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

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4212180904

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Senior Associate 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.
The Senior Associate 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. Assoc. 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. Assoc. Sci. 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 and discovery sciences groups to develop validation plans and execute on key animal experiments. The candidate will pro-actively investigate, improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques.

  • M.S. with at least 6 years of relevant experience OR a B.S./B.A. with at least 9 years of experience, in the pharmaceutical industry or academic environment is required
  • A background in models for cardiovascular, liver, metabolic and/or kidney diseases is preferred
  • Demonstrated skills in performing in vivo pharmacological and mechanistic studies is required
  • Working knowledge of pharmacology and/or drug discovery principles is preferred 
  • Experience with hepatic/kidney cell systems, and/or in vitro models of metabolism and signal transduction 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.

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