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Medical Director, Dermatology Therapeutic Area- Medical Affairs

  • Job Title Medical Director, Dermatology Therapeutic Area- Medical Affairs
  • Function Medical Affairs Group
  • Sub Function Medical Affairs
  • Category Senior Principal Scientist, Medical Affairs (ST8)
  • Location Horsham, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2406179732W
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Johnson and Johnson is recruiting for a Medical Director, Dermatology Therapeutic Area for the US Immunology Medical Affairs organization located in Horsham, PA.  

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As a part of Medical Affairs Immunology, the Medical Director, Dermatology Medical Affairs, will contribute to the strategic planning and execution of Phase 3b/4 trials, post-marketing requirement studies, investigator initiated or collaborative studies. The Medical Director, Dermatology Medical Affairs will contribute/ lead the advancement of protocol development, medical/ data monitoring, study operations, data analysis/ reporting, writing of study reports and publications, as applicable. In addition, the Medical Director, Dermatology Medical Affairs will partner with colleagues in real-world evidence, health economic and outcomes research, biostatistics, commercial, and field (medical/ commercial/ value and evidence) based teams through integrated evidence teams and other touchpoints to formulate and execute activities in support of the Dermatology TA strategy on marketed and/or pipeline products, as well as supporting the fulfillment of medical information questions and issues that arise from the medical or commercial field teams and internal/external customers in the Dermatology TA.

In this role you will: 

•    Develop and execute Medical Affairs sponsored clinical programs, including but not limited to Phase 3b/4 trials, registries, real-world evidence studies, investigator-initiated and/or collaborative studies in the Dermatology TA. Contribute/ lead study design, protocol development, clinical study report and publication development. Work closely with the matrix clinical trial teams on study operations and provide program leadership and medical oversight.
•    Provide Dermatology subject matter expertise and represent US medical affairs on internal stakeholder/ project teams across multiple functional areas including but not limited to sales and marketing, health economics and outcomes research, value and evidence, field MSLs, medical communications and scientific exchange.
•    Provide US medical affairs input and US stakeholder insights to R&D clinical development programs, including clinical trial study designs, presentations, and publications.
•    Support the fulfillment of medical information requests from field medical and field commercial teams. Support/ lead the development of medical education content for field medical team. Partner with medical communications and scientific exchange teams on content development, review, and approval. 
•    Identify new key opinion leaders (KOLs) and develop strong KOL collaborations on clinical trial development and medical affairs activities. Establish and foster relations with medical societies and patient advocacy organizations.


•    BA/BS required; Advanced degree in Health Sciences (e.g., MS, PhD, PharmD) or Clinical degrees (e.g., MD, DO, NP, PA) with board certification in Dermatology is a strong asset. For clinical degree applicants, prior industry work experience is a strong asset
•    A minimum of 8 years of combined relevant experience in academic clinical research, clinical practice, and/or pharmaceutical industry is required 
•    Dermatology or immunology therapeutic area expertise is highly preferred
•    Experience with clinical study, registry, or real-word evidence study and prior commercial/ medical launch experience are strongly preferred
•    Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills, and experience interacting with health care professionals and other thought leaders is essential
•    Evidence of strong scientific writing skills and analytical thinking is essential
•    Strong leadership, teaming and collaboration skills is essential
•    Up 25% travel (primarily domestic & limited international) is required

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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