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.

Primary Location

United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House


Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)

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