PostDoc Scientist – Innovative Medicine Research and Development

Johnson & Johnson

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PostDoc Scientist – Innovative Medicine Research and Development


Johnson & Johnson

Job description

At Johnson & Johnson,we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build aworld where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured,where treatments are smarter and less invasive, andsolutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at .Unleash your potential and make a difference in the world of neuroscience as a 3-year Postdoc at Johnson & Johnson. We are seeking a talented scientist who demonstrate a strong passion for their work and possess valuable skills to join our world-class team. Together, we will contribute to groundbreaking research in neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases. At Johnson & Johnson, we value innovation, collaboration, and impact. Join our team and embrace the opportunity to grow and excel in your career.Joining Johnson & Johnson as a Postdoc means becoming an invaluable member of our Innovative Medicine Research and Development community. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with prominent academic leaders in the field and gain access to state-of-the-art technologies. By focusing on examining and applying innovative vivo approaches to study functional and dysfunctional neural circuits in animal models, your work will contribute to the advancement of precision therapies for psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders.Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform vivo neurophysiological experiments, implementing and validating novel technologies for the collection and analysis of EEG/brain circuit mapping data in rodents.
  • Access and implement combined EEG/MRI recording modalities with external collaborators in preclinical imaging.
  • Independently plan, organize, and prioritize work to ensure timely delivery of results.
  • Provide high-quality reports of analyzed results in a timely manner, ensuring data integrity and tractability.
  • Problem solving skills, with the ability to identify and address challenges proactively.
  • Possesses exceptional critical thinking skills, including curiosity, creativity and innovation, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Ability to build and foster collaborative relationships, providing guidance and facilitating effective communication within the team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and engage team members.
  • Fosters a positive and collaborative team culture, promoting open communication.
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey insights clearly and concisely.


  • Ph.D. degree with working knowledge in neuroscience, electrophysiological tools in academia or pharmaceutical industry.

Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with in vivo neurophysiology/electrophysiology techniques (EEG/LFP electrode implantation) recording and analysis.
  • Knowledge with single or multiunit electrophysiology recordings is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge in histological procedures, brain stimulation, optogenetics and/or neuroimaging would be a real plus.
  • Experience with advanced computational signal processing methods such as MATLAB, Python, ICA, source localization, or other analytic methods for studying electrophysiological data is highly desirable.
  • European certificate for animal experimentation (FELASA B or higher) is required.
  • Demonstrated record of superb scientific writing skills, excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, and team play.
  • English language proficiency required.


  • Travel requirements: International travel may be required.

At Johnson & Johnson, we are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and inclusion in our workforce. We encourage qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. If you require any reasonable accommodations or adjustments during the application process, please let us know.Join us at Johnson & Johnson and be part of a team that is revolutionizing the field of neuroscience. Discover a place where you can grow and realize your full potential. Apply now to make a difference in the field of neuroscience and contribute to solving serious health problems.#JnJEMEAPharmaceuticals #JNJEMEAPostDoc #JNJEMEAResearchandDevelopment #JNJEMEAFullTime

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Thu, 06 Jun 2024 22:22:34 GMT

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