Research Scientist-Yeast Display-FDE

San Diego
June 22 2017
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Lilly is looking for a research scientist with yeast or mRNA display experience. The candidate will be an integral part of an innovative, high performer, cross-functional, extremely collaborative, and high paced team that is responsible for establishing novel drug discovery platforms at Lilly Biotechnology Center in San Diego.

Your responsibility will include design and execution of yeast and/or mRNA library selections that should result in discovery of clinical drug candidates. One of your main responsibilities will include evolving the current display/panning practices towards innovative functional-based selection processes. You must be self-driven, imaginative, organized, focused and able to work as part of a high-performing, fast-paced team.
Basic Qualifications
    PhD in biochemistry, biotechnology, or a related subject
  • Relevant experience in yeast or mRNA display technology
This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration (FDE) of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.
Additional Skills/Preferences
    Experienced with yeast or mRNA display platforms. This experience should include library construction, selection, and hit characterization for both yeast or mRNA display platforms.Proficient in flow cytometry, molecular biology, chemistry, and yeast and/or mRNA library construction and selection.The successful candidate must show a track record of innovation behavior, scientific curiosity, and desire to learn and implement new technologies and platforms.Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.Being a team player is a must Capable of establishing and validating cell based assays.
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.

Lilly credits its exceptional employees for its successes, and knows the key to ongoing achievement lies in attracting and retaining the best people. A company rich in heritage, Lilly employs individuals, conducts research and markets products worldwide. By providing for the unmet needs of our customers through a continuous stream of innovation, we will outgrow all competitors.

Lilly earns consistent and wide recognition for creating an exceptional work environment: •Business Week magazine 50 Best Places To Launch A Career™
•FORTUNE America's Most Admired Companies™
•FORTUNE 50 Best Companies for Minorities™
•Working Mother 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers™
•Industry Week magazine 100 Best-Managed Companies™
•Science magazine Best Companies for Scientists™

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