Biologist - Contractor

Discovery Solutions Published: July 11, 2017
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Biologist - Contractor
Discovery Solutions is seeking job seekers for a contract position with one of our customers, Lilly, a leading pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.
LOCATION: Indianapolis, IN 46225
Conduct experiments to identify and validate drug targets. Support assay design, optimization, validation, and data analyses. Design and execute molecular and cell biology experiments. Troubleshoot and analyze complex data in support of drug discovery projects. Presentation of results and conclusions both orally and written.
Primary Position Responsibilities:
Execution of laboratory protocols and laboratory tickets
Prepare and sterilize media formulations
Operate small scaled bench-top fermenter system
Prepare fermentation samples for chemical analysis
Perform some chemical analysis
Conduct cleaning and basic maintenance of laboratory space, instrument and equipment used
Provide support to ensure safety standards are maintained Prepare documentation to meet good documentation requirements
Maintain an accurate and up-to-date laboratory notebook Responsible for scheduling laboratory studies, ordering and maintaining raw materials, and coordination of shared equipment use
Types of Safety Equipment Worn:
safety glasses, laboratory coat
SHIFT: Monday-Friday 8 hours 8:00am - 4:45pm
1-3 years of relevant experience.
Strong background in laboratory techniques to prepare and maintain pure cultures
Demonstrated sound aseptic and cell culture laboratory techniques
Demonstrated proficiency in writing technical documents such as laboratory batch records/tickets, laboratory protocols, reports, and analyzing process data
Proven ability to work in a dynamic team environment incorporating a variety of functional relationships
Strong interpersonal skills and motivation to learn from technical colleagues
Training in aseptic laboratory techniques and maintenance of pure cultures
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's in Biology (immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or similar field)

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