Johnson & Johnson Careers

STAFF CLINICAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Irvine, California
Clinical Research non-MD


Job Description

Requisition ID: 8690180802

Every six seconds someone dies from a stroke. Stroke can be caused either by a clot obstructing the flow of blood to the brain (ischemic stroke) or by a blood vessel rupturing and preventing blood flow to the brain (hemorrhagic stroke). CERENOVUS is committed to changing the trajectory of stroke by providing physicians with innovative technologies to push the boundaries of what’s possible in neurovascular intervention. CERENOVUS offers a broad portfolio of devices used in the endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.

J&J is seeking a Staff Clinical Research Scientist (Principal CRA) based at our Irvine, CA site.

The Staff Clinical Research Scientist will: 

* Develop and draft clinical trial protocols, informed consents, investigator brochures, and other study materials for neurovascular studies with minimal supervision

* Plan for study budgets and collaborate with Clinical Operations to manage the development of Investigator agreements and site contracts within fair market value (FMV), vendor agreements, payments, and financial disclosures

* Deliver assigned clinical programs, through effective partnership with Clinical *Draft study reports with minimal supervision for assigned studies to include any annual reports, study close out reports as well as clinical sections for IDE, PMA, 510(k), and other regulatory submissions

* Contribute to the development and deliver appropriate clinical evidence generation and dissemination strategies to support products within Codman Neuro, with collaborative relationships with all relevant Clinical R&D partners and cross-functional partners (R&D, Global Strategic Marketing, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Health Economics and Market Access)

* Ensure input and strong alignment from key regional MD Clinical R&D leads and other strategically important countries/regions in the development of the clinical evidence generation and dissemination strategies

* Be responsible for critically assessing the literature
Support clinical scientific discussions with regulatory agencies / notified bodies to drive support of the clinical and regulatory strategy, including proposed clinical investigations; review process of clinical evidence generated for marketing authorization, line extensions, etc, including during sponsor regulatory inspections

*Contribute to appropriate interpretation and dissemination of all evidence generated, including abstracts, manuscripts, clinical study reports, and use of clinical data/evidence for market access and reimbursement

*Foster strong relationships with key investigators to drive clinical study execution and deliver  evidence

*Ensure registration on www.clinicaltrials.gov from study initiation through posting of results

*Develop a strong understanding of the product pipeline, product portfolio and business needs

*Keep management informed of key developments and issues that impact clinical strategy and portfolio management

*Be involved in other tasks to support clinical research activities as needed

* Manage work with limited supervision. Senior staff member may review work during development, dependent on level of complexity, and upon completion


Qualifications
Qualifications:

* A Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or related discipline, with a minimum of 7 years related clinical research experience Or a Masters or PhD these requirements would be a minimum of 5 years related experience, respectively would be required


*Clinical research experience including involvement with investigational device exemption (IDE) trials is required


* Experience within the medical device industry is preferred


* Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) is required


* Good understanding of clinical research science and processes along with an understanding of product development process, team dynamics, related healthcare market environment, clinical trends, and global clinical trial regulations is preferred


* Understanding and application of regulations and standards applied in clinical areas is required
*Ability to provide scientifically strategic and scientific clinical research input across new product development and life-cycle management projects is preferred


* Proven track record in delivering clinical projects within clinical research setting, on time, within budget and in compliance to SOPs and regulations is preferred


* Ability to lead study teams to deliver critical milestones is preferred


*Ability to collaborate across different functional areas to ensure alignment with governance processes (assigning roles and responsibilities, setting priorities, managing deliverables, etc) and to meet business objectives is preferred


*Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with key internal and external partners and stakeholders is preferred



Primary Location
United States-California-Irvine
Organization
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Clinical Research non-MD
Requisition ID
8690180802