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DREXEL ONCOLOGY TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH CO-OP

Spring House, Pennsylvania
Administration


Job Description

Requisition ID: 4824181018

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

 

With $76.5 billion in 2017 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.

 

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

Janssen Pharma R&D, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting Co-ops who are interested in participating in research projects in efforts to gain work experience within the therapeutic area of Oncology Translational Research. One area of work is to develop assays (functional tools) and discover biomarkers to profile patients with and potentially apply these assays and biomarkers to clinical trials when testing a therapeutics mechanism of action and efficacy.

 

An exciting field that many Pharmaceutical companies are diving into is developing assays for single cell analysis. Here we are developing tools to molecularly profile cells within a patient’s tumor and how that impacts downstream therapy that is patient specific.

 

The Co-op will:

  • Learn to develop assays for single cell analysis. Here we are developing tools to effectively dissociate cells within a patient’s tumor, enrich specific populations within these tumors and isolate single-cells on platforms for down-stream high-throughput sequencing and analysis
  • Work primarily with a variety of lab scientists who have different skill sets that we can draw from in-order to accomplish this project.
  • Potentially learn a variety of cellular (i.e. tissue culturing, flow cytometry) and molecular (i.e. nucleic acid isolation, PCR, sequencing) based techniques as well as becoming versed in analyzing gene expression and sequencing data.

Qualifications
  • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing (Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Cell Biology & Biochemistry, Medical Bioengineering).
  • Candidates must be available to work (Full-time).
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future. 
  • Demonstrated leadership is preferred.
  • Candidates must be detail-oriented, highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Candidates must have the ability to work individually (independently) as well as on a team.
  • Candidates need to be proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel (including a high proficiency with generating pivot tables and graphs), and Power Point, and have strong oral and written communication skills. Additional technical competencies in Sharepoint and other information technology systems are highly desirable, as is experience with PubMed databases and other literature databases.
  • Candidates with academic and/or industrial, molecular or cellular biology laboratory experience are strongly preferred.
  • A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is strongly preferred.
  • Participation in campus/community service activities is desired.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-
Organization
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
Administration
Requisition ID
4824181018