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Research Scientist, Receptor Pharmacology in Johnson & Johnson




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Johnson & Johnson was founded more than 120 years ago on a revolutionary idea: Doctors and nurses should use sterile sutures, dressings and bandages to treat peoples’ wounds.  Johnson & Johnson is ranked by Fortune Magazine as the 3rd most Admired Pharmaceutical Company in the world with an outstanding product range as well as an extensive research base with a number of life saving original research molecules.
Janssen Cilag, the pharmaceutical business of Johnson & Johnson has a presence in high growth pharma markets like Oncology, Nephrology, CNS, Gastroentrology, Dermatology, Neurology, and Gynecology among others.

Post: Research Scientist, Receptor Pharmacology-8864100719

Job Description:
* The Receptor Pharmacologist will contribute pharmacology expertise to discovery projects and will play a key role in a group of scientists working to identify novel small molecule lead compounds in the therapeutic areas of Immunology, Neuroscience, and Metabolic disease.
* They will design, develop and implement high throughput biochemical and cell based assays for a variety of cellular receptor targets such as GPCR, nuclear hormone, Toll-Like Receptors, and Receptor Tyrosine Kinases.
* The position requires a strong ability to develop innovative approaches, and a high degree of interaction with collaborators.
* Experimental work is an important part of the role and the successful candidate will spend a significant part of his/her time at the bench.

Candidate Profile:
* The qualified candidate will have a PhD with 3 years of relevant experience. A strong record of contributions to the receptor pharmacology field is required.
* In addition to standard biochemical and cell based functional assays, experience in developing novel or ‘non-standard’ assays, including high content and/or label-free assays is a plus.
* He/she will be able to handle large data sets, interpret and present data for discussions in project teams.
* The La Jolla site has a highly interactive environment and the ability and desire for collaborative teamwork along with excellent oral and written communication skills are vital for success in this role.

Additional Information:
Experience: min. 3 years
North America-United States-California-San Diego
Education: Ph.D
Industry Type: Pharma/Biotech/Clinical Research
Functional Area: R & D

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