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Principal Scientist, Gene Therapy AAV Viral Vector Production

Company: J&J Family of Companies
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Principal Scientist, Gene Therapy AAV Viral Vector Production located in South San Francisco, CA! 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 and follow us @JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The Principal Scientist, Gene Therapy AAV Viral Vector Production position in Gene Therapy and Gene Delivery Platforms group of Janssen Biotherapeutics offers an exciting opportunity to help develop novel Gene Therapies for unmet medical needs. We are investigating the use of Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) vectors to deliver therapeutic proteins to patients for disease prevention as well as treatment of retinal, neuro, and infectious diseases. We are seeking a highly motivated researcher to lead a Viral Vector Production (cell culture and purification) group with a focus novel discovery program. The ideal candidate will have a background AAV upstream and downstream processes in an industry setting. Primary responsibilities : + Design/implement viral vector transfection methods + Design/implement chromatography methods for viral vector purification + Stays ahead of the viral vector purification/production field by exploring new technologies, including high-throughput platforms and concepts. + Execute research timelines to meet program and corporate objectives + Contribute to a collaborative, creative, and rigorous culture of scientific discovery + Build a highly efficient team capable of handling tight timelines and delivery of quality data + Demonstrated industry leadership in viral vector purification/production Qualifications Required: + Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Virology, Biochemistry, Biophysics or related field with at 5-8 years of experience, in the pharmaceutical industry or academic environment + Strong critical, scientific, and strategic thinking skills allowing individual to work independently with minimal supervision + Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams + Proven track record in leading projects and technology development + Demonstrated experience in biophysical methods analyzing viral particles + Innovative scientist with track record of invention in novel production technology evidenced by issued and pending patents + Ability to manage significant resource demand efficiently prioritizing and communicating with stakeholders 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. #LI-AG1 Primary LocationUnited States-California-South San Francisco-260 E. Grand AvenueOrganizationJanssen BioPharma, Inc. (6224)Job FunctionRRequisition ID2105904398W

Keywords: J&J Family of Companies, South San Francisco , Principal Scientist, Gene Therapy AAV Viral Vector Production, Other , South San Francisco, California

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