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Senior Scientist, Retinal Discovery - South San Francisco, CA

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

Job Description:

Janssen Research & Development, LLC., a Johnson and Johnson Company is hiring a Senior Scientist - Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Retinal Discovery 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 www.janssen.com (file:///C:/Users/jamie yacco/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary Internet Files/Content.Outlook/JHNHJA6O/www.janssen.com) and follow us @JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. We have an opening for a Sr. Scientist within our CVM Discovery group in Retinal Discovery located in South San Francisco, CA to support drug discovery of novel therapeutics for retinal disease. We are seeking creative and motivated scientists who can shape a discovery and development strategy and drive the pipeline for novel drug candidates that address key causes of blindness and vision loss worldwide. This position is laboratory-based and as the Senior Scientist, you will be responsible for study planning, execution, troubleshooting, and collaboration with a high degree of autonomy. The successful candidate will also be an effective and persuasive communicator, presenting key ideas to internal and external colleagues to enable effective coordination across multiple functions and groups. Qualifications Qualifications and Requirements + BS with at least 15 years of experience in a pharmaceutical or academic environment OR a MS with at least 10 years of experience in a pharmaceutical or academic environment OR a Ph.D. with at least 4 years of post-graduate experience in a pharmaceutical or academic environment is required + Ophthalmology experience is highly preferred + Proven record of scientific publications is highly preferred + Experience with primary and immortalized cell culture, in vitro and ex vivo assay development, and molecular biology techniques including western blotting and qPCR is required + Demonstrated skills in performing pharmacological and mechanistic studies in models of eye/ocular disease is desired + Understanding of the overall process of drug discovery and development is preferred + Knowledge of retinal cell biology and experience in the culture and evaluation of retinal cell types is desired + Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are required + This position may require 10% 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. retina, ophthalmologyl, eye, eye disease, retinal, gene therapy, gene Primary LocationUnited States-California-South San Francisco-OrganizationJanssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)Job FunctionRRequisition ID7858200709

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