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Scientist – Bioanalytical

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Req ID R-1516 Title Scientist – Bioanalytical City Cambridge State / Province Massachusetts Country United States

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.

Our Neuroscience Next Generation Therapeutics group is a newly formed team with a focus on using novel therapeutic modalities to deliver medicines for chronic pain and neurodegenerative disorders. The team, based at our Cambridge Innovation Center in Kendall Square, will work with internal and external partners to identify and deliver new novel therapies into patients at speed. We are seeking highly motivated and dedicated associate scientists to join our fast-paced, interdisciplinary team as we leverage innovative RNA/oligonucleotide/gene and genomic based therapeutic agents to enhance our portfolio. Do you have previous experience in development and validation of bioanalytical methods, preferably in an industry setting? This could be the perfect role for you.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Contribute to development and implementation of high throughput analytical methods using quantitative PCR (qPCR), droplet digital PCR (ddPCR), ELISA, or other assays to quantify in-vitro and ex-vivo RNA / protein levels in multiple tissue types.
  • Develop, validate, and perform other fit-for-purpose molecular, biochemical and cell-based assays to evaluate efficacy of systemically delivered therapeutic agents
  • Accurate recording of all practical work: completion of electronic lab notebook to Lilly procedure quality standards.
  • Provide written and verbal communication of work in lab reports and team meetings.
  • General laboratory assistance, including ordering and receiving of lab supplies, preparation of reagents, and maintaining laboratory equipment

Basic Qualifications

  • BSc and/or MS in molecular, cellular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience or a related life sciences subject area, with a minimum of 2 years laboratory experience.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Broad hands-on experience in molecular and biochemical methods, such as Isolation of DNA/RNA, preparation of protein lysates from ex-vivo tissue and cell cultures, PCR, ELISA, western, and/or immunohistochemistry
  • Familiar with Microsoft suite programs, analytical software associated with methods
  • Experience with statistical analysis for biological assays and automation using liquid handler a plus
  • Capable of working independently yet in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to adapt and exercise flexibility for changing platform needs, workflows and projects
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, critical thinking, multitasking, desire to learn new techniques and contribute to cutting-edge projects

Additional Information

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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.

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-1516.

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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