Medical Writing Mgr

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-31919
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing publications within the oncology therapeutic area. The Manager will work closely with external authors and key internal stakeholders to develop high-quality, scientifically rigorous manuscripts and review articles for peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as abstracts and presentations for scientific congresses.
Additional responsibilities may include the following: attending congresses and writing meeting summaries; preparing or editing documents for internal use or for submission to external, regulatory bodies; providing strategic input to publication teams and congress planning teams; overseeing the work of publication vendors; contributing to internal, process improvement initiatives.
This role provides an exceptional opportunity to be an integral member of a dynamic team that communicates the results of Amgen's research to the scientific community and embraces Amgen's aspiration to be the world's best human therapeutics company.
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 2 years of clinical experience
Master's degree and 6 years of clinical experience
Bachelor's degree and 8 years of clinical experience
Associate degree and 10 years of clinical experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate degree
One year of publication development experience in a biopharmaceutical setting, preferably in the oncology therapeutic area, or postdoctoral experience in oncology
Experience preparing clinical manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed medical journals as well as abstracts, posters, and slide decks for presentation at scientific congresses
Knowledge of hematology and/or oncology
Experience working in a matrix team setting
Experience collaborating with clinical investigator-authors
Exceptional analytical, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Apply project management skills to advance numerous projects simultaneously and to deliver high-quality documents rapidly
Lead and/or facilitate effective team meetings
Proficient in word processing, including touch-typing, and pertinent software (eg, Microsoft Office, EndNote, Adobe Illustrator)
Knowledgeable about publication guidelines and best practices
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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