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J&J Family of Companies Scientist, Drug Transporters - DMPK in Spring House, Pennsylvania

Janssen Research and Development, LLC. , a member of the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for a Scientist, Drug Transporters for Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK), to be located in Spring House, PA.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at www.janssen.com and follow us @janssenGlobal.

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 neurological disorders, gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes, hematology, metabolic disorders, immunology disorders, and reproductive medicine.

We are looking for a Scientist to support small molecule and peptide drug discovery and development programs with (drug) transporter related questions. Specifically, you will work with project teams to understand what data are needed to drive transporter related strategies and decisions from early discovery through to the clinic. A significant part of your responsibilities will be to generate and interpret data, collaborate with contract laboratories, and communicate results to project teams across therapeutic areas, and management. We are a highly motivated team and our laboratories are state of the art. As part of the global transporter community, you will have access to a large arsenal of in vitro and in vivo tools and the fast expertise of colleagues at our various research sites in the US and Belgium.

In addition, you will be shaping the future of the Janssen transporter strategy by building and implementing novel experimental and data analysis approaches to improve our capabilities to establish in vitro-in vivo correlations. You are expected to be recognized in the field of drug transporters through for instance publications, external presentations and/or membership of consortia.


  • A PhD is required, in Pharmacology, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or related field.


  • Currently in a PhD program with an anticipated graduation / completed degree by Summer, 2021.


  • Master’s degree is required, with at least 3 or more years of related experience.

  • Experience and specific focus on transporter research is required.

  • Experience in cell culture and general molecular biology techniques is required.

  • An understanding of DMPK principles and the development of translational PK/PD approaches would be preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication, and teamwork skills is required.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-Welsh & McKean Roads


Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)

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