Principal Scientist, Biomarker Discovery and Development (Heart Disease) Job

Company Name:
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (60
Spring House, PA, US
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Principal Scientist, Biomarker Discovery and Development (Heart Disease)-9750140502
Janssen Research & Development LLC, a Johnson & Johnson company, is recruiting for a Principal Scientist, Biomarker Discovery and Development (Heart Disease) located in Spring House, PA.
Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C. develops treatments that improve the health and lifestyles of people worldwide. Research and development areas encompass novel targets in neurologic disorders, gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes, hematology, metabolic disorders, immunologic disorders, and reproductive medicine. We have produced and marketed many first-in-class prescription medications and are poised to serve the broad needs of the healthcare market - from patients to practitioners, from clinics to hospitals. For more about Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, visit
The Principal Scientist, Biomarker Discovery and Development (Heart Disease) will apply current biomarker technologies and appropriate statistical approaches to ensure successful clinical applicability. Will ensure effective cross functional interactions and collaborations across the different functional areas that relate to Biomarker discovery and development. Will direct and oversee the outsourcing and validation of clinically applicable biomarker assays and manage budgets and internal and external contracts related to Biomarker activities. The Principal Scientist will be able to distill complex issues, articulate potential solutions and prioritize appropriately. Will work to identify biomarkers, and stratified medicine approaches to treating/predict disease. The successful candidates will pro-actively engage in R&D efforts and guide the efficient and effective use of "omic" approaches to advance the understanding and development of agents to treat/predict disease with experience in the application and analysis of genetic, genomic, proteomic and metabolomic data.
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A minimum of a Master's degree in Cell or Molecular Biology, Immunology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other biomedical science and a minimum of 15 years of relevant biomarker or translational research experience in an industry or academic setting is required OR a PhD in Cell or Molecular Biology, Immunology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other biomedical science and a minimum of 10 years of relevant biomarker or translational research experience in industry or academic setting.
An in-depth understanding of the research laboratory environment; familiarity with all basic and some complex laboratory equipment / instrumentation is required.
Demonstrated expertise in analytical assay development across a range of technologies (e.g., protein and cell-based assays such as ELISA, MSD, immunoprecipitation, flow cytometry, signal transduction, RT-PCR, DNA sequencing, ligand binding and RNA-based studies) including data analysis is required.
Demonstrated excellence in leading a research team, leadership skills and ability to motivate and influence people is required.
Excellent communication skills with ability to build and maintain critical working partnerships with various customers is required.
Demonstrated ability to work in a highly-matrixed, team-oriented environment is required.
Experience in working with external companies and alliance partners, and in managing successful research collaborations is preferred.
Experience with clinical diagnostics and their uses is required.
Extensive experience with clinical sample handling is required.
Proven record on publication of biomarker data in high-quality scientific, technical or medical journals is required.
Strong background on Type 2 Diabetes is preferred.
Strong background on Heart Failure is preferred.
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Primary Location:
North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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