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Senior Scientist In Vivo Pharmacology, Metabolic Complications, Cardiovascular & Metabolism Discovery

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4210180301

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 within our CVM Discovery group will support drug discovery of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular, fatty liver and/or diabetic kidney diseases.   The position is a lab-based role and the primary responsibility of the Sr. Sci. is to provide scientific and technical support for conducting research involving in vivo preclinical studies. Responsibilities include study planning, hands-on study execution, analysis, troubleshooting and documentation according to best business practices. The Sr. Sci. will use emerging developments in these fields to generate novel target ideas and provide technical and strategic input with the goal of progressing novel drug candidates into clinical development and beyond. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Working in cross-functional teams, including translational medicine, discovery, biomarkers, program project teams and disease-specific working groups, to shape a discovery and pharmacology strategy for novel drug candidates and will bring forward novel translational animal models and innovative technologies to support long-term plans
  • Pro-actively investigate, improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques
  • Presenting scientific accomplishments internally and externally to the scientific community and discussed with key opinion leaders

  • Ph.D. with at least 4 years of post-graduate experience in cardiovascular, liver or kidney biology in a pharmaceutical or academic environment is required
  • Demonstrated skills in performing pharmacological and mechanistic studies in models of cardiovascular, liver, metabolic and/or kidney diseases is required
  • Working knowledge of pharmacology and/or drug discovery principles is required
  • Experience with hepatic/kidney cell systems, and/or in vitro models of metabolism and signal transduction is preferred
  • Peer reviewed publication record in relevant fields is required

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