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Associate Director, Epidemiology - Raritan, NJ / Titusville, NJ / Horsham, PA

  • Titel Associate Director, Epidemiology - Raritan, NJ / Titusville, NJ / Horsham, PA
  • Functie R&D
  • Sub functie Epidemiology
  • Locatie Raritan, New Jersey, United States; Titusville, New Jersey, United States; Horsham, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Referentie 2306111862W
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Janssen Research & Development , L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Associate Director, Epidemiology located in Raritan, NJ, Titusville, NJ, or Horsham, 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  www.janssen.com  and follow us @JanssenGlobal.  Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

The Associate Director, Epidemiology will have the opportunity to work independently, and in this role will also function under the supervision of more senior members of the department, primarily providing support to the Oncology franchise.  The primary responsibilities of the Associate Director will be to:

  • Assist with identifying research study needs, drafting proposals and protocols, and contributing to epidemiology and real world data strategy and study conduct across the clinical development program
  • Conduct literature reviews and synthesis; provide assistance to clinical teams with study design; and identify and evaluate data resources to meet therapeutic needs
  • Work closely with other colleagues in the Epidemiology department when defining research questions, developing epidemiological protocols, and implementing solutions
  • Provide epidemiological and/or statistical consulting, education and support to product teams, and disseminate technical information through technical reports, presentation, and publication in peer-reviewed literature, as agreed by the team
  • Work will also include, both within and outside of existing electronic databases, researching natural history of diseases to understand the inherent risks associated with the indication; statistical risk assessment; using historical clinical trial data and other observational databases to develop an understanding of potential safety issues for new medications, and indications, based on experience with related compounds. 
  • Assist with efforts supporting the Office of the Chief Medical Officer and cross-sector collaborations as prioritized
  • Keep up to date with the FDA and other Regulatory Agencies regarding regulatory requirements for Post Approval Authorization Studies and Risk Management plans and the development of formal guidance for use of RWE for Regulatory Decision Making.


  • PhD in epidemiology or a closely related field OR MD with training and degree in Epidemiology or a closely related field OR Master’s degree with at least 3 years of hands-on experience is required
  • At least 3 years of Epidemiology research experience is required
  • At least 3 years of applied pharmacoepidemiology research is preferred
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry experience strongly preferred
  • Must have an understanding and the ability to interpret quantitative methods pertaining to Real World Evidence
  • Experience with writing protocols in general and particularly the statistical methods sections of observational study proposals and/or proposal requests is required
  • Experience working with large administrative or medical records databases is preferred
  • Experience in the oncology therapeutic area preferred
  • Background in epidemiologic material on specific diseases, conditions, or therapies particularly relating to oncology or immunology is preferred
  • Experience working with health authorities is preferred
  • Phase III/IV medicine development experience is preferred
  • Experience working in a global environment is preferred
  • A track record of authoring scientific communications (peer-reviewed publications, poster or oral presentations at conferences, technical reports) is required
  • This position may be based in either Raritan, NJ, Titusville, NJ, or Horsham, PA and will require at least 3 days a week on-site at one of these locations and may require approximately 10% travel.

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love.  For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com . The anticipated base pay range for this position is $131,000 to $196,000.  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.


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