Scientific Director, Clinical Pathologist

Johnson & Johnson   •  

Spring House, PA

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


Less than 5 years

Posted 275 days ago

This job is no longer available.

As a Scientific Director you will:

  • Provide scientific leadership globally to the Clinical Pathology Lab groups and through collaboration with Investigative & Mechanistic Toxicology, others groups within PD&S, Therapeutic Area & Drug Discovery Teams
  • Provide well-written concise Clinical Pathology reports that accurately and completely reflects the data collected and the significance/impact on candidate drug development, drug registration and human safety
  • Review study protocols and make recommendations regarding the design of the clinical pathology portions of toxicology studies
  • Support drug discovery and development globally by contributing knowledge and scientific expertise to understanding potential mode of action for toxicity in pre-clinical studies that includes scientific input in the design and conduct of toxicology experiments that focus on characterizing the safety of novel therapeutic utilizing both routine/novel clinical pathology endpoints for translational safety monitoring
  • Globally collaborate with Pathologists and other scientists in the design, interpretation and communication of study findings and provide the appropriate context of the data and its impact on the discovery program as well as clinical development
  • Active participation on the Global Safety Biomarker Steering Committee to help drive scientific and technical support to the End-to-End approach for Safety Biomarker Assays development to resolve issues of target organ related toxicity
  • Using innovative clinical pathology-based approaches and techniques contribute to the identification of new “safety” biomarkers and assist in the design and execution of appropriate qualification and validation criteria
  • Develop collaborative partnerships to exploit the use and application of innovative platforms and technologies aimed at improving pre-clinical to clinical translation of Safety Biomarkers


  • DVM (equivalent) AND PhD (will consider someone that will be receiving PhD by August 2018) with at least 3 years of experience of clinical pathology experience is required
  • Board certified by European/American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP or ACVP) is required
  • Excellent written, communication skills and recognized knowledge and expertise in the field of clinical pathology is required
  • A solid scientific publication record is required
  • Current working knowledge and experience in the field of pre-clinical GLP toxicological pathology/clinical pathology is preferred

Requisition ID: 6619171211