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COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGIST 2019 SUMMER INTERN

Spring House, Pennsylvania
Administration


Job Description

Requisition ID: 4106190114

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Janssen Research & Development, a family company of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Companies, is recruiting for a scientist to join the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Biomarker group, located in Spring House, PA.

 

Janssen R&D develops treatments that improve the health and lifestyles of people worldwide. Research and development areas encompass novel targets in oncology, neurologic disorders, infectious diseases, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases as well as immunologic disorders.

 

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic student with experience in bioinformatics/computational biology.  Our team works on biomarkers and biological mechanisms identification using large datasets. The intern will:

 
  • Apply computational biology tools to advance understanding of IBD, specifically, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
    1. Develop workflows for integrating molecular data from different sources (tissue, blood, stool) and types (mRNA, protein, microbiome, genetics) in the same subject, with the goal of developing a combined risk score that can predict individuals that will go on to develop IBD. 
    2. Work with IBD team to understand application of integrated molecular data in the drug discovery process.
 

The successful candidate will have access to cutting-edge methodology and technologies (e.g., machine learning, topological network analysis, cloud computing) to analyze the data. The candidate will work in a very dynamic environment and will interact intimately with scientists from Immunology Biomarkers and Immunology Discovery to gain vast expertise in the pharmaceutical industry.




Qualifications
  • Expertise in computational analysis of biological data is required.
  • Experience with high content data analysis, such as gene expression or proteomics is preferred.
  • The candidate must have strong communication skills and have the ability to effectively work as part of a diverse, interdisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in R and Linux is preferred.
  •  A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is strongly preferred.
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-Pennsylvania-Spring House-
Organization
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
Administration
Requisition ID
4106190114