Overview

As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals’ lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco’s promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.

Associate Scientist R&D – Technical Development is responsible supporting veterinary vaccine development activities involving bacterial propagation, antigen extraction, concentration, formulation, and basic analytical methods associated with veterinary vaccines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Preparing laboratory areas and equipment for study activities
  • Contribute to study designs and interpretation of results
  • Executing study protocols involving bacterial culturing, downstream processing and vaccine formulation
  • Proper documentation of all laboratory work
  • Effect communication of study results
  • General laboratory upkeep and maintenance

Basic Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline (Chemical Engineering, Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Bioprocessing)
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment
  • Good documentation practices
  • Media and solution preparation
  • Understanding of microbial physiology and growth optimization
  • Operation and maintenance of basic laboratory instrumentation
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States.  Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B, or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Preferences:

  • Proficiency with aseptic procedures
  • Protein concentration and purification techniques and related equipment
  • Experience with biohazardous organisms
  • Proficiency with Design of Experiments tools
  • Experience in developing animal health products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of the relevant regulations for animal health product development

Elanco 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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