ASSISTANT SCIENTIST (Neuroscience)
Location:
San Diego , California
Posted:
December 24, 2016
Reference:
3398161211-en-us

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a Johnson & Johnson company, is recruiting for an Assistant Scientist for the Neuroscience Discovery group, located in La Jolla, CA.

Janssen 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, Mood Disorders, gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes, hematology, metabolic disorders, immunologic disorders, and reproductive medicine. We have produced and marketed many first-in-class prescription medications and are poised to serve the broad needs of the healthcare market – from patients to practitioners, from clinics to hospitals.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion, Janssen Research & Development, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are seeking a highly motivated in-vivo biologist to join our Neuroscience Discovery research team, devoted to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders.  
•The successful candidate must be experienced in all routes of pharmaceutical administration (p.o., i.p., s.c., i.v.) and have familiarity with sterile surgical techniques. 
•The candidate must be motivated to learn new techniques at a fast pace and have a positive attitude towards experimental science. 
•General wet-bench techniques (pipetting, sterile tissue-culture technique), ability to follow a protocol, and capturing experimental procedures with data in laboratory notebooks are also essential for this job.  


Qualifications
•A Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Biology or related sciences is required.
•Must have at least 1-3 years of experience in related lab work.  
•Prior experience in 2-photon microscopy, confocal microscopy, immunofluorescent techniques are also required. Knowledge on flow cytometry is desired. 
•Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees is required. 
•Superior problem-solving skills is desired. Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment is required. 


Primary Location
United States-California-San Diego
Organization
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
R&D

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