Johnson & Johnson Careers


San Diego, California

Job Description

Requisition ID: 2066190108

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting a Summer Intern, Biomarker Predictive Modeling to be located in La Jolla, CA.


The Summer Intern, Biomarker Predictive Modeling will be a member of the Neuroscience Biomarkers team and will be quantifying relationships between biomarkers and clinical measures related to Neuropsychiatric and Neurodegenerative Disease areas.


The position will focus on using biomarker measurements to identify models predictive of disease stage and/or progression.


You will work with Neuroscience Biomarker Signatures members to conduct exploratory analysis of biomarker data from clinical trials. This entails univariate analyses to quantify relationships amongst biomarkers and between biomarkers and clinical measures. Machine learning and multivariate modeling are then used to create predictive biomarker signature models. You will work in conjunction with team members on summarizing analysis outcomes with the goal of supporting clinical development efforts.

  • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, and related degrees with strong emphasis on statistical modeling.
  • Candidates must be available to work Full-time.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future. 
  • Experience with multivariate modeling, machine learning, and the R programming language are a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated leadership is preferred.
  • Candidates must be detail-oriented, highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Candidates must have the ability to work individually (independently) as well as on a team.
  • Candidates need to be proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, and have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is strongly preferred.
  • Participation in campus/community service activities is desired.

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-California-San Diego-
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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