Postdoctoral Fellow Neuroimmunology

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Postdoctoral Fellow Neuroimmunology

Spring House, PA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

    With $76.5 billion in 2017 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.

    Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Janssen R&D, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting a post-doctoral position in the Neuroimmunology group at Janssen, R&D in Spring House, PA to investigate the fundamental mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This position may also involve cross-disciplinary work on inflammation, immunotherapy, and gene therapy. In addition to their primary research project, the post-doc will also have the opportunity to directly participate in research projects that aim to identify and develop therapeutic and preventative countermeasures against neurodegenerative diseases. Recent PhD graduates with a strong background in neuroscience, cell biology, or a related field are encouraged to apply. Prior experience with molecular biology and biochemistry, as well as neurodegenerative disease models, is desired but not required. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in neuroscience, biochemistry or a related biological field; an excellent track record of publications, including in neurodegenerative disease; and excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

    The post-doc will:

    • Independently hypothesize, design and execute projects or analysis with hands-on involvement
    • Draft and execute peer reviewed manuscripts and technical reports
    • Collaborate across research groups to share results
  • Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing a Ph.D. in neuroscience, biochemistry or a related biological field, or have recently completed their Ph.D.
    • 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 future.
    • Demonstrated leadership is preferred.
    • 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 team.
    • Candidates need to be proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel (including a high proficiency with generating pivot tables and graphs), and Power Point, and have strong oral and written communication skills. Additional technical competencies in SharePoint and other information technology systems are highly desirable, as is experience with PubMed databases and other literature databases.

    Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care
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    When you join Johnson & Johnson, your next move could mean the next innovation. In the next ten years, healthcare is predicted to radically transform more than any other industry, with old models being disrupted in favor of new methods to make the world a healthier place for everyone. Johnson & Johnson has long excelled in times of transformation. Its history of firsts—from Band-Aids to feminine care to treatments for HIV, cancer, Ebola, and, most recently, Alzheimer’s — demonstrates how J&J combines passion, science and technology to create game-changing innovations. Those epic innovations were discovered, developed and distributed by people just like you. And when you apply your talent to Johnson & Johnson's shared purpose, there’s no end to the lasting impact you can make, together. And that changes everything.