Principal Scientist, Cell Biology - RNA & Targeted
Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division ofJohnson &
Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Principal
Scientist, Cell Biology in RNA & Targeted Therapeutics, forour site
in Spring House, PA.
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The RNA &Targeted Therapeutics group is a part of Discovery
Sciences in Janssen R&Dand is engaged in developing cutting
edge therapeutics that requireintracellular and tissue specific
delivery, across the modality spectrum inpartnership with Janssen
therapeutic area teams. In this position, the Principal Scientist
will innovateand implement opportunities to enhance tissue specific
delivery of nucleic acid,peptide and small molecule
therapeutics. The ideal candidate will be responsible for
identifying novel targetingligands, developing bioassays to
demonstrate payload delivery, and fullycharacterizing these
The position offers an excitingopportunity to engage in the
discovery of novel therapeutics for unmet medicalneeds. The
Principal Scientist will:
Identify and lead multiple targeting platforms in
Implement and execute assays aimed at understanding
intracellular and tissue specific targeting using PCR, Flow
Cytometry, ELISA, and high content microscopy.
Design, coordinateand analyze preclinical rodent PK/PD
Have expertise inexperimental design, data analysis and
Maintain oversite ofmultiple projects simultaneously
Work in a dynamic,fast-paced environment
Be capable ofsimultaneously leading multiple lines of research
while meeting companytimelines
Collaborate effectivelywith both internal and external
colleagues across all levels.
Mentor associate scientists to efficiently troubleshoot
Prepare and deliver communications and program updates to senior
A PhD degree is required, in pharmacology,cell biology,
bioengineering, biochemistry, or a related discipline.
8 or more years of experiencepost-PhD is required
Pharmaceutical or Biotech Industry Researchexperience is
Demonstrated proficiency indeveloping and implementing bioassays
as related to characterizing targeteddelivery systems (e.g. PCR,
Flow Cytometry, ELISA, high content microscopy) isrequired
Project leadership experience is preferred.
Supervisoryexperience is preferred.
Strong publicationrecord is required.
Excellentcommunication skills (both oral and written)
Applicant should beorganized, self-motivated and capable of in a
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Employer. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or
protectedveteran status and will not be discriminated against on
the basis ofdisability.
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