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Research Scientist-Companion Animal Vaccine Development Leader - United States  

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Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

Research Scientist-Companion Animal Vaccine Development Leader
Fort Dodge
United States

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.

Responsible for development of global companion animal vaccines from positive proof of concept to registration. Accountable for the timely progression of assigned R&D projects through all stages of gate promotion process via leveraging effective project leadership skills, Clinical development skills and technical development expertise.
  • Serve as Product Development Leader for designated R&D projects: Collaborate effectively with Research & External innovation, Vaccine Science & Technology (Technical development) and Regulatory partners to execute assigned R&D projects.
  • Responsible for defining the scope and supporting on-time delivery of vaccine R&D technical development and clinical development assigned to colleagues in the Vaccine Science & Technology, global operations and external partners.
  • Lead preparation of project stage gate promotions.
  • Contribute in preparation of clinical study reports as co-author or author and review.
  • Contribute in the preparation of regulatory submissions.
  • Set clear goals and objectives for the project team and hold self and others accountable.
  • Influence and motivate project team members to push for the “slightly impossible”.
  • Master degree with 10 years of experience or PhD and or DVM with 3 years of experience in leading multi-disciplinary vaccine development teams in the animal health industry.
  • A good practical understanding of USDA and EU regulations relating to development of all aspects of veterinary vaccines.
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively across functions and provide leadership through influence.PhD and or DVM with >10 years of experience of leading companion Animal vaccine development project teams in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry
  • Significant experience of leading multi-disciplinary international Companion animal vaccine product development team.
  • Practical understanding of GLP and GCP regulations as they apply to study design and regulatory compliance
  • Expert level understanding of USDA and EU regulations relating to development of all aspects of companion animal veterinary vaccines.
  • Reports to CA Vaccine Director: Mayur Patel
  • Direct reports: NoneFort Dodge, IA. 10 to 20 % travel
  • 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.