Lilly Research/Principal scientist - In vitro pharmacology - endocrinology 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.
The successful candidate will:
Provide support and expertise to drug discovery programs in diabetes and obesity from target validation to clinical candidate selection.
Collaborate in target identification and validation efforts
Lead project strategy and direction in collaboration with the Diabetes Therapeutic Area, Chemistry and Structural Biology.
Determine workflows for hit identification and confirmation.
Investigate molecular mechanisms leading to pharmacological effect as well as the mode of action of compounds at cellular level.
Design workplans for target enablement as well as flow-schemes for project progression
Participate on multidisciplinary teams, presenting scientific data in support of research projects.
Required Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. is required in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular pharmacology or related disciplines, with a strong publication record.
At least three years of experience working in the endocrinology field.
Extensive knowledge in mechanistic pharmacology, biochemistry and cell biology.
Solid understanding of the drug discovery process.
Strong capability to collaborate with scientist in multiple disciplines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong work ethic. Scientific curiosity. Can do, will do attitude.
Additional desired skills:
Postdoctoral experience in biological sciences would be considered an advantage.
Experience in the biology of multiple target classes (enzymes, GPCRs, NHRs, transcription factors …) is highly desirable.
Demonstrated experience in Molecular Biology and cell engineering would be a significant advantage.
Previous positions in biotech or pharma industry would be considered a plus.
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