Johnson & Johnson Careers
Requisition ID: 1805660242W
Janssen is a global biotech company that focuses on the development, production and marketing of vaccines and antibodies to prevent and combat infectious diseases.
Within Crucell talented, entrepreneurial people are working in a dynamic culture in which innovation and a 'can do' state of mind are the central points. In order to strengthen our team we are continuously looking for enthusiastic, talented people who have the ambition to develop themselves and can be of value to Crucell.
For our department we are currently seeking for a temporary (1 year) fulltime
Scientist Biochemistry (Viral Vaccines) (m/f)
The subunit vaccine design (SUVD) team is part of the Viral Vaccines Department of Janssen and focuses on the design, development and evaluation of novel vaccines. The group covers the development stage starting from protein design and in vitro characterization of proteins and novel vaccine platforms. Later preclinical testing of vaccine leads is performed in close collaboration with preclinical evaluation team. The focus lies on the design of candidate vaccines and development and optimization of novel innovative methodologies aiming at increasing the efficacy of current and future vaccines.
The Scientist will be a key player in the production and characterization of novel viral protein vaccine leads. He/she will have the daily supervision of an Associate Scientist. The Scientist will work in a multidisciplinary environment and have a main focus on the characterization of novel protein designs using a range of biochemical and biophysical techniques. Since all research projects are carried out in teams comprising members from different departments of viral vaccines, teamwork and flexibility are two very important characteristics that are required attributes. We offer a challenging position which allows you to work in a dynamic and international environment, ensuring diversity in your work and creating plenty of opportunities for personal development.
PhD or equivalent experience and at least 3 years of Postdoc experience in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry or related fields.
Experience with the techniques such as mammalian protein expression, protein purification and characterization, biochemical/physical assay development are regarded as a must.
Experiences with the experimental design to reach project targets is highly favored.
Excellent communication skills with fluency in English is expected.
Previous experience in the field of Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) or other viral surface proteins is a plus.
The candidate fit for the job is independent, flexible, motivated and enjoys working in a team. Excellent organizational and communication skills, creativity and a strong scientific mindset are key for this position.
What’s in it for you…?
“Caring for the world, one person at a time…”
As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously.
As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.
Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth.
Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.
Will you be our new colleague? Please visit our jobsite www.careers.jnj.com, look for the requisition number 1805660242W and apply on-line.
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention BV (8852)