Research Scientist

Indianapolis, Indiana
July 15 2019
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Research Scientist - 50856BR

Design and conduct experiments using mass spectrometry, protein chemistry and chromatography techniques for the structural characterization of biopharmaceuticals, such as monoclonal antibodies and therapeutic peptides and proteins. Work on solving complex problems to support biopharmaceutical development at various stages of drug development. Develop new technologies in the protein characterization group. Utilize strong technical proficiency, knowledge of protein chemistry, scientific creativity, independent line of thought, to work productively in a multidisciplinary environment. Position may supervise up to 3 Research Associates.

Company Overview

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 39,000 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.

Eli Lilly and Company is seeking a Research Scientist to join our team in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Basic Qualifications

  • Employer requires Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biophysics, Biochemistry, or related field
  • Academic or work experience must have included:
    • Chemistry experience with at least two of the following: protein chemistry, analytical chemistry, proteomics, separation sciences, biophysical/biochemical characterization and molecular biology.
    • Technical proficiency on operation and troubleshooting of liquid chromatography- mass spectrometry (LC-MS) instruments and software tools.
    • Expertise in characterization of protein structures by mass spectrometry including studying protein interaction and higher order structures using hydrogen/deuterium exchange, native spray, ion-mobility, or oxidative footprinting.
    • Experience with scientific problem solving.
    • Experience with one manuscript published in a peer-reviewed journal

Additional Information

  • Position is located at 1223 West Morris St, Indianapolis, IN, 46221
  • Full time (40 hours/week)
  • Travel Required: Up to 10% travel required.
  • To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID 50856BR.

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.

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