Lilly Postdoctoral Research Scientist-FDE in Greenfield, Indiana
Elanco seeks a Post-Doctoral Fellow to conduct research in the area of Companion Animal (canine and feline) Osteoarthritis. Through analysis of currently available data sets and prospective collection of additional data, the Fellow will work to fill critical gaps in knowledge associated with our ability to effectively evaluate osteoarthritis assets in research, development, and post-marketing studies. The Fellow will work in both the preclinical and clinical research space, evaluating and optimizing animal models, while collating and analyzing data from a variety of clinical studies. A team of senior Elanco scientists will mentor the Fellow.
Key Leadership Responsibilities
Network within the organization, manage time effectively, and have strong organizational skills
Participate in cross-functional research teams and effectively collaborate with other functional groups in the organization
Drive creative solutions and hypothesis development
Work exceptionally well independently and with minimal supervision
Deep dives into relevant scientific literature/new models/technologies/capabilities.
Design and oversee the conduct of in-life animal studies in dogs and cats in laboratory and client-owned settings.
Collection, management, and basic analysis of preclinical and clinical research data
Data reporting, interpretation, and presentation
Manuscript preparation and publication authorship
High personal ethical and quality standards.
Exceptional problem solving and decision-making skills.
Understanding of the current state of the pain/osteoarthritis field
Basic understanding of biostatistics
Track record of successful project/experiment execution especially for those involving management of or communication amongst several individuals
Ability to prioritize multiple projects or tasks
English speaking with effective oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Proven to be self-motivated, with demonstrated high level of responsibility and professionalism
Ability to make decisions within the context of uncertainty and ambiguity
Ability to think strategically
Interest in the companion animal health industry and/or companion animal heath product development
Occasional travel to study sites <10%
This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend to 3 years.
Elanco 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.
Postdoctoral Research Scientist-Fixed Duration Employee
- Currently enrolled or having previously received a DVM/VMD/MD and/or PhD in Animal Science, Pain/Neuroscience, Rheumatology or related scientific field
Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana.
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