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Scientist Biology, Metabolic Complications, Cardiovascular & Metabolism Discovery (1 of 2)

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4215180222

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 position is a lab-based role and the successful candidate will have a background in one or more of these disease areas, an understanding of disease pathophysiology and the ability to manage their work independently.  The primary responsibility of the Scientist is to provide scientific and technical support for conducting research involving in vitro preclinical studies. The qualified scientist needs to independently plan and execute in vitro and ex vivo experiments, to follow protocols, to document data, to troubleshoot problems, and to interpret data and communicate results. Additional responsibilities include: 
  • Pro-actively investigate, improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques
  • 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
  • Peer reviewed publication record in relevant fields is required
  • Demonstrated skills in performing pharmacological and mechanistic studies in models of cardiovascular, liver, metabolic and/or kidney diseases is required
  • Experience with cell culture, assay development, immunoassays including Western blotting, ELISA, and/or MSD is required
  • Understanding of the overall process of drug discovery and development is preferred

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