In Vitro Associate Scientist Heme

Job In Vitro Associate Scientist Heme

The In Vitro Associate Scientist will join the discovery team to develop cutting-edge small molecules and biologics for the treatment of cancer with specific focus on haematological malignancies. S/he will be responsible for contributing to in vitro studies for multiple research programs across the different stages of pre-clinical drug discovery. His/her responsibilities include the design, execution and interpretation of in vitro experiments for the validation and characterization of targets or therapeutic agents in the area of tumor biology and tumor immunology. Specifically, the candidate will contribute to compound screening activities, target validation and mechanism of action work, as well as analysis of in vivo samples for PD biomarker studies. Previous experience with cell culture and basic cell/molecular biology and biochemical assays is required. Responsibilities include design and execution of experiments and critical analysis of data. Troubleshooting skills are essential.

S/he will demonstrate the ability to manage multiple in vitro experiments simultaneously, as well as actively work in a team environment. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to contribute to various projects outside of his/her own and collaborate with stakeholders from all relevant functions. S/he will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication (in English). The candidate will be strongly motivated and dedicated, will show initiative and work independently. Experience in drug discovery / pharmacology and/or knowledge of the oncology field, in particular hematologic malignancies, and/or immuno-oncology, is a plus.

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‘Caring for the world, one person at a time’... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

Janssen Pharmaceutica joined the Johnson & Johnson group in 1961. Today, Janssen Pharmaceutica is one of the most innovative pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our research and development centre develops products for a wide range of disease areas, such as mental disorders, neurological problems, infectious diseases, immunological disorders, cancer, and cardiovascular and metabolic conditions.

Profile In Vitro Associate Scientist Heme

Primary responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  • Demonstrate the ability to design, perform, interpret, troubleshoot and report complex data
  • Ability to perform tissue culture is a must
  • Cell/ molecular biology skills including transfections, transductions, western blotting,
  • immunoprecipitation, siRNA/shRNA, qRT-PCR, Mesoscale, FACS and ELISA are desired
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage several projects simultaneously are
  • required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people and teams are
  • required
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent record-keeping skills is a must
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required

Education, Experience, and Special Skills:

  • A Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent in laboratory science, biotechnology, biology, or similar; or
  • equivalent experience in industry/lab/academic setting
  • Working fluency in English
  • Knowledge of oncology, hematology, or immunology and drug discovery experience in a biotech or pharmaceutical environment is a plus
Contract: fixed term (1 year)


What's in it for you...?
“Caring for the world, one person at a time…”

As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously.

As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.

Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth.

Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.




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