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

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4211180301

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an 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 Scientist within our CVM Discovery group will support drug discovery of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular, fatty liver and/or diabetic kidney diseases.   The primary responsibility of the Scientist is to provide scientific and technical support for conducting research involving in vivo preclinical studies. The position is a lab-based role and responsibilities include study planning, hands-on study execution, analysis, troubleshooting and documentation according to best business practices. The Scientist interprets and integrates data and makes recommendations for critical discovery project decisions and achievement of project goals.  The qualified candidate will work in cross-functional teams, including program project teams, biomarker, quantitative sciences and translational medicine groups to develop validation plans and execute on key experiments. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Pro-actively investigate, improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques is required
  • Collaboratively work in a matrix environment, present ideas, both verbally and in writing to diverse audiences including scientific colleagues and senior leadership
  • Work in a collaborative environment where ideas can be respectfully challenged to drive excellence and innovation

  • Ph.D. with post-graduate experience in the pharmaceutical industry 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

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