Associate Scientist II

Johnson & Johnson Spring House , PA 19477

Posted 1 week ago

Janssen Research & Development, LLC is recruiting for an Associate Scientist II within the Immunology Discovery Therapeutic Area located in Spring House, PA

Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit http://www.JanssenRnD.com for more information.

We are seeking to hire a highly motivated and collaborative Associate Scientist II, with demonstrated skills in Immunology and/or Cell Biology who will help with advancing research program within the Discovery Immunology team.

The individual will be responsible for:

  • Design, development, implementation and analysis of experiments that aim at characterizing mechanism of action of targets and screening of small and large molecule drug candidates.

  • Performing cell-based and immuno-assays to support target identification and/or evaluation of candidate therapeutics

  • Maintaining of accurate records of experiments in the electronic lab notebook

  • Independently interpreting and presenting findings at group and team meetings

  • Communicating effectively and working collaboratively

Qualifications

  • MSc degree with 3-5 years of experience or BSc degree with 4-8 years of experience in Immunology and/or Cell Biology is required.

  • Experience with cell culture techniques working with cell lines, primary cells, PBMC and whole blood.

  • Experience in the isolation of RNA and transcript analysis by qPCR.

  • Proficiency in immunoassays. Experience with multiplex platforms such as MSD and Luminex.

  • Experience with multi-color flow cytometry an advantage.

  • Self-motivated individual with outstanding communication, interpersonal, collaborative skills.

Primary Location

United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-

Organization

Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)

Job Function

Biology

Requisition ID
1679190410


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