J&J Family of Companies POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW - ONCOLOGY DISCOVERY - SPRING HOUSE, PA in Spring House, Pennsylvania
Janssen, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting a Post-Doctoral scientist within the Prostate Oncology Discovery group. Janssen is the name given to Johnson & Johnson’s global group of pharmaceutical companies. These companies market both conventional and biotech products in a broad range of therapeutic areas.
The highly-motivated candidate will join discovery efforts to aid in the development of therapeutics for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. S/he will independently drive a research project focused on identifying and characterizing novel targets/mechanisms driving bone metastatic and neuroendocrine prostate cancer through a combination of in silico and in vitro methods.
The Oncology Discovery Post-Doctoral scientist will:
Conduct bioinformatical analysis of targets to assess gene expression, protein structure/function, and biological/clinical relevance using patient-derived material
Integrate data from external (e.g. NCBI ENtrez, NCBI GEO, UCSC Genome Browser, TCGA, etc.) and internal sources to identify new therapeutic targets
Possess familiarity in cell biology assays that could include flow cytometry, cell proliferation and cytotoxicity, western blot, transfection/cloning of stable cell lines, etc.
Maintain and foster collaboration with academic partners
Analyze and present data in professional 'publication ready' format
Work independently and manage multiple experiments simultaneously
Contribute to various projects outside of his/her own
Remain current with literature relevant to his/her field.
Demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication
A minimum of a Doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D.) in cancer biology, bioinformatics or a related discipline is required.
A strong publication record is required.
Experience conducting gene expression analysis, next generation sequencing analysis with associated statistical methods is required.
Experience with R, BioConductor and/or scripting languages (such as Perl or Python) is preferred.
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)