Johnson & Johnson Careers

Team Leader Lung Cancer Drug Discovery

Shanghai, China

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805628921W

·   Proposal and implementation of strategies to identify, filter and validate novel drug targets for local/global proposal

· Management of novel drug discovery projects up to and including NME declaration.

Leadership of high-performance project teams and direct supervision/coaching of junior staff


Technical Skill Requirements - Specific experience would include but not be limited to:

Advanced knowledge and experience in oncology drug discovery, biomarker research and/or translational research.

Expertise in target validation studies essential using CRISPR or related methodologies: KD/KO/KI of novel genes in transient and stable cell line systems.

Expertise in developing biochemical assays and cellular functional assays, again with experience of immune-oncology preferred.

Extensive experience in molecular biology, pharmacology and cell biology is required with particular focus and experience within immune-oncology preferred.

General Requirements

Highly motivated self-starter, able to excel within a matrix organization.

Highly aware of recent oncology literature and emerging trends and drugs in the oncology area.  

Strong oral and written communication skills, fluent in English and Chinese.

Critical thinker with good time management and delivery focus, able to independently design, execute and accurately interpret complex scientific experiments and data.

Excellent people and project manager; skilled in communicating objectives, motivating, empowering and developing junior staff with a track record of successful teamwork and coaching aligned with project delivery.

Easily able to influence across disciplines and research areas; leveraging both local and global talent and resources to achieve delivery goals.   

Primary Location
J&J (China) Investments Ltd (7046)
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