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Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

Senior Scientist, Oral Care

Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. - Skillman, NJ

Senior Scientist, Oral Care



New Jersey

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

is looking to hire a Senior Scientist, Oral Care Upstream Innovation R&D located

in Skillman, NJ.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

develops and markets Oral Care, Wound Care, Women’s Health and Skin Care

products that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals and

incorporate the latest innovations. The portfolio includes heritage brands

LISTERINE®, JOHNSON’S Baby and BAND-AID® Brand, as well as leading skin care

brands such as AVEENO® and CLEAN & CLEAR®.

The Senior Scientist will be

responsible for conducting research directed toward discovery and development

of new technologies in the Oral Healthcare Upstream Innovation R&D Group to

support the long-term growth of the franchises. Identified technologies will be

assessed using a combination of chemical and biological in-vitro models.

Models will be developed by the scientist that are predictive of clinical

outcomes and provide mechanistic insights. Compelling scientific data will be

used to support proof of principle clinical assessments. The candidate will

develop prototype formulations, work with cross functional colleagues to scale

up and release materials for clinical assessment. Intellectual Property will be

patented when feasible. Results of research will be communicated

regularly internally to upper management and externally at external scientific


Job responsibilities include:

Conducting literature and patent searches

Organizing and assimilating results of literature


Design of experiments

Data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation

Chemical and material characterization

Development of measurement techniques and models

Prototype formulation development for proof-of-concept


Work in and leverage resources in a global, highly

networked environment

Work closely with internal R&D partners and

external collaborators to define project objectives and timelines and

execute projects


A minimum of a Bachelors degree and 6 years of

professional experience OR a Masters degree and 4 years of applied

research experience OR a PhD with 2 years of applied research experience is


A degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical

Engineering, Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering or a related major

is required.

Candidates with strong chemistry background are


Experience with physical and chemical instrumental

methods (e.g. spectroscopy, chromatography, microscopy, zeta potential,

etc) is required.

Formulation development experience is preferred.

Technical experience in the fields of surface

chemistry, bio physical chemistry, bio analytical chemistry, polymer/material

chemistry or colloid science are highly preferred.

Candidates with previous experience working with

external technology providers (e.g., suppliers, external manufacturers,

incubators, inventors) OR previous product development experience in

consumer or healthcare industry is highly preferred.

A track record of presenting at external scientific

conferences is required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and

solid presentation skills are required.

The candidate must be able to work independently on

multiple projects AND able to successfully partner and influence

cross-functional team members required.

Technical writing and publication is required.

This position may require up to 10% domestic travel.

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-Skillman


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Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.


Senior Scientist, Oral Care Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. - Skillman, NJ, United States


Location: Skillman, NJ

Company Profile:
Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. Johnson & Johnson was founded more than 120 years ago. Since then, we’ve brought the world new ideas and products that have transformed human health and well-being.