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Lilly Clinical Veterinarian 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.

Eli Lilly & Co. is seeking a Research Scientist-Clinical Veterinarian in the Department of Nonclinical Safety Assessment within the Division of Veterinary Resources. Veterinary Resources is a valued department within Lilly and this position will have significant access to resources, high visibility, and commensurate opportunities to influence development. We strive to maintain excellence and integrity in our research while innovating to drive forward the discovery of medicines that make life better for patients.

Do you have an interest in continuing a career in or pursuing lab animal medicine? This may be the ideal role. Apply today and join our team!


  • Work within a multifunctional team to provide scientific and clinical expertise for an AAALAC accredited laboratory animal program.

  • Administrative skills for handling multiple projects and leading cross functional teams.

  • Provide clinical and surgical support for in vivo research in Lilly Research Laboratories

  • Work closely with research scientists in the development and implementation of animal models.

  • Assist in development of protocols for review by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

  • Provide training for animal use personnel

  • Monitor and facilitate compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and guidelines related to the use of animals in research.

  • Other activities could include assessment of outsourcing facilities, internal training activities, review of animal use protocols and scientific leadership for animal models of pharmacology and toxicology.

Basic Qualifications

  • DVM or VMD with at least 1 year of clinical practice experience or post-graduate training

Additional preferred skills:

  • Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Indiana or acquire within 12 months of hire

  • Track record in comparative medicine research with an emphasis on pharmacology and toxicology.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities through utilization of good judgment and networking skills.

  • Ability to influence others (both cross-functionally and within the function) in order to create a positive working environment.

  • Highly motivated and self-directed with proven organizational skills and experience in self managing priorities and projects.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with positive and professional approach.

  • Detail oriented, flexible and willingness to work in complex environments.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Completion of a residency in laboratory animal medicine preferred.

  • ACLAM Board certification candidates preferred.

  • AAALAC site visit experience preferred.

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.

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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!