Johnson & Johnson Careers

Sr. Director, Retina/Ophthalmology Biology Head, CVM

San Francisco, California

Job Description

Requisition ID: 2018190416

Janssen R&D is currently recruiting for a Sr. Director, Retina/Ophthalmology Biology Head, CVM to be located in San Francisco, CA.

  • Head of discovery pharmacology group with disease focus on ophthalmology/retinal diseases including Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and genetic eye disease.
  • Supervising a group of in vitro and vivo scientists, responsible for design and execution of efficacy studies in relevant disease models.
  • In cross-functional teams provides experimental data to build meaningful PK/PD relationships and demonstrate potential for translation to the human condition.
  • Lead multiple complex programs and projects that deliver high quality scientific results
  • Drives technical/intellectual leadership across programs/projects, TA and/or functions by developing breakthrough ideas and new approaches
  • Acts as an internal expert with a direct impact on scientific and/or business objectives
  • Has direct people management responsibilities but with a significant impact on teams/results. Will have direct leadership responsibilities of a team up to approximately 10.
  • May have indirect or direct people management responsibility when leading programs/projects.
  • Will contribute to hiring, promotions, pay adjustments, performance appraisals, development and other people related decisions
  • Identifies scientists with potential for breakthrough insights and help them interact and explore adjacent fields, creating the opportunities for breakthroughs and creative ideas
  • Acts as a scientific mentor for project teams and individuals
  • Independently identifies and analyzes high-impact, complex and cross-departmental scientific/technical issues and gaps
  • Stays ahead of the scientific/technical/therapeutic area by exploring new concepts, opportunities or disease areas with new thought processes
  • Contributes to making scientific/technical decisions on the acquisition of new products/projects
  • Responsible for building capabilities necessary for delivering on the strategy
  • Responsible for creating an environment that encourages the growth and development of scientific team
  • Cultivates a culture that embraces new ideas, approaches, concepts through scientific/technical leadership
  • Influences across disciplines with senior leaders and external colleagues/partners to drive and align strategic and operational scientific activities between business units/functions
  • Highly recognized and published individual who serves as a consultant across projects and represents J&J at external forums and advisory boards
  • Drives and directs operational and strategic scientific activities by translating innovation and technically sound approaches to business application
  • Sets and monitors priorities, budget, timeline and resources for own work/team/project
  • Influences initiation, development and termination of projects in a timely manner
  • Identifies, connects, and executes key external scientific partnerships to continuously enhance collaboration/research outcomes
  • Conceptualization, creation and ideation
  • Uses cutting-edge science and emerging developments to pioneer innovation and expand science
  • Stays current on emerging research tools and approaches to bring new ideas to team
  • Creates new procedures across research programs to streamline business practices
  • Identifies and tests new procedures and technologies with a focus on innovative solutions/technology across projects and/or functions
  • Develops breakthrough ideas to drive science
  • Exhibits multiple examples of leadership/senior author role in technical presentations, scientific publications, documents for regulatory filing and journals across disciplines (encouraged to publish whenever possible)
  • Directs others on proper documentation to protect J&J’s proprietary information
  • Drives the review and approval of description of research documents for scientific team(s)
  • Expands external scientific visibility and reputation of J&J by driving publications and leading scientific seminars and discussion forums
  • Recognized as an expert in scientific field

  • A Minimum of a Ph.D. degree with post-doctoral experience is required.
  • A minimum of 12 + years of business experience or 3-5 years of business experience performing progressively advanced duties at the Scientist 7 level, or the equivalent training/experience is required
  • Proven track record in leading a scientific team(s) and direct and/or indirect people management experience
  • Maintains a leadership position in a scientific discipline (or disciplines) as recognized within the company and the outside scientific community.  Has a strong publication record and experience presenting at scientific conferences
  • May build intellectual property/novel approaches
  • Recognized externally as an expert in the scientific field

Primary Location
United States-California-San Francisco-
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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