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Group Medical Director, Schizophrenia

  • Job Title Group Medical Director, Schizophrenia
  • Function R&D
  • Sub Function Medical Affairs
  • Location Titusville, New Jersey, United States
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2306102868W
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Janssen Scientific Affairs, L.L.C., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Group Medical Director, Schizophrenia located in Titusville, NJ.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at and follow us @JanssenGlobal.  Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

Together, we heal minds and bodies, restoring hope for better lives. We are committed to pioneering neuroscience for the long-term so patients have the opportunity to live the lives they want to live.

That means boldly redefining what it means to live with serious mental illness and neurological disorders. Partnering to educate and enable healing, and passionately advocating for our communities. We realize that for every triumph, there are challenges and setbacks. But we will not be deterred. Because when we partner, we prevail — individuals, patients, caregivers, researchers, doctors, and society working together tirelessly, embracing empathy and expecting excellence.

We’re all in until we ensure that everyone has equal access to the transformational care that saves and sustains human life. Until stigma in every shape and form is erased. And until serious mental illness and debilitating neurological disorders exist only in the pages of history books.

Hope starts here.

The Group Medical Director, Schizophrenia has responsibility for the design and execution of US Medical Affairs Schizophrenia initiatives (i.e., medical education programs, advocacy initiatives, evidence dissemination, and evidence generation). Strong collaboration with internal and external business partners including regulatory, brand marketing, Real World Value & Evidence (RW V&E), Janssen Research & Development (JRD), Global Medical Affairs, epidemiology, clinical investigators, advocacy organizations, and key external experts. Responsibility for pharmacovigilance, medically important results assessments (MIRA) evaluations, promotional review committee assignment, label revisions, speaker and sales representative training, and other similar activities. Support training to meet current and future business needs of the franchise, as well as contribute to creating a work environment that engenders the company's commitment to equal employment opportunity and the value of a diverse work force. Adherence to project budgets and timelines, the safety and privacy of research participants, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations

  • Serve as a disease area scientific and medical expert and resource for internal audiences
  • Provides clinical and scientific leadership through interaction with internal and external experts, including:
    • Partnership across Medical Affairs, RW V&E, JRD, Brand Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Global Medical Affairs, New Business Development, J&J Corporate Communications, and J&J Legal, field based Medical Affairs personnel
    • Participates in promotional copy review and supports medical information services
    • Responsible for development and review of regulatory documents for FDA submission
    • Membership on Safety Management Team
  • Develop and fosters relationships with thought leaders, scientific societies, and patient advocacy groups
  • Education strategy and oversight of implementation of medical education and product training activities targeted towards Health Care Providers (HCPs)
  • Scientific engagement activities such as advisory boards, symposia, and congress activities
  • Medical responsibility for schizophrenia related department sponsored evidence generation related activities, ensuring SOP/compliant handling
  • Provide coaching/mentorship for other Medical Affairs team members


  • A minimum of an MD/DO/PhD/PharmD or equivalent doctorate is required
  • A minimum of 8 years professional experience obtained in clinical practice, industry and/or academia is required
  • A minimum of 3 of experience in the pharmaceutical industry is required
  • Schizophrenia, Psychiatry, or Neuroscience related training &/or experience is required
  • Clinical experience is strongly preferred
  • Indirect team leadership is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated success leading a clinical/scientific cross functional team is preferred
  • Experience in neuroscience medical affairs is preferred
  • Understanding of US healthcare dynamics is strongly preferred
  • The candidate must have a mindset of prioritization, impact, decisiveness, and a sense of urgency
  • Domestic Travel of ~20-25% may be required

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $152,000 to $263,350.

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

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