Eli Lilly and Company

Associate Scientist

New York, NY, United States
Nov 07, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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.

For more than 130 years, Lilly has been dedicated to meeting the health care needs of people in the United States and around the world. We address these needs primarily by developing innovative medicines-investing a higher percentage of our sales in research and development than any other major pharmaceutical company. If you are interested in being considered for employment with Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical company, please review the following opportunity.

Our Lilly Oncology team has an exciting opportunity for an exceptional scientist in Discovery Research. Do you have strong technical skills in cancer cell and/or immune biology? Do you have a good learning agility and looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment? You will contribute to the identification and validation of novel targets in the fields of myeloid biology and immune-oncology and the development of novel therapeutics directed against those targets. You will be involved in the design, implementation, and interpretation of in vitro and in vivo experiments to address key project hypotheses. You will have the opportunity to grow in your career through exciting research in the field of Immuno-oncology. You will be able to summarize and present research to cross-functional team members within Oncology and with other functional areas as projects progress from concept to the clinic.

  1. Exhibit technical abilities in immunology and/or tumor immunology.
  2. Develop and implement assays to validate new myeloid biology or immune-oncology targets and to define the mechanism of action of new molecular entities.
  3. Utilize flow cytometry to phenotype immune cells and experience in assessing effector function, and developing reporter assays.
  4. Record, analyze and communicate scientific data with clear interpretation of results.
  5. Apply scientific literature to solve technical problems and advance laboratory research.
  6. Maintain high laboratory standards with regard to quality, safety and recordkeeping.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in biology or related field with 2 years of lab experience or
  • M.S. degree in biology or related field with relevant lab or research experience
  • Tumor cell biology/ immunology experience preferred
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Demonstrated technical skills in cell culture, molecular biology, immunology, and basic protein biochemical techniques.
  • Experience in flow cytometry, ELISAs, immune cell isolation, and stimulation assays.
  • Experience with antigen presenting cell/T cell co-cultures will be a plus.
  • Experience with Nanostring, shRNA and or CRISPR/Cas9
  • Proven ability to perform quantitative data analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment.

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.