Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Principal Scientist, Oncology

Shanghai, China

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905735511W

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

·       Good understanding and experience of oncology drug discovery and/or translational research for small molecule or antibody-based therapeutics.

·       Expertise in developing biochemical assays, cellular functional assays and in vivo efficacy and PD models, again with crucial experience in oncology.

·       Excellent technical capability in molecular biology, pharmacology and cell biology techniques.


General Requirements

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

·       Good awareness of 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.


·       ‘Leading from within the lab’ by independently formulating hypotheses, designing and executing experiments and delivering data to drive novel drug projects.   

·       Leadership of a high-performance project team and direct supervision/coaching of junior staff

·       Setup and management of CRO contracts to enable/supplement internal discovery projects. 

Primary Location
J&J (China) Investments Ltd (7046)
Job Function
Requisition ID