Principal Scientist NCS Lead (1 of 3).
Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson &
Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Principal
Scientist, Nonclinical Safety Lead.
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we
are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives
by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and
cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and
pursue the most promising science.
We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of
everyone in it. Have questions or want to learn more? Check out
www.janssen.com and follow us @JanssenGlobal! Janssen Research &
Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical
Do you enjoy working on complex biological problems? Are you ready
to combine your drive, scientific curiosity, enthusiasm, and drug
development expertise to make a lasting impact on the world? As a
Principal Scientist, Nonclinical Safety Lead (NCSL) you will
collaborate with innovative and diverse scientists to support
projects in our large and varied portfolio that spans multiple
therapeutic areas and includes innovative modalities. In this vital
role you will provide toxicology leadership for all aspects of
discovery and development projects, with flexibility to specialize
or work across stages of development, therapy areas, and
modalities. Opportunities are available at our La Jolla, South San
Francisco, Spring House, and Raritan sites and we would consider
remote work for the right candidate.
Represent NCS on global discovery and development project teams,
serving as the single point of contact for toxicology expertise and
Lead the team of nonclinical safety scientists working on a
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary project teams to de-risk drug
candidates and support clinical development.
Create target liability assessments and develop fit-for-purpose
plans to screen for and manage potential liabilities of novel
Develop and implement toxicology project plans to inform project
Use your drug development experience to effectively communicate
across all levels with internal and external partners, including
global regulatory authorities.
Be accountable for global regulatory nonclinical documents (e.g.
IB, CTA/IND, NDA/MAA/BLA, CTD and responses to regulatory
Contribute to due diligence activities on potential licensing and
A Doctoral level degree (PhD, DVM, MD or equivalent) with
concentration in toxicology, pharmacology or related field and at
least 6 years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience in
pre-clinical safety assessment supporting discovery/development and
demonstrating progressively increasing responsibilities.
Experience with different therapeutic modalities such as peptides,
bi-specific antibodies, RNA-targeting therapeutics, cell-based
therapy, or gene therapy is preferred.
Experience representing toxicology/nonclinical safety on project
teams is preferred
Board certification (e.g. DABT) is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills is required.
Broad understanding of the drug discovery / development process is
The ability to critically evaluate, interpret and integrate large
datasets and literature is required.
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
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided
reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or
interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to
receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact
us to request accommodation.
United States-California-San Diego-3210 Merryfield Row
Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)
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