Senior Scientist, Toxicology

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies - Spring House, PA4.3

30+ days agoFull-time
Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Senior Scientist, Toxicology for our site in Spring House, PA.

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Toxicology/Pathology/Lab Animal Medicine, a department in the Non-Clinical Safety (NCS) organization within Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., supports nonclinical safety evaluation in late discovery and development for various therapeutic areas and is seeking a Senior Scientist within the Toxicology group in Spring House, PA.

As a Senior Scientist, Toxicology the responsibilities will include:
Design of early toxicology studies, integrated scientific data interpretation and close collaboration with nonclinical representatives.
Study director of in vivo studies in support of late discovery projects.
Oversee and monitor contracted in vivo toxicology studies in support of late discovery and development projects.
Work in a multi-disciplinary team within NCS, and depending on skills and experience, also within the discovery organization, representing NCS.
Participate on issue-resolution teams through active engagement in scientific discussions and the shaping of strategies designed to support and inform critical development decisions.
Provide strong scientific input regarding potential mechanisms of toxicity in molecular pathways and propose appropriate follow-up. Maintain up-to-date knowledge regarding innovative approaches in (predictive) toxicological research.
Work independently, foster constructive cross-functional collaborations with both internal and external partners, manage conflicts and be able to prioritize work load.
The candidate will contribute to the success of NCS through active participation in internal and external committees / working groups and will closely interact with scientists in other functional areas including Pathology, Mechanistic and Investigational Toxicology, Bioanalysis, Toxicokinetics and development project leaders in the US and Belgium.

A Master’s degree in Toxicology or related life science with at least 6 years of relevant experience OR a PhD in Toxicology or related life science with relevant experience OR a DVM with proven research experience is required
At least 3 years of experience as a Study Director or Toxicologist is required
Experience conducting non-GLP and/or GLP toxicology studies supporting projects in late stage discovery through development is required
Knowledge of traditional in vivo toxicology models is required
Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to negotiate and influence decision-making processes, think and manage issues to resolution, contribute to study teams and scientific discussions are required
Capable of making fast decisions when necessary, while maintaining positive and inclusive team relationships, is required
Personal leadership skills, a pro-active and flexible attitude, sense of urgency and excellent collaboration skills are required
A record of scientific data evaluation, integrated safety assessment, and scientific writing is preferred
Strong critical thinking skills and a strong scientific knowledge in toxicology, pathology and DMPK, and an ability to apply this knowledge to influence development programs are preferred
Experience in CNS, Oncology, Immunology, Cardiovascular and/or Metabolism therapeutic areas is preferred
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.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-1400�McKean�Road
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
Toxicology Research
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