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South San Francisco, California

Job Description

Requisition ID: 8093180727

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Janssen Research & Development, LLC., a Johnson and Johnson Company is hiring an Immunology Postdoctoral Researcher within the Infectious Diseases Early Discovery team, to be located in South San Francisco, CA.
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 creative 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Infectious Disease group to join our drug discovery efforts in immunotherapy approaches for treating infectious diseases. As a member of the team you will have the opportunity to work in a reciprocal environment, conducting groundbreaking research into the mechanism of action of immune modulatory molecules. You will have experience in cellular immunology including establishing functional studies to address biological questions and be able to work with a high degree of independence. You should have good communication skills as this position requires extensive interaction with colleagues from diverse scientific backgrounds.

The Immunology postdoctoral researcher will:

  • Design and perform hypothesis-driven studies to address immunological mechanistic questions using in vitro and in vivo model systems
  • Seek novel technologies and be willing to implement those identified as necessary improvements to existing technologies or that confer a new capability
  • Build collaborations
  • Work well as a team member as well as individual contributor

  • Ph.D. in Immunology or related field with 0-3 years postdoctoral research
  • General knowledge of cellular immunology and requirements for establishing in vitro assays to monitor immune cell functional responses which may include: MLR, antigen-specific stimulation, cytotoxicity, suppression, or other
  • Background in T cell biology or MDSC biology is preferred
  • Experience using in vivo models such as chronic infection, tumor immunotherapy/vaccines or autoimmunity to study immune function
  • Experience with multiparametric technologies such as cytokine multiplex analysis and multi-parameter flow cytometry using at least 4 colors.
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-California-South San Francisco-
Janssen Biopharma, Inc. (6224)
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