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Senior Scientist, Biomarker Signatures - San Diego, CA

San Diego, California

Job Description

Requisition ID: 3934190506

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Scientist, Biomarker Signatures to be located in La Jolla, CA.

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson are dedicated to addressing and solving the most important unmet medical needs of our time, including in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious disease, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Driven by our commitment to patients, we develop sustainable, integrated healthcare solutions by working side-by-side with healthcare stakeholders, based on partnerships of trust and transparency.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The Senior Scientist, Biomarker Signatures will be a member of the Neuroscience Biomarkers team and will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting biomarker data related to the Mood Disorder and Neurodegenerative Disease areas, with an emphasis on genetic and epigenetic biomarkers. Responsibilities also include assessing and validating new biomarker technologies.

The position will focus on identifying and validating biomarker signatures aimed at diagnosis & staging, stratification, therapy response, and relapse prediction, using genetics and epigenetics data, fluid biomarkers, “omics” - phenotype associations, and neuro-functional measurements.

The Senior Scientist, Biomarker Signatures will provide input and results to Mood and Neurodegeneration biomarker experts in therapeutic discovery, clinical translation and clinical development.

S/he will work with internal and external collaborators/partners/CROs, to develop and validate biomarker signatures for mood disorders and Neurodegeneration. S/he will interface internally with Project Scientists and Laboratory Personnel and interact outside of the immediate group with Scientists in Neuroscience Discovery, Quantitative Sciences, Experimental Medicine and Clinical Development, RA/QA, Safety, Finance, Purchasing, and Contracting. S/he will interface externally with Life science and instrument vendors, academic researchers, collaborators, and KOL’s.

The Senior Scientist, Biomarker Signatures will work in a results-oriented environment with the goal of identifying and validating biomarker signatures in connection with therapeutic discovery projects, aimed toward clinical translation and beyond


Primary Location
United States-California-San Diego-
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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