Scientist, Metabolic Complications / Renal Biology - Boston, MA

Employer
J&J Family of Companies
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 12, 2021
Ref
2158224607
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Scientist, Metabolic Complications / Renal Biology, to join our Cardiovascular and Metabolism Discovery Research group, located in Boston, MA.
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science.
We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at www.janssen.com (file:///C:/Users/jamie%20yacco/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/JHNHJA6O/www.janssen.com) and follow us @JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.
The Scientist within our Cardiovascular and Metabolism Discovery Research Discovery group (CVM) will join a highly collaborative biology team to support an industry-leading pipeline of novel mechanism small molecules and biologic agents to address unmet need in CVM diseases, such as chronic diabetic kidney diseases and other related diseases. The Scientist will play key roles in target identification and validation, and will contribute to the development of drug discovery projects, and demonstrate the ability to independently design, shape, implement novel experiments. The Scientist will ensure delivery of completed study results and data interpretation in support of key program milestones, and help drive the team's strategic direction. The Scientist will follow best practices for Data Integrity and company standard operating procedures in a timely fashion, such as training and project time accounting. The candidate will bring an enthusiastic discovery mentality to the Biology team.
Key Responsibilities:
The Scientist will be effective in the independent execution and troubleshooting of lab experiments related to in vitro stimulations, models and new assay development, and should be able to take scientific initiatives and lead research projects. Primary focuses will be target identification and validation, profiling and characterization of novel therapeutics, and disease understanding. The Scientist will work in a collaborative environment where ideas can be respectfully challenged to drive excellence and innovation. The Scientist will pro-actively investigate, improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques.
Qualifications
- PhD in cell biology, molecular biology, immunology, or closely related field is required.
- At least 2 years working experience as a postdoctoral researcher or in the biotech/ pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
- Research experience in renal biology, kidney diseases, or related areas such as inflammation/fibrosis or metabolic complications, is required.
- Experience with cell culture and assay development is required. Examples may include Western blotting, ELISA, qPCR, MSD, etc.
- Experience with small molecule or antibody drug discovery is preferred.
- Excellent communication skills, dynamic entrepreneurial attitude, and creative problem-solving skills are required.
- This role will be based in Boston, MA (located in the Longwood Medical Area) and may require up to 5% travel.
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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Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Boston-4 Blackfan Circle
Organization
Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)
Job Function
R&D
Requisition ID
2105928400W

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