Eli Lilly and Company

Postdoctoral Scientist - Fixed Duration Employment

Greenfield, IN, United States
Mar 24, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we're driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life - all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at www.elanco.com.

We are seeking a candidate to design and execute innovative animal health formulation solutions. The ideal candidate has a passion for hands on laboratory development work and experience with formulation development.

  • Formulation development and pre-formulation development for animal health products for small molecules, enzymes, therapeutic proteins, and peptides.
  • Design and execute experiments in a lab scale environment.
  • Work with internal laboratory resources and direct work of third party collaborators
  • Ensure that CMC activities meet industry and Elanco technical governance standards
  • Stay engaged with state of the art science and technology

Basic Qualifications
  • PhD in pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, or related science with experience in pharmaceutical drug product/drug substance development and process scale-up with demonstrated record of success.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Familiarity with animal health formulations and routes of administration.
  • Experience with the CVM within the FDA
  • Experience with long term payout formulations
  • Experience with amorphous polymer dispersions

Additional Information
  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of 1 year with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.
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.