Medical Director/ Senior Medical Director, Clinical Research Physician - Oncology Early Development.
Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Spring House
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Janssen R&D, L.L.C. is recruiting for a Medical Director/
Senior Medical Director, Clinical Research Physician - Oncology
Early Development. The preferred location for this position is
Spring House, PA, but consideration will be given to other
locations (Raritan, NJ, Cambridge, MA, San Diego, CA, La Jolla, CA,
South San Francisco, CA or remote).
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what
matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We
focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most
devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the
most promising science, wherever it might be found. Janssen
Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative
medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in
oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and
vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit
http://www.JanssenRnD.com for more information. We are Janssen. Our
mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the
world for the health of everyone in it. Thriving on a diverse
company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and
committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity
The Oncology Therapeutic Area is seeking a physician-scientist to
serve as a Director, Clinical Research working on novel anti-cancer
compounds in early stages of development, from First-in-Human/Phase
1 until Proof of Concept. In this role, you will reside within the
Early Development group and report to the Early Development Leader.
You will be responsible for the development and execution of early
stage clinical projects as a member of the cross-functional
Compound Development Team and as the co-leader of the Clinical
The Director, Clinical Research will be responsible for the
- Design and conduct early clinical Phase 1 and Proof-Of-Concept
development trials, assess clinical safety and efficacy data, and
write clinical study reports, clinical sections of INDs,
Investigator Brochures, etc.
- You will also work closely with biomarker, discovery and
translational research scientists. You will interpret reports,
prepare oral and written results of product research, and
participate in the discussion of strategies formulated within the
Tumor Strongholds in disease areas such as prostate or lung
This Role Requires
- A high-performing physician-scientist familiar with clinical
and translational research involving biomarkers and correlative
laboratory clinical trial endpoints.
- You will be required to collaborate closely with relevant
functions within Janssen Pharmaceuticals including discovery,
translational, and biomarker research scientists, toxicologists,
clinical pharmacologists, drug safety specialists, as well as
personnel from Global Clinical Operations, Global Strategic
Marketing, and other support functions.
- To be successful in this role, you will work closely with
research group leaders, drug discovery teams, and project clinical
- The ability to communicate effectively with basic laboratory
scientists and clinical teams is critical.
- You will be expected to establish strong working relationships
and collaborations with external study investigators, key opinion
leaders in drug development, and external alliance partners.
- An M.D./Ph.D. or a MD with significant scientific research
- Formal training in Oncology or Hematology with Board
certification or eligibility is preferred.
- A minimum of 5+ years experience in clinical research within
the pharmaceutical industry or academia is preferred.
- Significant knowledge of translational and clinical cancer
research and its application to cancer drug development is of
- A working knowledge of the key areas of early drug development,
including chemistry, biology, toxicology and early clinical
development is required.
- Knowledge of clinical pharmacology and its relationship to
decision-making in early drug development is of value.
- Alternatively you could have experience in clinical
development, specifically experience in conducting phase II or III
clinical trial and deep understanding of relevant regulatory health
authority expectations and regulations.
- Ability to strategize and lead a goal oriented clinical
development team will be very valuable.
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity
employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,
protected veteran status, disability status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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