Friday , March 1 2024

Eli Lilly Job Openings – Research Scientist

Website Eli Lilly

Job Description:

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 39,000 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for beta-cell development, differentiation and function.
  • Establish and lead a lab focused on iPSC derived beta-cell platforms
  • Contribute to and lead Lilly’s efforts in beta-cell regeneration and islet cell therapy
  • Develop new approaches and models for immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes
  • Participate in and lead cross-functional portfolio therapeutic development projects
  • Lead and assist in the identification, evaluation, and selection of new therapeutic targets across modalities
  • Design and oversee the implementation of in vitro and in vivo assays for the development of clinical candidate molecules
  • Collaborate with chemists, siRNA and protein engineers to create structure-activity relationships and optimize the therapeutic for clinical evaluation
  • Define the relationships between therapeutic efficacy, patient subpopulations, clinical trial design and outcomes that significantly impact clinical development
  • Monitor research literature and regularly communicate current trends and innovative methods and applications to scientific partners; drive internalization of innovative research approaches
  • Engage Diabetes and Complications R&D senior management and stakeholders for strategic alignment
  • Curate scientific alliances with thought leaders in academia/biotechnology to incorporate best practices and key capabilities

Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. and postdoctoral fellowship(s) in beta-cell biology with emphasis on beta-cell development and function.
  • In-depth knowledge of stem cell biology with emphasis on pancreatic islets
  • Demonstrated experience to work in cross-functional scientific teams
  • Ability to set vision and identify paths for implementation, including ability to work both collaboratively and drive new directions. Willingness to prioritize and make trade-offs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; needs to be able to communicate effectively with senior leadership, internal and external partners and staff
  • Ability to lead a diverse set of team-members, and deliver effective coaching and feedback
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent self-management and organizational abilities

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in pharmaceutical or biotech industry with emphasis on drug discovery
  • Experience managing data-driven research from project inception to clinical trial design
  • Knowledge of bioinformatics methods and tools

Job Details:

Company: Eli Lilly

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: South Bend, IN, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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