Site logo
Job Type:
Full-time

Industry:

Company: Eli Lilly and Company

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 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 Lilly Diabetes, Obesity and Complications Therapeutic Area (DOCTA) is focused on discovery and development of new therapeutics for the treatment of medical complications arising from type 2 diabetes and obesity. The cardiorenal team is looking for a biologist to conduct experiments using animal models of renal and metabolic diseases. The ideal candidate should be goal-oriented and dedicated, capable of conducting thorough research studies with minimal oversight. This biologist will design and perform experiments independently and within team-based environments, as well as interact with internal and external collaborators.

Are you ready to actively engage in cardiorenal drug hunting teams and serve as a scientific and technical advisor to project teams? Apply now to join the Lilly Team!

Key Objectives

  • Perform laboratory tasks, including animal handling, blood, urine and biopsy collection, measurement of body weight, and food intake.
  • Perform test article formulations and administration by oral gavage and parenteral routes, including subcutaneous, intravenous, intraperitoneal, and intramuscular injection.
  • Perform small animal surgical procedures including, but not limited to, rodent catheterization, mini-pump implantation, and various survival surgeries (e.g., unilateral nephrectomy).
  • Perform analysis of the samples collected during the course of the experiments, including blood urea nitrogen and serum creatinine measurements, urinary albumin, blood or plasma glucose etc.
  • Perform analysis and interpretation of data from in vivo experiments, including presentation of data in spreadsheet and graphical form with descriptive statistical analysis.
  • Maintain accurate records, conduct data analysis, and report data in written and oral formats.
  • Conduct work in full compliance with Lilly Research Policies and complete all required training activities in the timeframe specified.
  • Demonstrate pro-active and flexible behaviors and develop skills for competency in conducting independent research projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS or MS in biology/animal science/veterinary technology or a closely related field
  • Minimum 1 year of laboratory research experience.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Significant experience in the handling of small laboratory animals.
  • Experience with rodent disease models, with some knowledge of small animal surgery techniques.
  • Proven ability to work in flexible, team-oriented environment.
  • Flexible as the position is full-time (40 h/week), but not all regularly scheduled work hours will occur Mon-Fri from 8 AM-4:45 PM. There is a requirement to work occasionally early and/or after-hours or on weekends.
  • Arrange, modify and organize methods for in vivo studies and modify procedures when warranted.
  • Set up and run biochemical assays (protein, enzyme assays, etc.), running ex vivo assays and with aspects of protein analysis (SDS-PAGE gels and western blotting).
  • Work with radioisotopes, chemical, and biological hazards.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.

#WeAreLilly

Print Job Listing
We use cookies to improve your experience on this website. By browsing this website, you agree to this use of cookies.

Job Quick Search

Cart

Cart

Share