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Lilly Research Scientist-In vivo Electrophysiologist 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.

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. For more than 140 years, we have worked relentlessly to discover medicines that make life better. These discoveries start in Lilly Research Laboratories, where our scientists work to create new medicines that will help solve our world’s greatest health challenges.

We are seeking a highly motived scientist with a solid background in neurophysiology and electrophysiology to join our Pain Drug Discovery team. Are you a critical problem solver with a deep understanding of neurophysiology related to pain signaling pathways? You will be an integral part of multiple teams that are focused on developing novel medicines across broad neuropathy disorders. Therefore, the ability to interact collaboratively with research scientists with diverse expertise is important for this role.

We are diverse team looking to make an impact in the lives of patients worldwide. Consider joining our team if your experiences align with our needs below!


  • Ability to design, perform, analyze, and critically interpret in vivo electrophysiological experiments and data in rodent models of pain and neuropathy

  • Strong hands-on technical expertise using in vivo electrophysiology methods evaluating spinal and supraspinal centers important for pain processing and signaling

  • Additional experience with in vivo recordings of peripheral nerves is a strong plus

  • Identify, develop, and implement innovative approaches to add functional capabilities and gain new insights into disease biology, compound target engagement and pharmacodynamics

  • Act as a subject matter expert in researching new targets for the treatment of chronic pain and neuropathy

  • Present data and conclusions to research teams and leadership in a clear and compelling manner

  • Full compliance with all Lilly regulations, including understanding and following all Animal Care and Use protocols

If you have strong troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills, demonstrate attention to detail and ability to work both independently and in cross-functional teams apply today and become part of the Lilly family! We offer career development and support as well as a competitive benefit package that supports our employees in and outside of work.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, or related scientific field with postdoctoral training or experience preferred

  • Alternatively, a MS in Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, or related scientific field with a minimum of 5 years industry experience

Additional Skills / Preferences:

  • Demonstrated expertise in research as evidenced by an excellent peer reviewed publication record

  • Experience in pain/neuropathy biology

  • Demonstrated in vivo necropsy experience

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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!