ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST II RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS (RA) Job
Johnson & Johnson - Spring House, PA

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ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST II RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS (RA)-1378130206

Description

Janssen Research & Development is recruiting for an Associate Scientist II, Rheumatoid Arthritis, in Spring House, PA.

The Immunology Therapeutic Area of Janssen Research & Development is committed to delivering transformational solutions for patients with autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. The goal of the newly-formed Disease Integrative Biology group, within the Immunology Therapeutic Area (TA), is to create a critical platform for deep biological disease understanding that will allow the Immunology TA, through enabling its R&D pipeline, to maintain its leadership position in providing treatments for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. The Disease Integrative Biology group is seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist II to play an important role in supporting the development of the platform for the biological disease understanding of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

The primary responsibility is to aid in the development and utilization of in vitro multi-cellular and organotypic models that reflect pathways associated with RA.

The successful candidate will be responsible for generating data that lead to the discovery of new biology related to RA, validate hypothesis, study the mechanism of action of exploratory drugs and drug targets. The position will require an interactive scientist willing to work in a matrixed-team environment and will be expected to integrate into a multidisciplinary team effort consisting of internal scientists with expertise in immunology, cellular and molecular biology.

He/she will be accountable for operational excellence, including transparency and rigor in data collection and interpretation to ensure high and consistent quality of documentation and presentation to line management for decision making. This includes i) the provision of scientific expertise and education as necessary to key partner lines within Disease Integrative Biology, ii) regular updates of the research progress, iii) maintenance of written records of work in the form of notebooks, technical reports and protocols.

Qualifications

A BS/BA with a minumum of 4 years of lab experience is required or a Masters degree with a minumum of 3 years of experience.The candidate must demonstrate some experience with immune-related molecular and cellular mechanisms.In addition,the successful candidate must be comfortable with utilizing novel technologies/approaches to solve complex biologic problems. This position is located in Spring House, PA.

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Primary Location: North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Organization: Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)

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