mission is our "people-first" philosophy. We recruit the best talent, build an environment that facilitates career growth, and provide staff with the opportunity to make significant contributions for patients and our business.<br><br>Consistent with our core leadership value of "Develops the Best Team," we are seeking leaders that prioritize the development of talent. As a manager, your first priority and primary role is to accelerate the performance and development of your team. We expect managers to exemplify strong leadership and champion self-awareness and career development. Ways that you will display your leadership acumen in this role include:<br><ul><li>Mentoring, coaching, and developing staff to build highly-skilled, diverse, and inclusive teams</li><li>Fostering a positive and respectful work environment that encourages staff retention and motivates individuals to work toward common goals and priorities</li><li>Ensuring that staff understand how their efforts and contributions make a meaningful impact to the business</li><li>Growing core skills and capabilities among staff, particularly in learning agility, problem solving, strategic and creative thinking, flexibility, resilience, effective communication, prioritization, delivery of results, and continuous improvement</li><li>Making accurate evaluations of your team's skills and competencies and providing timely and respectful feedback, including direct delivery of difficult messages</li><li>Developing an understanding of your team's career objectives and serve as a thought-partner in their career development plans</li></ul><br><br>Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen. <br> <br> Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. <br> <br> As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/b7QlYoU8jJMRcxEkINmMp"> <p>PI114879401</p>

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Posted: 2019-10-25 Expires: 2019-11-25

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