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Discovery & Pre-Clinical/Clinical Development

Medical Director, Neuropsychiatry

  • Título Medical Director, Neuropsychiatry
  • Função Discovery & Pre-Clinical/Clinical Development
  • Sub função Clinical Development & Research & MD
  • Categoria Distinguished Scientist, Clinical Development & Research - MD (ST9)
  • Local Titusville, New Jersey, United States; La Jolla, California, United States; Spring House, Pennsylvania, United States; Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Postado
  • ID obrigatória 2406186566W
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At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/.   

The Project Physician is a responsible member of a clinical team dedicated to the development and execution of medical strategies and the clinical and operational implementation of a complex compound program. The Project Physician provides active medical and scientific contribution to a cross-functional clinical team.  The Project Physician provides input to the clinical development plan, works on the development of the clinical trial protocol, clinical trial materials, and takes ownership for the content of clinical study reports and relevant documents for regulatory filings.  Team matrix interactions include clinical operations, project management, quality monitoring & compliance, data management, global medical safety, biostatistics, regulatory affairs, clinical supplies unit, medical writing, clinical pharmacology, legal, finance, quality assurance, strategy and operations, global medical affairs, health economics, epidemiology and other scientific and business related disciplines. The Project Physician may be asked to contribute to the evaluation of scientific opportunities in the therapeutic area.


  • Responsible for the development and execution of the clinical trial protocol(s); ensures implementation of study in collaboration with the cross-functional clinical team and CRO/Contractors as needed.
  • Close collaboration with Clinical Scientists, Clinical Operations, Medical Monitors, Statistics, Data Management and other functional leaders to ensure data integrity and high-quality trial execution.
  • Interprets reports and prepares oral and written results of product research, in concert with senior clinical personnel, in preparation for health authority submissions.
  • Primary responsible party for Medical Monitoring, including evaluation of adverse events for relationship to treatment.
  • Responsible for developing and presenting content for Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) and adjudication meetings as needed.
  • Assists Regulatory Affairs in determining requirements for any corrective actions or health authority reporting.
  • May act as a medical contact at the company for health authorities concerning clinical/medical issues.



  • Assists Regulatory Affairs in the development of drug regulatory strategies.
  • Executes medical-related consultation for internal stakeholders to ensure unbiased data interpretation.
  • May help explore and evaluate new assets (BD) and/or products to support compound value, including review of medical literature related new technologies.
  • Participates in AdBoards & KOL interactions where required (together with / under supervisor of senior clinical personnel)
  • Participates in the development of presentations and publications of study results.
  • May be responsible, with appropriate colleagues, for review of Clinical Trial company advertising and promotional materials.


Education and Experience: 

·         MD (or equivalent) in relevant area with appropriate post-doctoral training and certification

Required Technical Knowledge and Skills: 

o   Fluent in written and spoken English.

o   Experience and knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical trials and for the appropriate contributions to regulatory filings.

o   Solid analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to interpret and leverage data for decision making.

o   Strong communication and presentation skills to effectively convey complex ideas and strategic insights to stakeholders.

o   Independent decision making and analytical skills are required.

o   Ability to navigate complex relationships and resolve conflicts effectively.

o   Working knowledge of the use of Microsoft suite of software products including Excel and Word

Experience Required:  Minimum of 1-3 years conducting clinical trials in pharma/biotech/CRO or minimum of 3 years conducting clinical trial in academia

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $187,000 to $322,000 USD.

The compensation and benefits information set forth in this posting applies to candidates hired in the United States. Candidates hired outside the United States will be eligible for compensation and benefits in accordance with their local market.

Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, long term incentives, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans.  Additional information can be found through the link below.  For additional general information on Company benefits, please go to: -  https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits

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. As such, depending on location and subject to local legislation, candidates offered employment may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or, in certain countries, secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. If you are invited to interview for the position, your recruiter will advise on the vaccine requirement status in your geographic location.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

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