Biologist
Eli Lilly - Indianapolis, IN

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City

Indianapolis

Position Locale

Local / Onsite

Location Details

Lilly Corporate Center

Company Overview

Eli Lilly and Company has been dedicated to meeting the health care needs of people in the United States and around the world. We address these needs primarily by developing innovative medicines—investing a higher percentage of our sales in research and development than any other major pharmaceutical company. If you are interested in being considered for employment with a “Best in Class” Pharmaceutical company, please review the following opportunity.

Responsibilities

Position Description

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The Protein Optimization Team within the Biotechnology Discovery Research Division at Eli Lilly and Company is part of a core group responsible for generating, characterizing, and optimizing ground-breaking biotherapeutics from the point of discovery through preclinical development.

The scientists within the Protein Optimization Team participate in cross-disciplinary efforts as we collectively strive to engineer innovative and best in class biotherapeutic medicines that treat cancer, autoimmunity, metabolic disorders, and many other diseases

.

We are seeking a highly motivated and scientifically driven individual with a BS or MS degree in biochemistry or related field to join and expand the technical capabilities within our talented and passionate team.

The individual selected for this position will be responsible for molecular cloning, protein purification, and protein characterization using current biochemical and biophysical techniqu

es.

The successful candidate is expected to carry out protein engineering efforts, generate data that enables structure/function relationship analysis, as well as identify and address issues pertaining to the physiochemical properties of

potential biotherapeutic drug candidates.

Applicants are expected to possess core competencies in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, purification, and biophysical characterization.

Most importantly, the newest member of our team should share our ambition and drive to provide answers that matter to patients.

Key Objectives/Deliverables

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1)

Molecular cloning

2)

Purifying proteins using various chromatographic techniques

3)

Characterizing protein structure, stability, and solution properties using various biochemical and biophysical approaches

4)

Characterizing protein-protein interactions

5)

Working in multifunctional teams

6)

Presenting experimental data at team meetings

Basic Qualifications

BS or MS degree in protein biochemistry or related field with 0-10 years of experience in an academic or industrial setting.

Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States.

Eli Lilly and Company does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences

Hands-on experience with the purification and characterization of proteins.

Experience with recombinant DNA manipulatio.

Capable of independently designing experiments, generating data, interpreting results, and documenting work .

Effective oral and written communication skills, self management, task planning, and organization skills.

Experience with proteins intended for therapeutic applications.

Additional Information

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ELI LILLY AND COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Removal Date

11-Apr-2013

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