Lilly Research Associate - Molecular Pharmacology in Alcobendas, Spain
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 35,000 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.
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
The successful candidate will:
Assay development and validation for biochemical and cell-based assays
Compound testing and data analysis supporting drug discovery programs
Develop and execute assays working with human whole blood and isolated leukocytes
Enablement of new detection technologies to facilitate drug discovery
Investigate molecular mechanisms and mode of action of compounds at cellular level.
Participate on multidisciplinary teams, presenting scientific data in support of research projects.
Collaborate in departmental tasks to improve process efficiency
Required Education and Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree is required in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular pharmacology or related disciplines.
Demonstrated laboratory experience in biochemistry and cell biology.
Experience in scientific data analysis
Understanding of the drug discovery process.
Strong capability to collaborate with scientist in multiple disciplines
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish
Strong work ethic. Scientific curiosity. Can do, will do attitude.
Additional desired skills:
Experience with liquid handling automation
Knowledge of mechanistic pharmacology
Experience in the biology of multiple target classes (enzymes, GPCRs, NHRs, transcription factors …) is highly desirable.
Previous positions in biotech or pharma industry would be considered a plus.
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