Senior Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology (Cell & Gene Therapy, Vaccines)

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Johnson & Johnson
Frazer, Pennsylvania, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description

Janssen Pharmaceutical, a member of Johnson & Johnsons Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology (Cell & Gene Therapy, Vaccines). The position will be located in Malvern, PA.

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.

We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. We are seeking to hire a highly energetic and collaborative, Senior Associate Scientist to join our Cell & Gene Therapy, Vaccines analytical development team.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for method development, qualification, validation and transfer of new and existing PCR analytical methods ((RT-PCR, QPCR, ddPCR, etc.).

• Author protocols and reports, as well as perform and coordinate testing to support analytical development, manufacturing process development, process validations, and manufacturing investigations across functional groups

• Contribute to analytical sections of regulatory submissions that support regulatory filings including INDs and BLAs

• Provide technical support to QC laboratories, assist in investigations and serve as a technical resource within the analytical team.

• Accurately capturing of data in a timely manner, including maintenance of detailed records in compliance with applicable cGMP, safety, and environmental requirements is expected.



• Bachelor's degree in molecular biology, immunology or other relevant scientific field with at least 4 years of relevant experience, OR a Master's degree with at least 2 years of relevant experience.

• Experience developing PCR/qPCR methods is required.

• Experience executing molecular biology techniques such as: DNA isolation and quantitation, primer and probe design, qPCR, and ddPCR.

• Ability to troubleshoot experiments; analyze, report and present data.

• Ability to work collaboratively within and across teams in a complex, matrix environment is essential.


• Experience with CAR-T or other cell and gene therapy products.

• Experience working in a GMP environment.

• Knowledge of method robustness, DoE, method design and familiarity with assay validation parameters.

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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