Biologist-Immunology

Employer
Lilly
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 05, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Ref
2228385411
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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.
Lilly is an outstanding company committed to its employees, patients and community. Our scientists are at the core our discovery efforts. Are you passionate about research and want to contribute to improve the lives of patients? Our Lilly Immunology Discovery team has an exciting opportunity that may be a great fit! We need a scientist who has strong technical skills in immunology. Our team contributes to target identification/validation, mechanism of action (MOA) studies utilizing both molecular biology and pharmacological approaches. This is a great opportunity to work for a company dedicated to impacting the lives of the patients we serve. We are looking for someone with these abilities:
- Design and conduct immunological and pharmacological (large or small molecule) studies to validate immunology targets.
- Design and execute molecular and cell biology experiments, troubleshoot and analyze complex data in support of Target Identification and validation projects.
- Design, validation and execution of cell-based assays including human whole blood and human PBMC-based assays.
- Craft and perform MOA studies using basic molecular biology tools involving RNA, DNA and protein-based technologies.
- Perform cell culture such as transient transfections, viral expression systems and stable cell line generation. Conduct cell adhesion and cell migration assays.
- Perform independent analysis, processing and reporting of raw data; summarize and present research to cross-functional teams.
- Maintain high laboratory standards with regard to quality and safety.
If this sounds like you, apply today and join the Lilly family!
Basic Qualifications:
- BS degree in Biology or related field with at least 2 or more years of research experience or
- MS degree in Biology or related field with lab research component.
Additional Skills/Preferences:
- Knowledge of immunology and immune cell signaling.
- Lab experience in immune cell biology, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence and high content analysis.
- Extensive experience with cell culture techniques (e.g. growing cell lines, transfections, virus infection, generation of stable cell lines, etc).
- Extensive cell biology and molecular biology skills such as nucleic acid (RNA, DNA) isolation, taqman, flow cytometry, western blotting, immunoprecipitation.
- Experience and willingness to work with human blood, small molecules and animal tissues.
- Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively "Lilly") are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( LillyRecruitingCompliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.? We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!
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