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Medical Director Global Medical Affairs, Neuroscience

Titusville, New Jersey
Medical Affairs

Job Description

Requisition ID: 3278190826

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Medical Director Global Medical Affairs, Neuroscience, 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 Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

Job Description:

The Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs, for neuroscience will be responsible for leading aspects of the clinical-commercial optimization for a mid-, or late-stage Mood asset development and life cycle management strategies and plans under the guidance of the Global Medical Affairs Leader (GMAL), or senior GMAL within the Mood Disorders therapeutic area (TAs). S/he will partner closely with Commercial, Market Access and Medical teams at a Global and Regional level as well as supporting the Compound Development Team to develop integrated global medical affairs strategies and plans. The Medical Director will support and partner with the GMAL on the global publication plans, global opinion leader relations, global medical education and global or regional advisory boards for a one of our new molecular entities geared towards patients with Mood Disorders and potentially other TA products starting in early development (phase IIA) and through launch of major life cycle management initiatives.

Responsibilities include:
  • Partnering with the GMAL in developing the global medical affairs strategy and plan for the compound based on prioritized regional needs.
  • Work with the CDT and GMAL to ensure integration with the overall global compound strategy, resulting in one global R&D and Medical Affairs compound development plan.
  • Responsible for pre-launch medical activities including a late-stage mood asset, support for global advisory boards, support for medical symposia and congress activities, creation and management of any pre-approval access programs in collaboration with regional functional leads and input into phase 3b projects. Post-launch responsibilities may include supporting phase IV, registry-planning and IIS review.
  • Support for the generation, interpretation and dissemination of Real-World Evidence (RWE) projects
  • Leading research projects to collect the “patient voice” and collaborate with our Patient Reported Outcomes group
  • Support the GMAL in leading the global publications plan, as well as pre-launch global KOL communications & speaker development.
  • Contribute to the overall integrated evidence generation activities within Global Medical Affairs for a late-stage Mood asset.
  • Responsible to ensure all global activities follow J&J Compliance principles, e.g. Health Care Compliance, etc. 

  • This position requires a minimum of a masters level advanced scientific/medical degree (e.g. MD, PhD, PharmD, MPH or other masters level degree), with experience in neuroscience preferred.
  • Prior experience in a medical affairs role for 4+ years is preferred.
  • A minimum of 6 years of combined relevant experience in a medical/clinical environment, scientific function in the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
  • Knowledge of TA products, both J&J and competitors, is desirable.
  • Experience working within and contributing to highly matrixed, cross-functional work teams comprised of high-level managers and executives is required.
  • A demonstrated track record of success within Medical Affairs, clinical environment and/or scientific function is desired.
  • Global mindset is required.
  • Ability to partner cross culturally/regionally is preferred
  • An in-depth knowledge of study methodology, study data reviews and analysis is required.
  • Also highly desired to have strong experience developing and managing strategic relationships with medical experts/opinion leaders.
  • Proven ability to lead and influence functional teams is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize assignments is required.
  • Up to 30% international travel 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.


Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Titusville-
Janssen Global Services, LLC (6085)
Job Function
Medical Affairs
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