Roche plans to hire 70 scientists over the next 14 months for its Nutley campus, reports New Jersey's The Star-Ledger. This location is being turned into a research campus that will focus on arthritis, asthma, and cancer drug developments as well as RNA-based therapeutics. The company is looking for a wide range of experience levels, ranging from entry-level associate scientists to research leaders and plans to begin hiring this year.

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