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Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Requisition ID: 6512190606

The Janssen R&D, BioTherapeutics Development, Cell Line Development group is seeking an Associate Scientist I to support the genetic characterization of cell lines expressing therapeutic proteins. The Associate Scientist will be primarily responsible for molecular biology activities that demonstrate genetic and epigenetic foundations of cellular phenotypes, such as ddPCR, RT-PCR, Northern blotting, Southern blotting, Next-Generation Sequencing, and molecular cloning. 

Additional responsibilities include mammalian cell culture, experimental design, data analysis, troubleshooting, participation in project teams and maintaining detailed records. The work is highly collaborative; requiring excellent communication skills and a desire to be part of a team. 

This position is located at our Spring House, PA facility.


The qualified candidate will have:  

-BA/BS/MS in biological sciences, biochemistry, chemical engineering or related scientific discipline. 

-A minimum of 2 year of experience in a laboratory setting is required.

-Experience in mammalian cell culture, PCR, DNA/RNA isolation, Southern blotting, and common molecular biology techniques is required. 

-Familiarity with quantitative PCR and Next Generation Sequencing data analysis is preferred. 

-Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills are required. 

-The incumbent candidate must be comfortable working in a matrix environment and have the ability to connect with different functional groups and people in multiple levels while embracing and driving change.

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.

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