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Senior Scientist- Immune Oncology Translational Research

Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Requisition ID: 3479190430

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for Senior Scientist, 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 significant unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.

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The Immune Oncology (IO) Translational Research group is seeking an experienced Immuno-Oncologist to develop and execute key aspects of Janssen’s translational efforts directed towards the clinical development of novel immune therapies across multiple areas of disease focus.

You will provide scientific leadership in preclinical and clinical translational research programs with a focus on Immune Oncology. You will need to develop strong collaborations and influence across the Oncology Therapeutic Area (TA), applying expertise in the Discovery and Clinical organizations as needed. Additionally, you will need to develop scientific collaborations external to the organization to develop novel insights from clinical samples into disease biology and segmentation. Details of the role include:
Develop and implement the translational strategy for the compound, participate in the compound development teams and pertinent working groups.
Guide working groups to implement Immune Oncology translational strategy and lead ongoing programs and projects.
Develop, implement, and deliver on translational collaborations and projects, including initial proposal development, planning timelines and resources, monitoring milestones and final deliverables.
Work closely across groups and functions to explore novel indications and new drug combinations for compounds in clinical development.
Communicate project deliverables to the leaders across the Oncology Therapeutic Area (TA), and other senior governance groups when necessary.
Interact and liaise with internal experts, external experts, academic groups, and CROs to establish collaborations and projects.
Fulfill regulatory responsibilities including preparing, updating, and finalizing regulatory documents.


  • You are required to have a Ph.D. with experience in Immune Oncology.
  • Two years of post-doctoral research in the field is preferred.
  • Familiarity with the techniques common to translational research including, but not limited to, flow cytometry, genomics, proteomics and importantly, data analysis.
  • You are required to have at least three years of applicable translational, biomarker or clinical trial and research experience, preferably in an industrial setting.
  • Strong publication record in Immune Oncology is highly preferred.
  • Experience in running multi-faceted projects and programs is preferred.
  • You are required to have strong communication skills


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