Biologist-Mass Cytometry

San Diego
April 13 2017
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
The Biotechnology Research group at the Lilly Biotechnology center in San Diego is expanding its capabilities in certain key areas. We are looking for scientists to join our Mass Cytometry (CyTOF) team.
  • The candidate must have prior hands-on experience with cytometry applications including validation of conjugated antibodies, phenotyping analysis and signaling pathway analysis. The successful candidate must understand key concepts in antibody panel design and signal optimization. Prior experience with mass cytometry (CyTOF) is desirable.
  • The candidate will be expected to be familiar with a broad range of biochemical and cell biology assay techniques in order to characterize antibody binding and function. Prior experience in intracellular signaling analysis by flow cytometry is desirable.
  • The candidate should demonstrate clear understanding of experimental design and data analysis of complex, multi-parameter datasets. Responsibilities include development and documentation of standard operating procedures. Excellent work planning and record-keeping is essential.
  • Excellent proficiency with FlowJo software is a must; additional expertise in SPADE and/or viSNE analysis is desirable.
  • The candidate is expected to work independently at the bench and have excellent communication skills. The role will involve broad interactions with colleagues in antibody discovery, protein engineering and the core therapeutic areas.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences at least 3 years or Master's Degree with relevant laboratory experience in mass or flow cytometry
  • Experience in immune cell isolation and multicolor flow cytometry and proficiency in cytometry data analysis software preferred.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Familiarity with high content data analysis.
Additional Information
  • 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.