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Lilly Bioanalytical Scientist 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.

Lilly is investing heavily in groundbreaking research, establishing the Lilly Institute of New Genetics Medicine and the Biotechnology Research/ADME-PK group is looking for scientists to join in this effort. We are seeking dynamic, energetic, collaborative scientists to work on life-changing therapies for patients involving novel complex molecules including DNA and RNA-based technologies. You will have the opportunity to engage with diverse teams in a ‘biotech-like’ manner within the walls of Lilly where innovative ways of thinking are crucial to advance these genetic medicine platforms.

Our ADME team works seamlessly across analytical platforms to address the evolving bioanalytical challenges in discovery research. We seek highly motivated and dedicated scientists to join our fast-paced, interdisciplinary team. The successful applicant will have a working understanding of development and validation of bioanalytical methods and studies performed in an industrial setting. This role will interact with various project teams as it relates to ADME activities at Lilly. We look forward to seeing your application and having you on Team Lilly!

Our team supports all modalities including small molecules, oligonucleotides, peptides and biologics, across analytical platforms (e.g., ligand binding, LC-MS, PCR) and spans both discovery and development projects. Together, we ensure the delivery of the bioanalytical results needed to advance the Lilly portfolio. Are you ready to work in an innovative team and impact lives around the world? Apply today!


  • Provide bioanalytical support for the portfolio including complex method development and troubleshooting.

  • Address innovative bioanalytical challenges.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with discovery, non-clinical and clinical teams, as appropriate.

  • Collaborate with Procurement, Quality, and R&D Operations as needed.

  • Interact with internal customers and other partners on bioanalytical issues.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific field.

  • At least 2 years of analytical experience preferably performing quantitative ligand binding assays

Additional Preferences

  • 5 years or more of relevant experience in industry setting with strong work planning, record keeping, and data analysis skills.

  • Background in/experience with molecular biology techniques such as qRT-PCR

  • Experience in large molecule bioanalytical analysis including implementation of new techniques and troubleshooting assays.

  • Familiarity with related systems and applications (LIMS, regression analysis, basic statistics, pharmacokinetic analysis)

  • Understanding of the current FDA BMV guidance requirements and GLP regulations

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and initiative

  • Proficient written and spoken English language skills including effective verbal communication

  • Hands-on laboratory experience with large molecule bioanalytical methods/assays which may include:

  • Immunoassay method development

  • Anti-drug antibody method development

  • Immunoprecipitation methods

  • Platforms such as ELISA, MSD, Gyros, Singulex

  • Immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization method development

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