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Associate Scientist I/II, Immuno-Oncology Discovery

Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Requisition ID: 0963180830

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Associate Scientist I/II, 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 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 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.
The candidate will join the Immuno-Oncology discovery team to assist with target validation and evaluation of small and large molecule immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. S/he will work as part of a team driving research programs across the different stages of pre-clinical drug discovery. His/her responsibilities include the design, execution and interpretation of studies for the development of novel therapeutic agents. The scientist will collaborate with colleagues across multiple departments and communicate scientific results to multidisciplinary teams.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Work within Immuno-Oncology drug discovery team to execute in vitro and ex vivo experiments

  • Analysis of complex data sets, maintenance of electronic notebook records, present data in professional 'publication ready' in internal meetings

  • Work with minimal supervision independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Possess intrapersonal skills to collaborate with stakeholders from all relevant functions

  • Keep up-to-date with the literature related to his/her field.

  • Demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication

  • B.A./B.S. with at least 2 years research experience OR a M.S. with at least 1 year research experience is required
  • Multi-colored flow cytometry techniques and analysis is required
  • Assay development and analyses of cell-based immunoassays is required
  • Experience performing cell biology assays - ELISA, MSD, immune cell isolation from whole blood or tissues, cell culture, transfection and cloning of stable cell lines, and other functional assays, etc. are preferred
  • Experience with basic cell purification techniques and/or immunological phenotyping procedures from blood, ex vivo human and preclinical model tissues is required
  • Experience with basic aseptic cell culture technique, such as maintaining cell lines and primary cells, cell banking, etc is required
  • A background in cancer biology and/or Immunology is preferred

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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