J&J Family of Companies Team Leader Lung Cancer Drug Discovery in Shanghai, China

· Proposal and implementation of strategies to identify, filter and validate novel drug targets for local/global proposal

· Management of novel drug discovery projects up to and including NME declaration.

Leadership of high-performance project teams and direct supervision/coaching of junior staff


Technical Skill Requirements - Specific experience would include but not be limited to:

⦁ Advanced knowledge and experience in oncology drug discovery, biomarker research and/or translational research.

⦁ Expertise in target validation studies essential using CRISPR or related methodologies: KD/KO/KI of novel genes in transient and stable cell line systems.

⦁ Expertise in developing biochemical assays and cellular functional assays, again with experience of immune-oncology preferred.

⦁ Extensive experience in molecular biology, pharmacology and cell biology is required with particular focus and experience within immune-oncology preferred.

General Requirements

⦁ Highly motivated self-starter, able to excel within a matrix organization.

⦁ Highly aware of recent oncology literature and emerging trends and drugs in the oncology area.

⦁ Strong oral and written communication skills, fluent in English and Chinese.

⦁ Critical thinker with good time management and delivery focus, able to independently design, execute and accurately interpret complex scientific experiments and data.

⦁ Excellent people and project manager; skilled in communicating objectives, motivating, empowering and developing junior staff with a track record of successful teamwork and coaching aligned with project delivery.

⦁ Easily able to influence across disciplines and research areas; leveraging both local and global talent and resources to achieve delivery goals.

Primary Location



J&J (China) Investments Ltd (7046)

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