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J&J Family of Companies Associate Director, Diagnostics, US Medical Affairs (Pulmonary Hypertension) in Horsham, Pennsylvania

Janssen Pulmonary Hypertension (PH), a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for an Associate Director, Diagnostics, US Medical Affairs, Pulmonary Hypertension to be located in South San Francisco, CA, Titusville, NJ, Raritan, NJ, or Horsham, PA. The Associate Director will report to the Group Medical Director, Portfolio Strategy.

As part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, we are working to build 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.

Janssen PH is a leader in the field of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Our portfolio of PAH treatments covers the spectrum of disease, from WHO Functional Class II-IV, with oral, inhaled, and intravenous medications.

The Associate Director, Diagnostics, Medical Affairs will provide input to the US diagnostic strategy in Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) and support the execution of that strategy for diagnostic product launches and key post-launch activities.

The Associate Director, Diagnostics, Medical Affairs, will oversee the strategic planning and execution of the Medical strategy including launches, leading evidence generation and publication strategy, seeking alignment with key global and US stakeholders, planning educational activities and relevant trainings, supporting advisory board planning and external engagements including thought leader engagement. This role is expected to have/develop deep understanding of the PH patient journey, its current gaps and barriers that may impact adoption and utilization of the novel diagnostics. Additionally, the Associate Director will provide key cross-functional input to address business needs of the development, clinical, commercial and payor teams as it pertains to diagnostics.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and execution of the Medical Affairs launch strategy for the assigned programs in the US

  • Lead and support the formulation and execution of the integrated evidence generation and dissemination planning for PH Diagnostics in the US and globally

  • Provide clinical input to key commercial and payor strategies and decisions

  • Collaborate cross-functionally within the US PH Diagnostics Core Team as well as global stakeholders within R&D, Medical Affairs, RWV&E, payor and commercial teams

  • Serve as the medical expert on PH Diagnostics and communicate diagnostic and therapeutic market trends

  • Lead and/or participate in and support advisory boards focused on diagnostics

  • Provide support through development and/or review of field based diagnostic educational and promotional materials for scientific accuracy

Other Duties:

  • Develop and be responsible for budget for assigned initiatives.

  • Manage consultants/agencies for key projects.

  • Ensure timely guidance to senior management regarding the strategy and execution

  • Establish a productive work environment by creating trust and respect within and across the Therapeutic Areas (TAs).

  • Balance business priorities and resources and demonstrate agility in adapting to the external and internal environment.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a scientific subject area with 5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical / biotech industry in diagnostics, medical affairs or clinical development, or equivalent academic or clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MD (cardiologist or pulmonologist), PhD or PharmD preferred

  • Strong knowledge of PH, cardiology and pulmonary medicine

  • Clinical background with a strong understanding of clinical care and the patient journey

  • In depth experience with the discovery, characterization, clinical validation and utilization of innovative biomarkers and diagnostics.

  • Experience in human translational research with biomarker application in clinical trials and awareness of the challenges of implementing biomarker and diagnostic technologies in the clinical setting

  • Demonstrated excellence in independently leading and conducting research and ability to evaluate, interpret and present complex scientific data

  • High level of initiative and ability to work independently

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and cross-functional collaboration

  • Ability to form strong relationships based on credibility and trust, be able to work within teams and handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to travel within and outside of the US as needed

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 based on disability.

Primary Location

United States-California-South San Francisco-5000 Shoreline Court

Other Locations

United States-Florida-Titusville, United States-New Jersey-Raritan, United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham


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