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Senior Director, Clinical Development - Immunology

Spring House, Pennsylvania
Clinical Research MD

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5077181019

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Senior Director, Clinical Development, Immunology to be located in Spring House, PA.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.

Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.

We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

This position will serve as Senior Director for Clinical Immunology for marketed and investigational products in development, with indications primarily in Rheumatology. The Sr. Director will be responsible for oversight of clinical development programs, including design, execution, and reporting of Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials. He/she will provide the highest-level of scientific expertise through entire clinical trial process including interactions with commercial and all levels of management.

Responsibilities for the Senior Director include overall program leadership:
• Designing of Clinical development program (CDP), as well as execution and reporting of trials
• Monitoring safety of clinical trials and providing scientific leadership in the area of responsibility
• Providing scientific & clinical leadership of Phase 2 and 3 clinical trial teams
• Leading the development of the Integrated Study Plans and study summaries, IND submissions, and technical reports
• Providing input to strategic decisions regarding therapeutic indications
• Overseeing the preparation of clinical portions of Immunology project INDs, IBs, CTAs, BLAs and other regulatory submissions
• Authorship of abstracts and manuscripts for publication based on clinical trial data
• Presenting data and scientific information to the organization at all levels
• Building credible relationships with opinion leaders and external alliances for partnered products when relevant
• Line management accountability for promotions, recruitment strategy and team structure
• May evaluate in-licensing opportunities and contribute to early development programs

Qualifications for the Senior Director include:
• Requires an MD or doctorate level degree (e.g. PhD or PharmD)
• Board certification in a relevant therapeutic area (Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology) is highly desired
• For non-MD candidates, experience in Rheumatology clinical development is highly desired
• A minimum of 5 years of clinical research or clinical trials experience preferably in an industry setting is strongly preferred
• Must have strong planning and communication skills to manage and proactively identify resource issues
• Experience in clinical trial design and medical monitoring is highly desired.
• Prior experience in a leadership role is a must.
• This position may require up to 10% annual travel (domestic and international).

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
Clinical Research MD
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