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Lilly Advisor Research Scientist LRL in Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

New medicines bring new hope. Lilly has always pushed the boundaries of science to make conditions that are incurable today, treatable tomorrow. You could say it is central to our purpose. By fulfilling our purpose, we help others fulfill theirs. Over the course of our history, we have shed light on some of the toughest health care problems known to man – diabetes, heart disease, infectious diseases, neuroscience disorders, cancer and more.

Working in our pioneering facilities, you will help develop the breakthrough medicines of tomorrow. At Lilly, we are focused on speeding the delivery of new innovative medicines to patients; as a result, we have launched the “Innovation Starts Here” global initiative. Innovation Starts Here fosters innovation and quality science through the institution of internal and external programs designed to improve basic science, harness innovation, and aid in the discovery and development of innovative new medicines for patients worldwide.

We are looking for intellectually curious people to join our science and clinical team. You will be a dynamic innovator and problem solver whose research can improve the lives of millions. We offer outstanding opportunities to capitalize on the groundbreaking spirit that is a part of our 140+ year heritage. Although we have enjoyed many successes, our greatest legacy is the millions of lives that are impacted by our continued focus and drive.

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD in a scientific field such as chemistry, biology, engineering or a subset of these areas.

Additional Skills

  • Strong technical skills and understanding of concepts associated with the appropriate technical field.

  • Ability to demonstrate key concepts through written and verbal communication.

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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.

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 (subject to applicable law).


At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!