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Veterans Preferred - Cell Biologist-Immunology

San Diego County, California, US
Closing date
Dec 2, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.
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 a leading healthcare company committed to its patients, employees, 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 using both molecular biology and pharmacological approaches. This is a great opportunity to work for a company dedicated to impacting the patients we serve. If this sounds like you apply today! We are looking for someone with these abilities:
Independently design, develop, and validate cellular/immunology cell-based functional assaysTest and analyze molecule activitiesInvestigate the MOA of biological drugs in vitro and in vivo, and ultimately deliver preclinical evidence for clinical testing.

Key Objectives:
Develop immune functional cell-based assays with extensive immunology research- related technologies (e.g., human whole blood, primary human and mouse/rat leukocyte isolation, cellular activation and differentiation, cytokine assays, FACS etc.)Background in designing, conducting, and analyzing FACS based experiments including receptor occupancy assaysDesign, screen and analyze data for protein or small molecule drugs in cell-based immune assaysInvestigate cellular signal transduction, develop cellular activity assays, cytokine/receptor signaling (western, qPCR, intracellular staining and FACS analysis, ELISA, ELISPOT, confocal/image related techniques)Isolation, purification and culture of freshly isolated different populations of leukocyte from human, mouse and rat for ex vivo assays. Preparing cellular materials for genomic and proteomic assessmentIndependently design and complete experiments, analyze, interpret and present experimental data

Basic Qualifications:
B.S or M.S in immunology, cell biology or related subject areaResearch experience in biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry or an academic institute, in the field of immunology preferred

Additional Skills/Preferences:
Deep understanding of in vitro assays and assay developmentHigh knowledge and skills of flow cytometryUnderstand and be familiar with in vivo animal models

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.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at
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