Biologist - Contractor - 7550 CA
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: San Diego, CA 92121
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.
Type of Safety Protection Worn:
Gloves, lab coat, and closed toe low heel shoes
Primary Position Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will play a key role in the discovery and optimization of therapeutic proteins. Responsibilities include performing standard molecular biology and biochemical techniques including: PCR amplification, cloning, library construction, mutagenesis, sequence analysis, immunoassays, binding kinetic determinations and cell-based assay
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Candidates should have a B.S. or M.S in biological sciences (immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or similar field) with at least 3-5 years of relevant academic or industrial experience.
Strong skills in molecular biology techniques and/or biochemical assay development are required.
Standard molecular biology, biochemical techniques, antibody library construction, immunoassays and sequence analysis, required
Experience in functional cell-based assays is a plus.
Previous experience working in cross-functional teams or projects.
Excellent communication, planning, organizational and record keeping skills with an attention to detail are essential.
Highly self-motivated individuals with the ability to thrive in a team-oriented setting in a fast-paced drug discovery environment are desired.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent