Johnson & Johnson Careers

Director, Epidemiology RWE Operations

Raritan, New Jersey

Job Description

Requisition ID: 8905181205

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 immunology, oncology, 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 primary responsibility of the Director, Epidemiology RWE Operations Leader will be to support a specific 5-year grant-funded program with the following major responsibilities:

  • Integrate input from cross-functional teams (clinical, stats, epidemiology., data management, programming etc) to manage the development of a platform for pragmatic clinical trials utilizing networks of real-world data sources including registries and electronic medical records, in collaboration with the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and Montefiore Medical Center
  • Oversee site coordination and assist clinical teams with the identification and evaluation of potentially suitable data sources focused on the targeted patient populations and outcomes of interest.
  • Build and establish a multistakeholder community and manage relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Provide project management for the development of scope, design, infrastructure and governance.
  • Work closely within a multidisciplinary team to define research questions, develop protocols, and implement solutions needed to achieve strategic goals.
  • Remain up-to-date with the FDA/Regulatory Agencies positions and guidance regarding applications of electronic, patient-level real world databases and other emerging epidemiologic research tools.

  • Master’s Degree in Epidemiology, Informatics, or a closely related field is required
  • Minimum 10 years experience in academia, government or private sector/pharmaceutical industry, notably in network analyses of large electronic health record and health insurance claims databases
  • Demonstrated expertise and productivity in observational research and deadline-driven research
  • Experience working with networks of large administrative databases, registries, or medical records databases is required
  • Project management skills and experience required.
  • Influencing skills appropriate to working with external collaborators is required.
  • Ability to travel domestically (approximately 10%)
  • Experience in Oncology is required..
  • Two + years of pharmaceutical industry experience is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team, including remote and multidisciplinary teams is required.
  • A sophisticated understanding of and the ability to interpret methods and communicate research proposals, protocols, and results is required.
  • Experience working with health authorities as global experience is preferred.


Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan-
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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