Full Job Description
Janssen Research & Development, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Director, Janssen R&D Data Science. The primary location for this position is Spring House, PA with consideration given to: Titusville, NJ; New Brunswick, NJ; Boston, MA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA.
Janssen develops treatments that improve the health of people worldwide. Research and development areas encompass oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, immunology, neuroscience, and infectious disease. Our ultimate goal is to help people live longer, healthier lives. We have produced and marketed many first-in-class prescription medications and are poised to serve the broad needs of the healthcare market – from patients to practitioners and from clinics to hospitals. To learn more about Janssen, one of the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, visit www.janssenpharmaceuticalsinc.com.
The Data Science Analytics & Insights team within Janssen R&D develops innovative solutions in support of Janssen’s key clinical programs. We are looking for an outstanding Director to lead a team of data scientists focused on utilizing advanced analytics and algorithms to develop RWD-based solutions to enable disease insights, improve patient outcomes, and enhance clinical development. The Director and reports will combine scientific expertise with data science and technology to develop innovative approaches around early disease detection, patient risk stratification, and endpoints charecertization, development, and validation. The Director will work closely with strategic partners within Data Science, Janssen R&D, and J&J to ensure alignment and impact and collaborate with key external partners to shape, develop, and deploy cutting-edge solutions.
Define the scope and lead the development of Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning models in health and healthcare (e.g., disease identification, patient stratification, disease insights, simulations) based on RWD that will provide key insights on our pipeline assets
Provide deep technical expertise to advise on algorithmic and model development, help define data and analytics strategies, and ensure validation and deployment strategies in place to turn models and solutions into actionable insights
Lead and build data science projects by developing and applying creative solutions that go beyond current tools to deliver data-driven insights to high-priority scientific problems
Demonstrate leadership in technical guidance to working team
Manage and develop a diverse, inclusive team of experts with deep Data Science expertise
Lead a team through coaching, inspiring and developing the talent
Set standards of excellence for the team by demonstrating professional expertise, strong work ethic, integrity and professional behavior
Attract, develop and retain pipeline of highly engaged, internal and externally sourced talent
Work side by side with the TA Data Science, External Innovation, and Platform teams on defining priorities and collaboratively and pragmatically building a roadmap to ensure that Data Science methodologies and analytics are being leveraged to deliver on high value use cases
Effectively navigate technology, analytical, regulatory, legal and privacy complexities to achieve objectives
Actively participate in Data Science communities across Janssen and J&J and contribute to best practices, methodologies, processes, tools and standards
Maintain strong relationships with external partners including academic data scientists and other key external stakeholders
Participate in cross-functional collaborations with external companies and internal scientific and data science teams
Develop and manage data partnerships
Clearly articulate highly technical methods and results to diverse audiences and partners to drive decision-making
Ph.D. with 7 years of post-graduate industry experience (or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 10 years’ experience) in a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, epidemiology, computer science, artificial intelligence, applied mathematics, electrical engineering, or similar)
Expertise with AI/ML machine learning, quantitative methods, predictive and causal modelling and other analytics frameworks and techniques
Demonstrated experience driving research using Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing and / or statistical modeling methods
Demonstrated experience through publication and thought leadership that combines clinical prediction and causal inference
At least 5 years of experience with relevant software and tools such as R, Java or Python, Amazon Web Services (AWS), SQL, etc.
At least 3 years of experience leading, coaching, growing and motivating analytical and statistical experts in a direct-reporting or matrixed-reporting manner
Experience serving as a technical leader and role model
Demonstrated ability to influence in a large and matrixed organization
Proven experience in prioritizing, managing, and executing on a complicated portfolio of projects
Experience in drug development or pharmaceuticals environment
Strong problem-solving skills with a solution-oriented, creative mindset
Ability to effectively communicate technical work to a wide audience
Passionate about leveraging data to drive scientific innovation
Expertise in one or more therapeutic areas including oncology, immunology, neuroscience or cardiovascular
Experience with RWE and observational research methods
Demonstrated experience in real-world data (EHR, insurance claims, registry data)
At least 5 years of hands-on technical data analysis and modeling experience (across roles)
Strong working knowledge of real-world data and healthcare relevant datasets, such as EHR, insurance claims and registry data
Experience working in multiple therapeutic areas and having strong knowledge of disease biology
Familiarity with and exposure to drug discovery and clinical development processes
Thriving on a diverse company culture and celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, we are committed to inclusion. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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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