Scientific Director, Global Discovery Chemistry (San Diego, CA)

Synthes GmbH

  • Publication date:

    02 February 2024
  • Workload:

  • Contract type:

    Unlimited employment
  • Place of work:

    San Diego

Scientific Director, Global Discovery Chemistry (San Diego, CA)

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Scientific Director, Global Discovery Chemistry for our site in San Diego, CA.

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. Learn more at and follow us @JanssenGlobal.   Janssen Research & Development , LLC   is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

The Scientific Director will partner across Therapeutics Discovery and Therapeutic Areas, represent medicinal chemistry, lead cross-functional project teams, and be co-responsible for building, managing, and delivering high quality clinical molecules to the Janssen product development pipeline within our Disease and Pathway Area Stronghold (DAS and PAS) strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • ·       Provide direct line leadership to a group of medicinal chemists, set individual and team objectives, coach and develop local talent within Global Discovery Chemistry

  •        Manage and deliver portfolio objectives as a project leader and/or as a supervisor of other project leaders

  • Serve as a member of the local LJ and global leadership teams to create, shape and, implement strategies that support both local and global medicinal chemistry objectives at Janssen, including developing capabilities, modalities, technology and identifying external opportunities

  • Serve as a scientific expert in medicinal chemistry to internal and external partners, providing chemistry drug discovery insights and objective assessments in portfolio and stage-gate reviews including Therapeutics Discovery, the J&J Innovation Centers, and across multiple Therapeutic Areas


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