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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Spring House

Description

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting an Senior Scientist, Exploratory Biology Group located in Spring House, PA.
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found. 
Janssen Biotech, Inc. delivers on the promise of new treatments and ways to improve the health of individuals with serious disease. Built upon a legacy of innovative firsts, Janssen Biotech pursues advancing patient care with immunology and oncology solutions. Please visit www.JanssenBiotech.com for more information.
We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
The Senior Scientist is a partly laboratory-based position in the Exploratory Biology group within Biologics Discovery.  The core job of this position is to set up a small group investigating new drug concepts especially in immunology and oncology.  Successful candidate will establish a process to test lead therapeutic molecules for functional activities related to natural killer cells, macrophages, and regulatory T cells, including quantitative assessment to enable in vivo modeling.  In addition to the core job, the candidate may also lead project(s) in the JBIO portfolio once he or she is familiar with the JBIO biologics discovery process.  This position demands a good understanding of the biological challenges facing multiple therapeutic areas as well as technical proficiency in the latest methodologies.  To the right candidate, it offers high potential for growth in a drug discovery career.
Primary responsibilities:
Co-ordinate and perform experiments to assess functional activities of lead molecules relating to NK, macrophage, or Treg immune compartments.
Perform experiments to validate new targets and drug concepts.
Characterize effects of tool antibodies on disease-associated pathways.
Lead portfolio project(s) if necessary.
Analyze and present data in professional “publication ready” format. 
Author primary publications. Demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication.

Qualifications
Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in life sciences (molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, or a related discipline) with at least 5 years of experience is required.
Experience in immunology, oncology, or medical sciences is required.
Experience in functional assays, especially those related to NK cells, macrophages, or Treg  biology, is preferred.
Experience in multi-color flow cytometry is required.
Strong publication record in high impact journals is required.
Experience in antibody generation is preferred.
Experience working in industry is preferred.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-1400�McKean�Road
Organization
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
Biology
Requisition ID
3736181004

About the company

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