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Biologist-In Vivo

Marion County, Indiana, US
Closing date
Dec 4, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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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.

We serve an extraordinary purpose. For more than 140 years, we have worked diligently to discover medicines that make life better. These discoveries start in Lilly Research Laboratories, where our scientists work to create new medicines that will help solve our world's greatest health challenges.

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated scientist for an associate position within the Immunology Discovery Group. The successful candidate will work in a multidisciplinary organization, interacting with colleagues to explore small molecule and bioproduct therapeutics for autoimmune and chronic inflammatory diseases. This will include the identification and in vivo validation of new drug targets as well as involvement in ongoing research projects, with the primary focus being to develop preclinical animal models. You will provide in vivo data to support pre-clinical screening, design and mechanism of action studies of candidate therapeutic molecules.

Does this match your skills and career goals? Apply today! We want you on our team.

Investigate and resolve mechanism of action of small molecule and protein therapeutic drugs in in-vivo settingsAssist in developing animal models to support in advancement of autoimmune/inflammatory drug targets by the use of both acute pharmacodynamic models and longer term disease modelsStrong problem-solving skills and creativity with a willingness to search and review the scientific literature independently

Basic Qualifications:

B.S in Biology, Immunology or related field with at least 2 or more years of applicable research experience in an academic institute, biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry

Additional Skills/Preferences:
Extensive in vivo experience with respect to rodent handling, dosing and necropsyBasic knowledge of cellular biological techniques (e.g., gene expression analysis, ELISA, multiplex cytokine analysis)Immunohistochemistry experienceKnowledge of pharmacodynamic, autoimmune/inflammatory and transgenic/knockout model development is helpfulStrong communication and multitasking skillsAbility to work independently to design and complete experiments, analyze, interpret and present experimental data

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at
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