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Post Doctoral Scientist-Fixed Duration Employment-Immunology

San Diego, California

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Req ID 57350BR Title Post Doctoral Scientist-Fixed Duration Employment-Immunology 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 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.

Basic Qualifications :

  • PhD in immunology or life science related field.
  • Strong background in the biology of immune cells.

Responsibilities :

We are seeking an ambitious and talented post-doctoral scientist with exceptional communication skills to study the function of Tregs in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. In this role, you will join our academic-style post-doctoral program and will be encouraged to pursue your own independent research while learning about industry drug discovery and development. You will be responsible for designing and delivering highly innovative research and will have access to all cutting-edge technologies available at Lilly.
You will:

  • Identify Treg subsets in tissues at different stages of autoimmune disease.
  • Explore ways to potentiate Treg function and to induce tolerance.
  • Maintain external awareness and learning to benefit the organization.
  • Present findings at national and international conferences and publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals.

Additional Skills/Preferences :

If you are described with these skills, you could be a great fit for the role:
  • Self-directed and highly motivated individual who wants to learn new techniques while continually pursuing research and publication goals.
  • Exceptional communicator (oral and written) with national and international presentation experience, along with strong publication record.
  • Experienced in cellular immunology, flow cytometry, and mouse in vivo models.
  • Proficient in data analysis and reporting (PRISM, Excel, Powerpoint, FlowJo etc.)
  • Experience with IHC desirable but not necessary.

Additional Information :

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of three years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.

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 57350BR.

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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