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Senior Scientist, Oncology Translational Research

Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5754190528

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for Senior Scientist, Oncology Translational Research 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.

The Senior Scientist will function as part of the Oncology Translational Research group within the Hematology Disease Area Stronghold (Heme DAS). The main function for this position is to drive translational research projects and collaborations across the DAS, both for compound specific programs and for broader hematology specific projects. The Senior Scientist will work independently and in conjunction with the Heme DAS Translational Research leader to guide translational collaborations and projects within compound specific programs and across the Heme DAS.

Additional responsibilities include:
• Act as the biomarker lead/translational research scientist for specific compounds and clinical programs with a focus on myeloid hematological malignancy therapies
• Develop and implement the translational strategy for the compound, participate in the compound development team and important working groups, and present strategies to key senior governance meetings
• Develop, implement, and deliver on translational collaborations and projects, including initial proposal development, planning timelines and resources, monitoring milestones and final deliverables
• Work closely with biomarker leads of clinical programs to implement projects and collaborations to explore novel indications and new drug combinations for compounds in clinical development
• Guide working groups to implement Heme DAS translational strategy and manage ongoing programs and projects
• Communicate project deliverables to the leaders of the Heme DAS, Oncology therapeutic area (TA) leaders, and other senior governance groups when necessary
• Interact and liaison with internal experts, external experts, academic groups, and CROs to establish collaborations and projects
• Fulfill regulatory responsibilities including preparing, updating, and finalizing preclinical sections for regulatory documents that contain data from preclinical projects and collaboration

• Ph.D. in pharmacology, immunology, cancer biology, molecular biology or related field with at least five years of applicable translational, biomarker, program management, clinical trial and/or research experience is required

• Pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry experience is required

• Strong publication record demonstrating relevant experience in clinical trials, early drug development, drug discovery or biomarkers is required

• Experience in managing multi-faceted projects and programs is preferred

• Hematology experience is preferred

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-
Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)
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