Principal Research Scientist- Enzyme
Company Overview ?? ?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.?Responsibilities ???It is expected that this individual will deliver multifaceted outcomes through strong teamwork at the Gaithersburg laboratories, and by building a network of collaborators, consultants and TPO?s/CRO?s.? Responsibilities include working within the Elanco organization to determine priorities, strategic interests, and the identification of opportunities to meet high value unmet needs of our industry.? This will include collaborating closely with a broad cross section of colleagues including from New Products Planning, Global Marketing, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Legal, Product Development, Acquisitions, and Business DevelopmentKey Objectives/Deliverables:Provide technical expertise and sound scientific approach for developing enzyme? production technology, product effectiveness, safety, manufacturability, market value, mechanism of action,? intellectual property rights.? Contribute to product development and registration study designs.Provide technical expertise and leadership towards the identification and evaluation of new technology opportunities and contract research facilities/partners.? Development of strategic alliances with CRO?s/TPO?s and external partners that will enhance the efficiency in execution of technology reviews and product evaluations/registrations.? Work with Elanco/Lilly quality organizations to be compliant with Elanco policies and industry regulations.Deliver high quality technology reviews, reports, recommendation to Research Management on whether or not to invest in a given technology as well as communication of outcomes to Third Party Organizations (TPO).Demonstrate wide networking and partnering ability both internally and externally.? Coordinate and leverage external partners and/or consultants when needed.? Effectively communicate and collaborate with customers as needed.Effectively work/interact with peers within the enzyme team and other Elanco groups.Critical participant in meetings that drive strategy and outcomes.Demonstrate vision and apply knowledge/expertise in a manner that influences direction/decisions internally and externallyBasic Qualifications ?? ?PhD degree7 years research experience in microbial genetics or molecular biologyAdditional Skills/Preferences ?? ???? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills??? An exceptional scientist with a good record of accomplishments and problem solving??? Expertise with the latest methods of molecular biology and genetics, and synthetic biology??? Knowledge of genomics and or proteomics software??? Knowledge in high throughput screening??? Knowledge in enzymology, biochemistry, and immunology??? Understanding of the fermentation industry, market needs and potential market value??? Understanding animal production industries and problems??? Knowledge of uses for enzymes and other additives??? Experience interacting with Third Party Organizations and Contract Research Organizations??? Expertise in genomics, proteomics,??? Expertise with microbial genetics and microbiology??? Knowledge in fermentation technology??? Knowledge in downstream protein/enzyme processing??? Knowledge in protein product formulation??? Expertise in immunology, particularly in GIT and interaction with nutrition and growth??? Understanding of animal disease and nutrition interactions??? Project Management experienceAdditional Information ?? ?Domestic/International travel (5- 25%) as requiredLilly 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.???????????????????????? ??Removal Date ?? ?10-Mar-2017?Apply for this job.