PharmD/PhD Fellow, Janssen US Medical Affairs - Oncology

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Job Description

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. 


With $81.6 billion in 2018 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 125,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world. 


Calling all big thinkers and world-changers who want to drive their careers forward across more than 250 leading businesses in consumer, pharmaceuticals and medical technology. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. 

Position Components

The two-year Fellowship within the US Medical Affairs (USMA) group is a postgraduate training program designed to prepare Fellows to become proficient in the strategic and operational activities to support the Oncology therapeutic area.  You will be responsible for developing & communicating scientific content to internal and external stakeholders and supporting the management aspects of advisory boards. The Fellow will have an opportunity to work cross-functionally to support products across the Janssen Oncology portfolio.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:
  • Working collaboratively with Medical Affairs in-house and field medical staff supporting ongoing projects

  • Assist in the development and execution of US strategic publication, medical education, and medical communication plans inclusive of communication gaps, deliverables & priorities, and optimal execution of plan.

  • Support the medical teams with scientific content for medical congresses, peer reviewed publications, and development of slides for Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs), key external meetings including advisory boards, scientific steering committee meetings etc.

  • Become proficient in the development and review of internal medical training materials and education programs

  • Assist in managing advisory board meetings through efficient communication and achieving organizational and project level goals

  • Gain exposure to development of integrated evidence generation plans to achieve a coordinated strategy to maximize value and development of an asset

  • Gain understanding of different types of clinical trials conducted in USMA including company sponsored studies, investigator-initiated studies, and registries

  • Be exposed to various other functions within the larger Medical Affairs Oncology organization including MSL shadowing/ride along

  • Develop a working knowledge of internal standard operating procedures (SOPs) as well as Good Publication Practices (GPP3), and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for reference in the development of publications

  • Attend relevant training courses and/or workshops (internal or external) to enhance professional development

  • An advanced degree (PharmD/PhD) with 0-2 years of experience
  • Ability to critically evaluate data from multiple sources (clinical trials, literature, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate across teams
  • Detail oriented, organized, self-starter with a demonstrated track record of achievements
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and a working knowledge of the use of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • This position will be in Horsham, PA and will require up to 20% domestic travel

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham-
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC (6120)
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