Lilly Post-Doctoral Scientist - Mass Spectrometry (FDE) in Indianapolis, Indiana
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- Develop advanced MS experimental and complementary in-silico modeling and visualization techniques to study impurity (e.g., extractable/leachable) biomolecule interactions in biotherapeutic formulations.
- Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, or related discipline, with a strong emphasis on mass spectrometry.
Hands-on experience in performing LC-MS experiments for structural determination and quantification including sample preparation and chromatographic separations.
Demonstrable track record of crafting and performing LC-MS experiments to bring business value with deliverable outcome.
Experience in advanced mass spectrometry techniques (e.g., FT ICR-MS, MRMS).
Experience with microfluidic systems and interface with LC-MS desirable.
Experience with both COTS and customized software applications for modeling and visualization of complex structurally/compositionally diverse molecular mixtures.
Ability to get along with multifunctional technical/non-technical personnel and be an effective participant in a team environment capable of carrying out independent research programs with minimum supervision.
Excellent problem solving and decision making.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Hands-on experience in maintaining advanced LC-MS instruments (e.g., superconducting magnets, HPLC systems, software).
Understanding of biomolecular and small molecule organic chemistry and structure (e.g., impurities, proteins, antibodies, RNA).
Experience with traditional biophysical techniques.
Position Location: Indianapolis, IN.
This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend to 3 years and for maximum of up to 4 years.
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