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Lilly Biologist-Protein Mass Spectrometry in San Diego, California

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 Protein BioSciences group at the Lilly Biotechnology Center in San Diego seeks a hardworking scientist with experience in protein mass spectrometry to join a team responsible for the expression, purification, and characterization of protein therapeutics. We need someone with knowledge and hands-on experience with peptide and protein mass spectrometry. The primary focus of this position will be to use your mass spectrometry skills for characterization of proteins and protein:protein complexes, via the application of Hydrogen/Deuterium exchange mass spectrometry (HDXMS). You may also perform protein characterization using other analytical and biophysical techniques to support HDXMS experiments as necessary. We are part of a larger protein engineering group focused on making a difference in research, patients and our communities.

Are you looking for a role where you can collaborate with a wide variety of protein engineering and therapeutic area teams? We offer the ability to expand your skills and learn antibody characterization through MS. Join our dynamic team today and make an impact on patients waiting for our therapies!

It's an exciting time to join Lilly. We are passionate about our mission to help patients as well as our communities. Our employees are our most valuable asset, so we offer strong career development opportunities and ability to contribute to our communities through philanthropy. Lilly is an amazing company with outstanding dedication to our core values of respect for people, integrity and excellence. Join us today!

Responsibilities

  • Use, maintain, and troubleshoot high end Mass spectrometry systems (specifically Waters instruments), HPLCs, high through put liquid handling and robotics systems such as TECAN and LEAP PAL.

  • Disseminate results to project teams and legal groups in a clear and concise manner.

  • Cross train and help with other MS techniques to characterize antibody therapeutics as needed.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors in chemistry, biochemistry or a similar field with at least two years’ post graduate experience or Master’s degree with appropriate training

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Research experience working with proteins and basic biochemistry

  • Strong teammate with excellent communication skills.

Familiarity or experience in the following would be considered advantageous:

  • LC-MS-MS or HDXMS, especially with Waters mass spectrometry systems, HPLC and software.

  • Experience with automated liquid handling.

  • Some familiarity with the understanding or characterization of protein structure and dynamics

  • Additional experience in other analytical or biophysical techniques.

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