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PhD & Postdoc  Student program

PhD & Postdoc Student Program

Are you always the first person on the scene when it comes to finding innovative solutions? Are you a researcher at heart and do you want a role where you can have tangible impact on the lives of a large number of people? If so, you may be a good match for the Janssen PhD & Postdoc Student Program.

The Janssen PhD & Postdoc Student Program gives you practical experience as a young researcher. You will develop skills that you can use in the pharmaceutical industry and in academia. Science, innovation, training and networking are at the heart of this program. As a PhD or postdoc student at Janssen, you will have the chance to contribute directly to groundbreaking research, publish your research, and present your findings internally and externally to a diverse group of scientists.

PhD or postdoc at Janssen

Janssen plays a leading role on the international market in terms of research and development. With our innovative ideas, we are regularly featured in journals and are also often mentioned in the press.

If you want to be at the heart of what we will be developing in the future, or already see a place for your research within our company, sign up and increase your chances of making a significant contribution to the health of people around the world.

It's great to see that managers, scientists and other students are all interested in our work. During our presentation, we were challenged to apply our academic work to the research and development of medicines, for example, in terms of relevance, validity and the associated risks. Our mentors also gave us advice to further develop our presentation and interaction techniques. That was a real eye-opener!

Ivan Kopljar

former Postdoc at the University of Antwerp, currently Senior Scientist at Janssen

Apply for our PhD program?

If you would like to do a PhD in collaboration with Janssen, please first contact a Flemish university to find an academic supervisor, and together formally establish your research topic. Afterwards you can look for an industrial supervisor. You can do this in two ways:

• Find an industrial supervisor through the network of your academic supervisor.

• Contact us at this email address.

Apply for our postdoc program?

Visit and search for "postdoc". You will see a list of the various positions that are currently available and you will be able to apply directly for the position of your choice. Eligible candidates will be notified. Not immediately finding a match? Then subscribe to our global talent hub.

If you have any questions about the Janssen PhD & Postdoc Student Program, we will be happy to help you. Send us a message!