Computational Biology Co-Op - Spring House, PA

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Spring House, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 25, 2017
  • Reference ID: 3437170301-en-us

Janssen, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting a Computational Biology Co-Op.  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 Co-Op is offered by the Computational Sciences group within the Discovery Sciences division of Janssen R&D.  The Computational & Systems Biology Group (CSB) which is a dynamic program that brings together a team of researchers with expertise in bioinformatics, computational science/mathematics, physical/natural sciences, and engineering to apply their expertise to areas of biomedical and pharmaceutical research in close collaboration with other research programs within Janssen.   The Co-Op Program is focused on providing graduate students with practical industrial computational and scientific experience.


The Computational & Systems Biology Co-Op will:

  • Perform Omics and NGS data analysis in both Windows and Unix environments (workstations, supercomputing center and AWS cloud)
  • Develop workflows and integrative analysis solutions around epigenetics data types such as DNA Methylation and ChIP-Seq
  • Analyze NGS data from normal and diseased human samples; perform in-depth analysis of RNA-Seq datasets such as GTEx and TCGA.

  • Qualified candidates must be enrolled in the Professional Science Master’s Program in Bioinformatics at Temple University and have proficiency in one or more scripting languages such as R, Perl and Python.
  • Candidates must be available to work full-time (up to 40 hours/week).
  • 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 required.
  • 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 with at least a 3.0 GPA are desired.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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