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J&J Family of Companies Director, Clinical Research - Immunology in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Janssen Research and Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson and Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Director, Clinical Development, Immunology to be located in Spring House, PA.

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 .

This position will serve as a Director Clinical Development for Immunology Therapeutic Area products. The position will support clinical development strategy, and clinical trial protocol design, development and execution. The position will also have a leadership role in the conduct of clinical trials, investigator meetings, regulatory interactions, and study and submission document writing.

In collaboration with other members of the Immunology Therapeutic Area organization, the Director responsibilities will include:

  • Clinical development strategies for assets in the immunology/autoimmune disease portfolio, with focus on rheumatology and related disorders

  • Design, execution, and reporting of Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials

  • Collaboration with the Janssen Translational Medicine, and Medical Affairs teams to progress Immunology portfolio

  • Monitoring safety of ongoing clinical trials

  • Providing clinical expertise and scientific leadership in the areas of responsibility

  • Leading the development of the Integrated Study Plans (concept sheets, project plans, protocols, CRFs, operational and analytic plans) and study summaries, IND submissions, and technical reports. Provides input to strategic decisions regarding therapeutic indications.

  • Oversight of the preparation of clinical portions of Immunology project INDs, IBs, CTAs, BLAs and other regulatory submissions

  • Authorship of abstracts and manuscripts for publication based on clinical trial data

  • Presentation of data and scientific information to the organization at all levels

  • Building relationships with opinion leaders and External alliances for partnered products when relevant

  • Potential for direct line management responsibility


Qualifications for the Director Clinical Development, Immunology include:

  • MD or DO is required

  • Board Certification or Eligibility in relevant specialties (hematology or rheumatology ) is highly desirable

  • Two to five years of experience in pharmaceutical industry drug development, with a proven record of successful design, execution, close out and reporting of phase 2 and/or 3 clinical trials is highly desirable

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with cross functional teams is essential

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence is necessary

  • Approximately 15% annual travel may be required (domestic and international)



Primary Location

United States-Massachusetts-Cambridge-MA Cambridge Binney

Other Locations

North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House


Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)

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