Senior Scientist Ocular Materials

Johnson & Johnson

4.2

(92)

Jacksonville, FL

Why you should apply for a job to Johnson & Johnson:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2020
  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 71% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 88% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Global parental leave for all new parents (maternal, paternal, adoptive or surrogacy-assisted).
  • Global exercise reimbursement.
  • Two weeks off (one of them fully paid) for volunteer work.
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    Position summary

    suit to create a healthier, more equitable world. Our diverse workforce and culture of belonging accelerate innovation to solve the world's most pressing healthcare challenges. We know that the success of our business - and our ability to deliver meaningful solutions - depends on how well we understand and meet the diverse needs of the communities we serve. Which is why we foster a culture of inclusion and belonging where all perspectives, abilities and experiences are valued and our people can reach their potential. At Johnson & Johnson, we all belong.

    We are seeking a Senior Scientist to join our dynamic R&D team. The ideal candidate will collaborate within a multidisciplinary group to investigate the impact of various chemical compounds on polymerization kinetics and performance of Class II and Class III medical devices. Project work will include multistep small molecule synthesis and characterization of novel monomers, raw material analysis, formulations, material synthesis, device fabrication and analytical characterization of the finished products. A strong background in organic synthesis is essential, and knowledge of polymer science and photochemistry are desirable. Small molecule process development and scale up activities based on defined repeatability and reproducibility targets will be required.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Create novel small molecules and materials, contributing to intellectual property and advancing new patient benefits for ophthalmic medical device applications.

    • Conduct independent and collaborative research of a highly complex nature where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variable factors.

    • Utilize broad based scientific literature to develop evidence-based strategies capable of achieving desired molecular structure and performance.

    • Collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary team composed of organic chemists, analytical chemists, polymer scientists, biochemists, material scientists, chemical engineers, and medical professionals.

    • Interact with intellectual property legal, clinical, quality and regulatory functions to support project objectives.

    Qualifications

    • A PhD in organic chemistry, polymer science, material science, or chemical engineering with an emphasis on synthesis, photochemistry, polymers, or polymer physics is required.

    • Proven track record of creative and innovative target molecule development is preferred.

    • Ability to independently ideate and execute proof-of-concept experiments for novel compounds.

    • Strong knowledge of photochemical and photophysical processes is desirable.

    • Utilization of AI as a material development tool is advantageous.

    • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.

    • Effective communicator with strong oral and written skills, capable of collaborating in multidisciplinary teams.

    This job posting is anticipated to close on July 31, 2024, the company may however extend this time-period.

    Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation's performance over a calendar/performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company's discretion on an individual basis.

    • Employees and/or eligible dependents may be eligible to participate in the following Company sponsored employee benefit programs: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, business accident insurance, and group legal insurance.

    • Employees may be eligible to participate in the Company's consolidated retirement plan (pension) and savings plan (401(k)).

    • Employees are eligible for the following time off benefits:

    • Vacation - up to 120 hours per calendar year

    • Sick time - up to 40 hours per calendar year; for employees who reside in the State of Washington - up to 56 hours per calendar year

    • Holiday pay, including Floating Holidays - up to 13 days per calendar year of Work, Personal and Family Time - up to 40 hours per calendar year

    • Additional information can be found through the link below. https://https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits

    The compensation and benefits information set forth in this posting applies to candidates hired in the United States. Candidates hired outside the United States will be eligible for compensation and benefits in accordance with their local market

    Why you should apply for a job to Johnson & Johnson:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2020
  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 71% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 88% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Global parental leave for all new parents (maternal, paternal, adoptive or surrogacy-assisted).
  • Global exercise reimbursement.
  • Two weeks off (one of them fully paid) for volunteer work.