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Post-Doctoral Scientist, Global Pre-Clinical Sciences Self Care Franchise

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Johnson & Johnson

Post-Doctoral Scientist, Global Pre-Clinical Sciences Self Care Franchise

Skillman, NJ
+1 location
Fort Washington, PA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing creative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Every day, our more than 130,000 employees across the world are blending heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.

    Our Consumer Business touches a billion lives around the world and works with the vision of 'Bringing science to the art of healthy living'. Globally, the company touches the lives of consumers through businesses spanning baby care, women's health, beauty, oral & wound care and over-the-counter-products which are endorsed by healthcare professionals around the world. Some of our key brands include Tylenol® Zyrtec®, Motrin®, Benadryl®, Johnson's® Baby, Stayfree®, Clean & Clear™, Band-Aid®, Listerine®, and ORSL®.


    Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health is recruiting for a Post Doc position in pre-clinical sciences, located in US, Skillman/ Fort Washington (2 year position). The intent of the position is to build the US based pre-clinical sciences bench strength with strong talent that can potentially transition into a longer term scientific career track within J&J Consumer health R&D.

    The candidate will be an individual contributor and US based point person lead within the Global pre-clinical sciences team dedicated for providing toxicological support to Global Self-care covering the OTC/Self-Care portfolio by conducting risk assessments and applying toxicology and pre‐clinical safety information for APIs and excipients. This would be applicable to the development of new products (NPD) and life cycle management of existing products that are marketed by the J&J Consumer Health. The candidate will also closely work with the US Medical and Clinical Sciences team to contribute to relevant strategic efforts related to in market ingredient topics for the Self-Care are portfolio, This role will also be responsible for serving as the point person liaison with the Center of Excellence Pre-clinical science team located in Mumbai India. The role is also expected to build state of the science expertise in pre-clinical data approaches to dietary supplements from a toxicological perspective. The role will also partner with other cross-functional medical/clinical experts in self care to contribute to creative pre-clinical toxicological methods that support the innovation pipeline.


    1. Conduct safety review of ingredients/excipients and OTC products and Dietary Supplements in Johnsons & Johnson’s Consumer Health sector for successful new product development and support changes in the existing products. Support to address nonclinical safety requirements including impurity qualifications and California Proposition 65 compliance review.

    2. Carry out literature search, analyze the safety data and prepare non-clinical section of regulatory documents such as e-CTD, Clinical Trial Application, Company Core Data Sheets etc within Self-care domain.

    3. Provide support to address Health Authority queries and compliance activities.

    4. Ability to evaluate the existing data and non-clinical requirements and plan for appropriate non-clinical studies (in vitro and in vivo studies) and evaluate the study outcomes to support safety. Review of preclinical study design, protocols and reports to ensure compliance of safety requirements.

    5. Representation as Toxicology team member in internal and external meetings and develop as Toxicology subject matter expert in Self-care/ OTC franchise

    6. Work closely within Self-care Toxicology team and Collaborate with different stakeholders to ensure seamless support to business requirements. Connect with medical safety, medical affairs, regulatory and other functions to gain insights and provide overall technical support

  • Qualifications


    • Ph.D. in Toxicology or Ph.D. in biological sciences with a Masters in Toxicology along with research in toxicology as evidenced by publications in Toxicology;
    • Experience in working in the field of Toxicology would be preferred
    • Basic knowledge of Toxicology studies for different end points
    • Understanding of Regulatory requirements for drug development and impurity qualifications
    • Experience or knowledge on in silico methods to predict toxicology endpoints.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to critically evaluate data from multiple sources (study reports and literature, etc.)
    • Ability to describe Hazard and prepare Risk assessment reports
    • The ability to collaborate across teams
    • Detail oriented, organized, self-starter with a demonstrated track record of achievements
    • Knowledge of the use of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care
  • Locations
    Skillman, NJ • Fort Washington, PA
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  • About Us
    When you join Johnson & Johnson, your next move could mean the next innovation. In the next ten years, healthcare is predicted to radically transform more than any other industry, with old models being disrupted in favor of new methods to make the world a healthier place for everyone. Johnson & Johnson has long excelled in times of transformation. Its history of firsts—from Band-Aids to feminine care to treatments for HIV, cancer, Ebola, and, most recently, Alzheimer’s — demonstrates how J&J combines passion, science and technology to create game-changing innovations. Those epic innovations were discovered, developed and distributed by people just like you. And when you apply your talent to Johnson & Johnson's shared purpose, there’s no end to the lasting impact you can make, together. And that changes everything.