Senior Scientist (Clinical Pharmacology, Modeling and Simulation -CPMS)
South San Francisco , California
February 03, 2017
Amgen is seeking a highly motivated and team-oriented Senior Scientist in the Clinical Pharmacology, Modeling and Simulation (CPMS) Department.
The Senior Scientist will serve as a PK/PD analyst and Pharmacometrican to support Amgen Development and Discovery programs across Therapeutic Areas. The Senior Scientist will participate on cross-functional compound development project teams and will be responsible for the application of modeling and simulation (M&S) to characterize PK/PD for small and large molecules.
Responsible for hands-on PK/PD analyses and simulations, report writing, and participate in the summary documents for regulatory submissions.
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 2 years PK/PD experience OR
Master's degree and 5 years of PK/PD experience OR
Bachelor's degree and 7 years of PK/PD experience
Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, or related fields with equivalent professional degrees (e.g. MD, PharmD) and 3+ years of experience in the Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Industry, consulting or post-doctoral training
Expertise in PK/PD modeling and population-based analyses/simulations with established track-record records of model-based drug development
Experience in supporting preclinical/clinical PK, PK/PD, and modeling & simulation components of regulatory documentations
Excellent interpersonal, technical, and communication skills to lead cross-functional teams
Demonstrated experience with modeling and simulation software (e.g. NONMEM, SAS, S-Plus, R, Phoenix, MATLAB and / or Clinical Trial Simulator)
Previous record of scientific contributions through peer-reviewed articles and external presentations
Amgen focuses on areas of high, unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
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.
Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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