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Post-Doc Scientist Neuroinflammation Beerse Belgium,  

Johnson & Johnson (company)

Posted on : 26 January 2017

Project Description

Who Are We:
  •  We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. 
  • Employees of our Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
  •  We are one of the most innovative pharmaceutical companies in the world. 
  • Our research and development center develops products for a wide range of disease areas, such as mental disorders, neurological problems, infectious diseases, immunological disorders, cancer, and cardiovascular and metabolic conditions.

Job description:
  • A Postdoc position is available in our Neuroscience Discovery Therapeutic Area in the field of Alzheimer s disease with special focus on neuroinflammation and innate immunity.
  • The position is supported by groups from academia and pharmaceutical industry across Europe. 
  • Duration is up to five years.
  • The candidate will have state-of-the-art knowledge in neuroinflammation / immunology / innate immune system. 
  • Experience in Alzheimer s disease or neurodegeneration is desired. 
  • As part of a multidisciplinary project team, the candidate will be expected to develop, run and schedule in vitro experiments in line with project requirements.
  • Work will focus on understanding the role of CD33- and TREM2- and related pathways in the course of Alzheimer s disease with the goal to identify druggable points of interaction.

  • Candidates should have a PhD in Cell Biology, Biochemistry or related discipline;
  • Research expertise in the field of neuro-inflammation is required.
  • Experience in iPSC expertise is an advantage
  • Intellectually curious and well-informed on the latest scientific advances in the field
  • Demonstrates creativity and novel approaches to solving scientific problems
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage several experiments simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent record-keeping skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Able to effectively present scientific data and concepts to international standards.

Our Offer:
  • As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously. 
  • As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.
  • Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth.
  • Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.


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