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Lilly Associate Scientist - ADME 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.

It's an exciting time to be a part of Team Lilly! Our ADME group is growing, and we are looking for hardworking scientists to join us. Lilly is seeking a laboratory associate to contribute to the creation and operation of an ADME in vitro screening laboratory that will be integral to the advancement of our small molecule discovery portfolio. You will help develop and implement high-throughput in vitro assays optimized to speed data delivery. The successful candidate will have in vitro assay and automation skills and use these to impact our research and ultimately our therapies.

Do you have basic knowledge of properties and/or enzyme systems responsible for absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of xenobiotics? We need someone who has experience with high throughput automation platforms.


  • Assist in crafting an ADME in vitro laboratory which includes collaborations with facilities, health and safety and technical experts.

  • Lead the implementation of high throughput automation to optimize data turnaround

  • Contribute to or develop, validate, and/or implement in vitro enzymatic assays and methods including, but not limited to, CYP P450 inhibition, plasma stability, solubility, and microsomal clearance.

  • Responsible for the automation, conduct, analysis, interpretation, documentation and/or reporting of studies.

  • Evaluate and implement new technologies and digital solutions to optimize productivity.

  • Perform administrative tasks associated with laboratory safety, maintenance, and operation.

  • Serve as QC/QR reviewer for data notebooks and documents

Basic Qualifications:

BS degree with minimum 3 years of relevant experience in biology, pharmacology, chemistry, or related field

Additional skills/preferences:

  • Experience in cell culture of mammalian cell lines

  • Ability to rapidly learn new concepts and to work independently to develop assays/methods.

  • Strong written, oral communication and project management skills

  • Demonstrated results/experience in work on interdisciplinary teams.

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