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Sr. Technical Development Scientist - Veterinary Vaccines


Last Updated: 6/03/24

Job Description

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.

Position Summary:

The Sr. Technical Development Scientist - Veterinary Vaccines is responsible for driving analytical methods development for bacterial and viral veterinary vaccines. The incumbent will work closely with senior scientists to execute experiments and deliver experimental results and reports in a timely fashion.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Bacterial and viral quantitation methods execution (CFU and virus titration).
  • Protein quantitation, purification, and characterization.
  • Aseptic techniques and small-scale cell culture.
  • Assay optimization studies
  • Familiarity with automated laboratory equipment.
  • Executing study protocols.
  • Proper documentation of all laboratory work.
  • Effective communication of study results.
  • Prepare SOP’s/ working procedures

Additional Responsibilities

  • Conduct SDS-Page and Western Blotting experiments.
  • ELISA experiments execution.
  • General laboratory upkeep and maintenance

Minimum Qualification (education, experience and/or training, required certifications):

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline (virology, immunology, molecular biology, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry) with 3-5 years of experience
  • MS degree in a relevant scientific discipline with 0-3 years of experience.
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment.

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

Company Details

Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) is a global leader in animal health dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, creating value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders, and society as a whole. With nearly 70 years of animal health heritage, we are committed to helping our customers improve the health...