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Janssen Research and Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson and Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Director, Clinical Development Physician – Oncology, located in Leiden (NL), Beerse (BE), High Wycombe (UK), Spring House, Pennsylvania, or Raritan, New Jersey.

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 oncology, immunology, 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 Director Clinical Development-Hematology/Oncology is a member of a matrix team dedicated to the implementation of clinical research studies that are part of a global compound development program. In this role, you will support the Clinical Leader and provide active scientific contributions to a cross-functional clinical team developing a compound currently being studied for new oncology applications. Other functional groups represented on the team include project management, regulatory affairs, global clinical operations, data management, medical writing, biostatistics, medical affairs, clinical pharmacology, and health economics.

The role requires a high-performing and energetic individual who demonstrates outstanding scientific knowledge applicable to hematology oncology clinical research and the highest personal and ethical standards. To be successful in this position, you must be equally comfortable among the team to which you are assigned and in the global environment in which the company operates.

In this role, you will hold overall responsibility for flawless execution of the assigned study/studies, leading the study team in a matrix organization. You will assist in the preparation of protocol writing for and operational execution of clinical studies. You will lead the medical review of critical data collected throughout the study. You will participate in the interpretation and reporting of the results of the research, including submission to health authorities. You will evaluate scientific information and new ideas to assist in identifying new research opportunities. You will support medical affairs activities involving product evaluation, labeling and surveillance. You will assess external clinical research proposals involving company products and manuscripts that are being prepared for publication. You will act as a liaison between the company and clinical investigators. You will develop, in concert with senior clinical staff, credible relationships with opinion leaders, and clinical research staff globally.

In this position, you will report directly to a Clinical Leader for the product to which you are assigned. 

Minimum of an Advanced Degree in Medicine (i.e. M.D or equivalent) is required.
A trained (Board certified or Board eligible) Hematologist or Oncologist is strongly preferred.
Applicable post-doctoral fellowship training is required.
A minimum of 3 or more years of experience in a relevant hematology/oncology clinical research position is required.
Significant knowledge of basic and clinical cancer research and its application to cancer drug development is important.
Strong oral, written communication and presentation skills (including report development) is required.
Successful work experience in a matrix team environment with cross functional teams is required.
The ability to use influencing skills is required.
Travel required may be up to 20 % annually (international, as well as domestic). 

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan-
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse, United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)

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