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Molecular Biologist

San Diego, California

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Req ID R-13183 Title Molecular Biologist City San Diego State / Province California 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 35,000 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.

We are the Biotechnology Discovery Research Division at LBC-San Diego, responsible for generating, characterizing, and optimizing biotherapeutics from lead generation through lead optimization and preclinical development. Individuals on our team support cross-disciplinary efforts to engineer innovative biotherapeutics that treat metabolic, autoimmune, and neurologic diseases. Join our team of scientists working to improve lives of patients around the world.

The Protein Biosciences Group at the Lilly Biotechnology Center-San Diego is seeking an associate level scientist specializing in molecular biology to join the Mammalian Protein Expression Team. We are looking for a hardworking scientist who is organized, detail-oriented and passionate about research. Do you have an in depth understanding and experience in molecular biology techniques to execute custom cloning project? Join our team and grow in your career!

Skills needed in this role:

  • Hands on experience in molecular biology techniques such as PCR, restriction enzyme and recombination-based cloning, plasmid DNA generation, sequence analysis. Design and execution of DNA assembly using strategies such as Gibson and InFusion.
  • Proficiency in scientific software used to design and analyze DNA sequence data
  • Maintain accurate record keeping and report data in written and oral formats.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, work planning, data analysis and record keeping skills with strong attention to detail.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in biochemical sciences (biology, molecular biology, or similar field) with at least 1 year of relevant experience

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Experience with RNA purification, qPCR, gene manipulation techniques such as siRNA, miRNA, AAV transduction and CRISPR/Cas9 will be considered a plus
  • Some knowledge and experience in the area of pre-mRNA splicing and state-of-the-art techniques such as, NGS and RNA seq
  • Demonstrate proactive and flexible behaviors and develop skills for proficiency in conducting independent research projects

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-13183.

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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