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J&J Family of Companies Scientist - Genetic Characterization and Cell Line Development in Spring House, Pennsylvania

Janssen Research & Development, a Johnson & Johnson Company is hiring a Scientist, Molecular Biology and Cell Line Development, 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 (file:///C:/Users/jamie%20yacco/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/JHNHJA6O/www.janssen.com) and follow us @JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson.

The Scientist will support the genetic characterization of cell lines expressing therapeutic proteins. The scientist will be primarily responsible for molecular biology activities that demonstrate genetic and epigenetic foundations of cellular phenotypes, such as NGS, ddPCR, RT-PCR, Northern blotting, Southern blotting, and molecular cloning.

Additional responsibilities include mammalian cell culture, experimental design, data analysis, troubleshooting, participation in project teams and maintaining detailed records. The work is highly collaborative; requiring excellent communication skills and a desire to be part of a team.


  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years related experience, Master’s degree with minimum of 4 years laboratory experience, or PhD with a minimum of 2 years of related experience is required.

  • Experience in NGS is required.

  • Experience with nucleic acid extraction, PCR and blotting techniques are highly preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • The incumbent candidate must be comfortable working in a matrix environment and have the ability to connect with different functional groups and people in multiple levels while embracing and driving change.

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com.

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.

Primary Location

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


Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)

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