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Scientist, CAR-T Cell Development
Requisition ID: 4101180620
Janssen Research and Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson and Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Scientist, CAR-T Immunobiology located in Spring House, PA.
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The Scientist will be utilizing highly specialized experience and knowledge, this position will be accountable for designing and executing research and development activities focused on cell engineering using gene-editing technologies with an initial focus on primary human T cells. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Providing functional laboratory-based expertise for implementation of CAR T-based applications; design and execution of strategies to engineer cells for drug discovery and engineered T cell platform development; interacting with research teams focused on biologics drug discovery. The Scientist will:
- Contribute to cell engineering research, assay development and execution, and engineered T cell platform development.
- Functionally characterize and immunophenotype T-cell populations using various flow cytometry techniques (i.e., surface marker expression, intracellular cytokine staining, cytometric bead arrays, etc.).
- Possess a working knowledge of gene-editing technologies including CRISPR, TALENs, transposons, and related applications; utilize lentiviral vectors to genetically modify freshly isolated T-lymphocytes.
- Use cutting-edge science and emerging developments to identify opportunities to deliver innovative best-in-class therapies.
- Identify original, nascent solutions to key scientific challenges required for success.
- Support the development of therapies focused on engineered T cells.
- Deliver reports, summaries, and presentations supporting experimental results.
- Ph.D. with at least 3 years of lab-based experience in the CAR T-cell field is required
- Post-doctoral experience in a CAR-T lab is preferred
- Experience with cell engineering is required and T cell engineering is preferred
- Must be wholly proficient with flow cytometry-based applications is required
- Experience in independently proposing, designing, executing, and reporting research projects is required
- Strong record of publications is preferred
- Possess the ability to solve complex problems in a creative scientific fashion
- Outstanding collaborative and communication skills
- Foster a working environment that encourages the company's commitment to equal employment opportunity and the value of a diverse work force
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)