Overview

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

We are looking for a highly motivated Associate Level Biologist with a diversified background in both in vitro and in vivo biology to join our discovery research team within the Biotherapeutic Enabling Biology in Biotechnology Discovery Research.  We need a candidate who combines a passion to explore novel biology with a rationale based and hypothesis driven scientific approach.

The successful candidate will join a highly interactive, collaborative, and innovative scientific team to discover and advance large molecule drugs to combat diseases in the diabetes, pain, neurodegenerative and auto-immune areas.  The candidate will design and execute in vitro cell based and biochemical assays to discover the activities of novel therapeutic proteins and antibodies, as well as participate in vivo animal studies

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in biochemistry, Immunology, neuroscience, molecular/cell biology, or related discipline.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Research experience in cell biology, molecular biology, or biochemistry.
  • Strong cell biology background and experience including, but not limited to, mammalian cell culture, quantitative cell-based assays, primary cell isolation, and transient and stable cell line generation. Experience with a wide range of laboratory techniques: ELISAs, Western blots, RNA isolation, and qPCR.
  • Knowledge and experience of using confocal microscope and imaging analysis
  • Understanding and experience rodent in vivo studies including tissue dissection and processing.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Capable of independently planning and conducting experiments, generating data, interpreting results, and documenting the work.
  • Knowledge and experience in large molecule platforms for early phase drug discovery.
  • Self­-management, task planning and organization.
  • Ability to work productively and to foster collaborations in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Desire and ability to learn, adapt, and take on new challenges
  • Experiences on animal and human-derived 3D organoid culture is plus.
  • Experience with standard data analysis software (Microsoft Excel, Graphpad Prism) and electronic notebook entry

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