The Cardiovascular &
Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group, part of the Medical Devices sector within
Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Staff
Scientist, Microbiologist aligned to Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP),
located in Irvine, CA.
The CSS Group consists of six
diverse businesses including Acclarent, Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP),
Biosense Webster (BWI), Codman Neuro, Mentor, and Sterilmed. The CSS Group
serves a diverse base of customers in Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Infection
Prevention, Electrophysiology (EP), Neurovascular and Neurosurgery, Surgical
and Non-Surgical Aesthetics, and Reprocessing.
Advanced Sterilization Products
(ASP), division of Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, truly makes
a difference by Protecting Lives against Infection®. ASP has been innovating
since 1987 to help healthcare facilities protect patients with best-in-class
infection prevention solutions. Learn more about Advanced Sterilization
Products at www.aspjj.com/us
In this role, the Staff Scientist
will lead, plan and
execute research projects for assessment and development of new technologies
for cleaning and disinfection or sterilization of medical instruments. Prepare and execute protocols/studies to
support product development from initial feasibility to final product
verification / validation, while applying microbiology and engineering
principles. Ensure quality of projects
including design, execution, data summary and interpretation, and report
preparation /review adherent to GDP and applicable regulations. May prepare and review written information to
provide current product support. Provide
guidance and work direction to lower level research scientists. Maintain awareness of the advances and needs
in sterilization / disinfection, microbiology and biocompatibility. Seek out new ideas and applications through
journals, patents, scientific reviews, and technical meetings.
- Minimum of a Master’s Degree
is required in Microbiology, Microbiology Engineering, or related discipline
and a minimum of two years of related experience.
- Ph.D in Microbiology,
Microbiology Engineering, or related discipline is preferred.
- Professional experience in microbial
disinfection or sterilization technologies is preferred.
- Must possess effective
oral and written communication skills as well as demonstrate the ability to
effectively function in a cross-functional team environment.
- Ability to provide leadership
and direction to assign staff on performing duties is required.
- Strong understanding of
compliance with applicable laboratory and safety procedures is preferred.
- A strong working
knowledge of QSR, FDA / ISO guidelines is preferred.
- Strong Publication
records such as patents are highly preferred.
- This position is located
in Irvine, CA and will require up to 10% domestic and/or international travel.
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for the TALENT you bring to your work. Explore opportunities within the Johnson
& Johnson Family of Companies.
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are equal opportunity employers.
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