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Senior Associate Scientist, Cell-Based Assay (Cell & Gene Therapy, Vaccines)

Posted on Apr 14, 2021 by Johnson & Johnson

Malvern, PA 19355
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Job Description

Janssen Pharmaceutical, a member of Johnson & Johnsons Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Associate Scientist, Cell-Based Assay (Cell & Gene Therapy, Vaccines). The position will be located in Malvern, 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.

We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. We are seeking to hire a highly energetic and collaborative, Senior Associate Scientist to join our Cell & Gene Therapy, Vaccines analytical development team.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for method development, qualification, validation and transfer of new and existing analytical methods (cell-based potency, tumor killing).

Author protocols and reports, as well as perform and coordinate testing to support analytical development, manufacturing process development, process validations, and manufacturing investigations across functional groups

Contribute to analytical sections of regulatory submissions that support regulatory filings including INDs and BLAs

Provide technical support to QC laboratories, assist in investigations and serve as a technical resource within the analytical team.

Accurately capturing of data in a timely manner, including maintenance of detailed records in compliance with applicable cGMP, safety, and environmental requirements is expected.



Bachelor's degree in immunology, molecular biology or other relevant scientific field with at least 4 years of relevant experience, OR a Master's degree with at least 2 years of relevant experience.

Experience developing Cell-based analytical methods is required.

Expertise in immunological techniques is required (ex. mammalian cell culture, immunological functional assays, ELISA

Ability to troubleshoot experiments; analyze, report and present data.

Ability to work collaboratively within and across teams in a complex, Matrix environment is essential.


Experience with CAR-T or other cell and gene therapy products.

Experience working in a GMP environment.

Knowledge of method robustness, DoE, method design and familiarity with assay validation parameters.

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.

Reference: 1162848620

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