Eli Lilly and Company


Indianapolis, IN, United States
Oct 17, 2019
Science/R&D, Biology
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.


New medicines bring new hope. Lilly has always pushed the boundaries of science to make conditions that are incurable today, treatable tomorrow. You could say it's in our DNA. By fulfilling our purpose, we help others fulfill theirs. Our key therapeutic areas include diabetes, oncology, neuroscience and autoimmune diseases. The Autoimmune/Inflammation team is seeking a dynamic researcher passionate about making a difference in drug discovery. Are you a flexible scientist with diverse skill sets and evolving intellectual thinking skills and works well in diverse team environment?

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated scientist for the Immunology Group. You will have the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary organization, interacting with colleagues to explore small molecule and bioproduct therapeutic opportunities for autoimmunity and chronic inflammation. This will include key deliverables of:
  • Identification and in vivo validation of new drug targets
  • Contributing to ongoing research projects, with the primary focus being to develop and execute primary cell immunoassays and cell-based assays for drug screening.
  • Contribute to completion of animal studies

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Immunology/ Biology/Biochemistry or related scientific field with at least 2 years of research experience post degree

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Prior research experience in molecular and immunological techniques such as cell isolation, immunophenotyping, immune cell functional assays, ELISA/Luminex/MSD, mammalian cell tissue culture, western blots/Phosflow, flow cytometry (15-parameter) and/or RT-qPCR
  • Experience with in vitro and in vivo model systems to evaluate immune cell function is preferred
  • Automation experience preferred
  • Pharma experience
  • Designs analyses and interprets own experiments with input from project or technical teams.
  • Follows all applicable regulations; Ensures that work performed in area of responsibility is conducted in a safe and compliant manner; Maintains accurate records in accordance with SOPs and policies.

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.