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Janssen Research &
Development, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is
recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow in Population Analytics. Janssen Pharma R&D seeks an innovative postdoc with
expertise in statistical and computational techniques including experience
managing and analyzing big data to support our pharmaceutical and/or biomedical
research, drug discovery and development. He/she will be part of the
Computational Sciences group in the Discovery Sciences organization within
Janssen Pharma R&D. He/she will be part of the Population Analytics team
which supports longitudinal, prospective, population-based studies that take
into account individual variability in genes, environment and lifestyle and
exploits the knowledge gained to increase understanding and interception of
disease. This postdoc will integrate electronic health record data with that
from multiple ?omics platforms to form predictive models and apply them to
address questions of interest in our therapeutic areas.
We seek an individual with strong training and
experience in applied quantitative methods. Candidates should possess
outstanding communication skills as well as broad biological interests that
will enable them to facilitate interactions between laboratory-based and
computational scientists in our Therapeutic Areas and Disease Area Strongholds.
He/she will help manage the delivery of scientific analyses in support of our
R&D teams and collaborators within and outside Janssen. He/she will perform and
publish high-quality research relevant to the mission of the organization. He/she will effectively
communicate data and results to our stakeholders within and outside of J&J
and work effectively with colleagues across J&J sectors.
The postdoc will span two years, with the possibility
of an additional year. The
postdoc will participate in training and development sessions & workshops
such as the global Janssen Postdoc Program, as well as attend and present at
external conferences. He/She will receive guidance and mentoring to participate
and contribute to ongoing efforts focused on the search for safe and effective
therapies. The goal is to help him/her integrate into and develop an
understanding of the pharmaceutical environment, develop skills needed for
maximizing potential and network within our enterprise.
This position can be based in Springhouse, PA, La Jolla, CA, or San Francisco, CA.
+ Candidates
must be enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing a Ph.D. in
computational sciences, mathematics/statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology,
genetics/genomics, or bioinformatics.
+ Strong
computing and data management skills are required.
+ Candidates
must be available to work full-time.
+ Candidates
must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require
sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the
+ Candidates
must be detail-oriented, highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks.
+ Candidates
must have the ability to work individually (independently) as well as on a
+ Candidates
must have strong oral and written communication, interpersonal, and
collaboration skills.
+ Demonstrated
leadership is preferred.
+ Experience
with bioinformatics, genetic epidemiology, computational/statistical genetics
is preferred.
+ Experience
with machine learning approaches such as random forests, neural networks, etc.
is preferred.
+ A
minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is strongly preferred.
Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
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