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Postdoctoral Researcher, Vision R&D

  • Título Postdoctoral Researcher, Vision R&D
  • Función Career Programs
  • Sub función Post Doc - R&D Product Development
  • Categoría Post Doc, Post Doc - R&D Product Development (C)
  • Ubicación Irvine, California, United States
  • Publicado
  • Identificación requerida (Req ID) 2406197308W
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Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Postdoctoral Researcher, Vision R&D in Irvine, CA.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at .

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) has been a part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Rooted in Our Credo, the values of DEI fuel our pursuit to create a healthier, more equitable world. Our diverse workforce and culture of belonging accelerate innovation to solve the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges.

We know that the success of our business – and our ability to deliver meaningful solutions – depends on how well we understand and meet the diverse needs of the communities we serve. Which is why we foster a culture of inclusion and belonging where all perspectives, abilities and experiences are valued and our people can reach their potential.

At Johnson & Johnson, we all belong.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our Research and Development team at Johnson & Johnson Vision. As a Postdoctoral Researcher, you will play a vital role in advancing our scientific understanding and technological innovations in the field of eye care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct independent research projects and/or in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, including software, system engineering, mechanical design, and advanced research, focused on advancing eye care technologies.
  • Design and implement experimental protocols, utilizing your strong hands-on skills to develop and improve prototypes for novel medical devices.
  • Perform rigorous data analysis using advanced statistical methods and present findings to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Utilize analytical modeling techniques to simulate and optimize the mechanical behavior of ocular structures.
  • Apply your expertise in animal tissue handling to develop and refine in vitro and in vivo models for preclinical testing.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Degree must have been received in the last 3 years or by the start date of this role for current Students


  • Proven track record of research excellence
  • Strong hands-on experimental skills, including expertise in prototyping experimental setups and data analysis
  • Strong publication record demonstrating expertise in experimental design and data analysis
  • Proficient in programming languages commonly used in scientific research (e.g., MATLAB, Python)
  • Proficiency in analytical modeling such as finite element analysis modeling, preferably in the context of eye structures, biomechanics, and/or human tissues
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and present research findings
  • Interest and experience working with medical devices
  • Permanently authorized to work in the U.S., must not require sponsorship at the time of hire or in the future


  • Experience working with animal tissue, including handling and processing

The salary for this position is $95,000/year, this position is eligible for a sign-on bonus. This is a two year duration based role that has eligibility for severance.

 The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs.  Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan.  The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/performance year.  Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.

Employees and/or eligible dependents may be eligible to participate in the following Company sponsored employee benefit programs:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, business accident insurance, and group legal insurance.
  • Employees may be eligible to participate in the Company’s consolidated retirement plan (pension) and savings plan (401(k)).
  • This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s long-term incentive program.
  • Employees are eligible for the following time off benefits:
  • Vacation – up to 120 hours per calendar year
  • Sick time - up to 40 hours per calendar year; for employees who reside in the State of Washington – up to 56 hours per calendar year
  • Holiday pay, including Floating Holidays – up to 13 days per calendar year
  • Work, Personal and Family Time - up to 40 hours per calendar year

For additional general information on Company benefits, please go to: -

This job posting is anticipated to close on at 11:59pmEST on August 11th, 2024. The Company may however extend this time-period, in which case the posting will remain available on  to accept additional applications.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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