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.

Pathologist Associate Director


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role in Translational Safety and Bioanalytical Sciences, you will contribute to the drug development process from target identification and validation through product registration, interpret and integrate complex nonclinical pathology datasets and provide context of human risk.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstration of specialized pathology expertise and contribution to a specific scientific area.
  • Provide pathology guidance in the resolution of issues within the function / department.
  • Interpret and integrate complex pathology datasets.
  • Problem-solve nonclinical safety issues.
  • Guide the successful completion of multiple programs in a project leadership role (e.g., project pathologist) or as the lead scientific / technological resource.
  • Communicate and presents scientific information formally and informally within area of expertise to a diverse set of audiences, including senior management and the external professional and scientific community.


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, PharmD, MD, DVM and 4 years of Pathology experience [and relevant post-doc where applicable]


Master’s degree and 7 years of Pathology experience


Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of Pathology experience


Broad knowledge of leading and / or state of the art principles and theories in discipline and basic knowledge of related and adjacent disciplinary areas


Understands broader organizational goals and business priorities in relation to therapeutic program / work group

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD and/or post-doctoral research in a relevant discipline (e.g., life sciences, translational biology, molecular biology)
  • Expertise in anatomic pathology resulting in ACVP certification.
  • Ability to critically evaluate and interpret results of experiments and integrate datasets and literature.
  • Ability to work independently, build cross-functional collaborations and manage conflict.
  • Working knowledge of database tools needed to effectively query literature and public databases.


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.

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

How yo Apply: https://careers.amgen.com/en/job/south-san-francisco/pathologist-associate-director/87/60953632688

Job Type: Remote
Job Location: USA
How To Apply: https://careers.amgen.com/en/job/south-san-francisco/pathologist-associate-director/87/60953632688

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