Senior Scientist, Protein Characterization & Mass Spectrometry

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Spring House, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 3844170306-en-us

Janssen Research & Development, LLC. a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Senior Scientist, located in Spring House, PA.
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.  
Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.  
We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  
We seek a highly-motivated Scientist with a background in LC-MS to join our team. The candidate will join a team of scientists developing and executing biophysical and analytical techniques to drive the selection of biological drug candidates.  The selected individual will apply characterizations methods in multiple stages of drug discovery and development. 
Responsibilities will include:
  • Demonstrated skills in applications of mass spectrometry in a biopharma setting especially in regards to protein modification and chemical degradation and stability
  • Participating and heading up technology development initiatives and interacting with biophysical researchers to help extend and transform existing capabilities within the organization
  • Attention to detail and the overall quality of analytical results and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment are critical to this position

  • B.S./M.S. in chemistry, biophysics, biochemistry, engineering, or a relevant field with at least 6 years of experience OR a Ph.D. in chemistry, biophysics, biochemistry, engineering, or a relevant field with at least 3 years of experience is required
  • Postdoctoral experience is preferred
  • Experience in mass spectrometry including peptide mapping, proteomics as well as computational programming is required
  • Operating/programming automated liquid handling robotics systems to enhance high throughput sample preparation and analysis is preferred
  • Strong computational background and experience using informatics and computer programming to automate analyses is preferred

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United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
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