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Scientific Director, Translational Pharmacometrics and Quantitative Pharmacology

Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Requisition ID: 7431190211

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Scientific Director, Pharmacometrics / Clinical Pharmacology located in Spring House, PA.
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.
This is a leadership position in Janssen BioTherapeutics, within the department of Biologics Development Sciences, that informs the discovery of biological drug molecules, and drives the preclinical development of new molecular entities (NME) through IND filing. The Scientific Director will provide strategic input for biologics development at discovery, preclinical and early clinical development stages. This position will lead a group of scientists primarily responsible for serving as a Translational PK/PD Leader on project teams, conducting mechanistic PK/PD studies and providing modeling and simulation support for biologics across 5 therapeutic areas from discovery to early clinics stages. This individual will also serve as an expert and a key contact person interacting with stakeholder departments, providing strategic direction and vision on fundamental insight in biologics PK/PD to support study designs, compound development plans, and regulatory submissions.
Essential Functions:
  • Program/Project Leadership and execution (Drives/directs operational/strategic scientific strategies and monitors priorities, timelines, resources & interacts with key individuals
  • Operations management (Identifies/creates new procedures & technologies)
  • Information management (Provides tech presentations, scientific publications, approves key research documents and expands external scientific visibility
  • Impact (establishing organization/business strategies and alignment with org. objectives)
  • People development (drives & implements talent strategies, training programs, Leadership mentor
  • Innovation (Independently identifies and enhances processes, develops new thinking beyond existing norms, contributes to making strategic decisions, implements new discoveries)

  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Pharmacology, or Biological Sciences
  • Area of Study:  Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, DMPK, Experimental Pharmacology
  • 10-15 years business experience or 3-5 years of experience performing progressively advanced duties at the Sr. Principle Scientist or Associate Scientific Director level
  • Supervisor/people management experience is required
  • 2+ years of People Management Experience 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, demonstrated understanding of various pharmacometric software programs (NONMEM, Monolix, MATLAB, NONLIN, etc). 
  • Global regulatory experience is desirable and staying current in new biologic platforms. 
  • 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-Pennsylvania-Spring House-Welsh & McKean Roads
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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