Featured RNA-Seq Job – Computational Biologist

Position Title: SCIENTIST (Computational Biologist) Grade 26

Position ID: 1281130206


Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development L.L.C., a member of Johnson and Johnson’s family of companies, is recruiting for a Research Scientist for Molecular Profiling, located in Spring House, PA.

Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical 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.

This position is with the Systems Pharmacology and Biomarkers team and requires a highly motivated and skilled Research Scientist to assist in the development of innovative therapies for immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, asthma, COPD and inflammatory bowel disease.

This position requires the Research Scientist to accelerate scientific discovery for immunology through the use of informatics in driving innovation and enabling effective decision making. The successful candidate will work alongside scientists in discovery, and clinical groups to design new experiments, analyze and interpret data, and effectively communicate results. Data analysis will focus on systems biology and network pharmacology. Impactful results will be used in determining the efficacy and safety of compounds, impacting dose decisions, selecting novel indications for targets and compounds, biological interpretation of results, and the identification of prediction biomarker for patient stratification and precision medicine. The successful candidate will represent the department on cross-functional disease focused teams.

Team members are encouraged to publish and to develop and maintain a strong professional network within the internal and external scientific communities.


The successful candidate will have a PhD with 0-3 years post doc experience at a minimum a Masters degree in Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Epidemiology, Statistics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related field with 12+ years of academic and/or industry experience OR a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Epidemiology, Statistics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related field. The ability to apply data mining, machine learning, and emergent algorithms to pre-clinical, clinical and health outcomes data is required. Experience in network analysis and/or modeling biological pathways is required. Experience in handling exploratory data such as microarrays, protein arrays, ELISA, MS or NGS is required. Proficiency in software such as SAS, S-PLUS, R, Omicsoft, Cytoscape is desired. A strong publication track record is desired. The ability to communicate clearly, collaborate effectively and to build effective and trusted partnerships with internal and external scientists is essential.  This position is located in Spring House, PA.

Primary Location –  North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House

Organization –  J&J Pharmaceutical R&D Inc. (6084)

Relocation Eligible – Yes – in Region

Job Function – Biology

Apply at http://jobs.jnj.com/