Research Scientist-Virus Production-Vaccine Science & Technology

Lilly - Elanco (Fort Dodge, Iowa)
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Post Date: May 08, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Doctoral Level
Years Experience: 2+
Location: US - Iowa - Fort Dodge
Job Reference: 32453BR
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Member of the VS&T team facilitating the efficient and timely progression of R&D projects according to agreed budgets and milestones through the practical application of scientific expertise and project leadership skills.
Lead (or contribute as a functional representative assigned to) multi-disciplinary VS&T teams executing programs of work sponsored by the species teams.
Enable the timely progression of VS&T projects through the practical application of scientific expertise which may include planning, protocol and FSR preparation, hands-on laboratory work or training and supervision of others.
Actively support a culture of high accountability to the sponsor (Vaccine Species Teams) by role modelling Elanco values and behaviors.
Play an active role in ensuring a safe, compliant and productive working environment for all research associates.

PhD degree with 3 years or Master degree with 10 years of practical experience of virology and viral antigen production in the human or animal vaccine industry.

Good verbal and written communications skills
High personal ethical and quality standardsMS, PhD and or DVM.   
>3 years of experience working in veterinary vaccines R&D
Demonstrable subject matter expertise in virology and viral antigen production
Proven project leadership skills and strong interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of the vaccines regulatory environment in US and/or EU
Working knowledge of the USDA and GMP vaccines manufacturing environment

Reports to: Team Leader, VS&T
Direct reports: noneTech ladder eligible. Path and level consistent with current status of successful applicant
Fort Dodge, IA. Occasional travel (mainly US).
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.

Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana.

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