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Scientist - In Vitro Diagnostics

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-116022
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US


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. Join us.

Scientist - In Vitro Diagnostics


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will [top-line statement connecting primary position responsibility to employer brand].

Implementing companion diagnostic development strategies through integration of functional partner input.

Working 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.

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


What we expect of you

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 3 years of companion diagnostic development experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 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 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 the biopharmaceutical or diagnostics industry


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

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


Equal Opportunity Statement

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 a 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 an accommodation.

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.


Posted: 2021-04-08 Expires: 2021-05-10

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