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Senior Scientist Operations, Metabolic Complications, Cardiovascular & Metabolism Discovery

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4202180301

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Senior Scientist, located in Boston, MA.
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 important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.  
We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.
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 Operations within our CVM Discovery group will support the drug discovery of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular, fatty liver and/or diabetic kidney diseases.  The position is both lab and office-based. The Sr. Sci. will be responsible for the development, implementation and on-going management of operations for the group that are in line with and support overall business objectives. The individual will need to demonstrate the ability to collaboratively work in a matrix environment, present ideas, both verbally and in writing to diverse audiences including scientific colleagues and senior leadership.  The candidate will work in a collaborative environment where ideas can be respectfully challenged to drive excellence and innovation.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Manages the day-to-day operational, functional and personnel activities.
  • Conducts internal audits and implements remedies to achieve conformance with company policies, procedures and quality specifications.
  • Manages budget and procurement functions and ensures expenses stay within budget parameters.
  • Facilitates internal and external scientific meetings including across CVM drug discovery sites.

  • B.S. in Biological Sciences or Chemistry with at least 8 years of applicable experience OR a M.S. in Biological Sciences or Chemistry with at least 6 years of applicable experience is required
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolism experience is preferred
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is preferred
  • Understanding of the overall process of drug discovery and development is preferred
  • Knowledge of industrial hygiene and safety with experience in the control of chemical and biological hazards in the laboratory environment is required
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering against targets and objectives is required

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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