Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


Patients are at the heart of everything we do at Loxo Oncology, and we continue to be motivated by our goal of improving the lives of people living with cancer. We pursue this goal with a tenacity, focus, and commitment to excellence that defines who we are and how we work.

We seek dedicated, passionate, hardworking, intelligent, thoughtful, and authentic individuals who thrive within a collaborative and fast-paced environment and will bring their experiences, unique perspectives and problem-solving skills to the team. In return, we cultivate an environment that rewards and recognizes hard work and provides opportunities for learning and growth as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.

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Position:
Accounts Payable Coordinator-Contract role (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Business Operations
Location:
Stamford, CT
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The A/P Coordinator position is full-time, temporary role that reports to the Associate Manager, Purchasing. (S)he will ensure that invoices, purchase orders, payments, and other company expenses are processed accurately and timely, and that excellent relationships are maintained with our vendors and functional internal leads. This individual must possess great attention to detail, meticulous organization skills, and a strong desire and ability to work within a dynamic, fast-paced environment with the expectations of the role consistently growing and expanding. The role will be responsible for but not limited to the items listed below.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Responsible for reviewing invoices delivered to the invoice inbox  
  • Record invoices and credits into P2P Coupa System
  • Compare incoming invoicing against contracts and purchase orders to ensure accuracy
  • Respond to “RUSH” requests with a sense of urgency as needed
  • Review invoice calculations, timesheets, expenses, sales tax etc.
  • Ensure payments are made in accordance with vendor terms
  • Identify and document NON-COMPLIANT invoices
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies directly with vendors & maintaining good vendor relations
  • Assist with 1099 process and vendor maintenance
  • Distribute invoices to requestors for payment authorization 
  • Assist with current AP workflow and provide input to ensure process is increasingly efficient
  • Vendor maintenance support including adding & updating info and cleansing of data
  • Ensure W9 or W8BEN for is received for all vendors
  • Assist in preparation of weekly Amex ACH as well as wires
  • Assist in weekly payment selection  
  • Maintain excellent communication and relationships with key stakeholders
  • Assist with quarterly accruals
  • Follow SOX internal controls and process established
  • Ad hoc reporting and related projects, as requested
Required Qualifications and Background
  • 5+ years in accounts payable or relevant Finance experience within a SOX controlled environment
  • Biotech, startup, or pharmaceutical experience a plus
  • Experience with any SaaS (cloud based) accounting systems such as Coupa or Ariba a plus
  • Degree in accounting a plus
  • Experience and ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong organizational skills with amazing attention to detail
  • Strong IT acumen with ability to work across multiple platforms and paperless AP environments
Available locations for this role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Remote
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. 
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Associate Director, Diagnostic Medical Affairs
Function:
Diagnostic Medical Affairs
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Associate Director, Diagnostic Medical Affairs will provide input to diagnostic strategy and support execution of that strategy for assigned precision medicine product launches. This role has specific focus on identifying unmet medical needs and barriers to adoption of clinical biomarker testing for the program disease states. Strategic planning and execution will include but is not limited to planning educational needs, publication planning, thought leader engagement, and internal cross functional alignment with business unit teams. As part of the Loxo Oncology at Lilly global medical affairs team, the Associate Director will focus on understanding the diagnostic testing environment and building plans to address identified gaps which may impact adoption or utilization of biomarker tests. The Associate Director Medical Affairs may help to inform diagnostic development strategy as well as support launch strategy for biomarker testing. The Associate Medical Director provides expertise to a variety of diagnostic focused tasks and utilizes their expertise in clinical diagnostics and companion diagnostics to establish strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Additionally, the Associate Director will provide cross functional support to address business needs of the development, clinical and commercial teams as it relates to diagnostic testing.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Support the development and implementation of the diagnostic Medical Affairs launch strategy for assigned programs.
  • Work closely and in synergy with diagnostic development teams as well as therapeutic medical affairs team.
  • Communicate diagnostic and therapeutic market trends which may impact biomarker testing.
  • Support companion diagnostic development timelines associated with assigned programs.
  • Serve as Loxo Oncology’s scientific representative to the pathology, diagnostic and medical communities; facilitate the appropriate exchange of scientific information.
  • Participate and support advisory boards and steering committees.
  • Provide support through development and/or review of field based diagnostic educational and promotional materials for scientific accuracy.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • MD with formal Training in Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology – Anatomic Pathology eligible or certified; OR PhD with 3+ years’ pathology, in vitro diagnostic development or clinical diagnostic laboratory experience in oncology. 
  • Strong knowledge of pathology laboratory clinical diagnostic testing processes, regulatory oversight, technologies and methods used.
  • Ability to apply diagnostic medical experience and knowledge to business needs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications. Proficient with evaluating and reporting complex scientific and clinical data and translating them into simple messages. Quick understanding of a disease landscape. 
  • Must have proven experience working in a matrixed environment and be an effective collaborator. 
  • Self-directed and proactive individual with ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, dynamic environment with high performing colleagues 
  • Comfortable executing on multiple projects independently. 
  • Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise.  
  • Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual contributor 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to gain respect and influence and to build lasting relationships with internal colleagues as well as external thought leaders within the diagnostics community.
  • Ability to critically review current Dx literature, providing relevance to our products and markets.
  • Planning and organizational ability as well as budget management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Hematologic cancer diagnostic tests in pathology
  • Experience with both anatomic and molecular pathology laboratories and test methods
  • Experience and knowledge of IVD and CDx market, regulatory processes and reimbursement
  • Prior direct management experience
  • Experience interacting with pathologists and pathology laboratories
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office dutiesThis role requires up to 40% travel primarily to US offices but also with global travel for international business meetings several times per year.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a home office.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $135,300 to $198,516 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Associate Director, Discovery Biology
Function:
Target Discovery
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Discovery Biology team will be part of a multi-disciplinary effort focused on bringing forward innovative cancer drug therapies. The Discovery Biology Associate Director will be responsible for leading a research team to identify the next generation of molecular targets for cancer therapeutics. Experience in either functional genomics or chemical biology is required. The Associate Director will lead the discovery and early validation of oncology targets through close collaborations with other discovery and translational functions. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Lead cross-functional teams that will be responsible for novel target discovery and validation including Discovery Biology team members in SSF and NYC
  • Supervise and mentor PhD and non-PhD scientists engaged in target identification and validation to think deeply and work creatively while delivering excellent scientific results and insights to the project teams and their colleagues
  • Develop and implement strategies that will enable Discovery Biology team members to continually advance internal drug development efforts through our discovery, clinical and research programs
  • Innovate technologies and methods to advance our discovery projects particularly in the area of gene editing/functional genomics and or chemical biology
  • Engage leaders across Loxo Oncology at Lilly to identify, credential, and advance new targets and serve as a liaison for the Discovery Biology team and the company at large
  • Contribute to due diligence evaluation of external opportunities
  • Mentor post-doctoral fellows
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in systems biology, molecular & cellular biology, chemical biology, or related field
  • Minimum of 5-10 years research experience following post-doctoral training with prior experience in target discovery/credentialing and cancer biology in the biotech or pharma setting
  • Extensive experience in the areas of cancer biology and cancer genomics
  • Demonstrated track record of success in leveraging functional genomics or chemical biology platforms
  • Demonstrated evidence for the ability to partner with computational biologists to leverage systems-scale datasets
  • Expertise in designing and commissioning studies using a variety of research tools in cancer cell lines and murine models of cancer
  • Experience in leading PhD level scientists
  • Outstanding communication, writing, and presentation skills is a must
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills
  • Provide strategic input to target identification and validation strategy to leadership team
  • Ability to collaborate, lead, and influence others
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Hands on experience executing functional genomics screens or deploying chemical biology tools
  • Experience working with external CROs to optimize internal/external resources
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties and some laboratory work. Some light lifting, and maneuvering may be required.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office and laboratory environment.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Associate Director, Discovery Biology
Function:
Target Discovery
Location:
New York, NY
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Discovery Biology team will be part of a multi-disciplinary effort focused on bringing forward innovative cancer drug therapies. The Discovery Biology Associate Director will be responsible for leading a research team to identify the next generation of molecular targets for cancer therapeutics. Experience in either functional genomics or chemical biology is required. The Associate Director will lead the discovery and early validation of oncology targets through close collaborations with other discovery and translational functions. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Lead cross-functional teams that will be responsible for novel target discovery and validation including Discovery Biology team members in SSF and NYC
  • Supervise and mentor PhD and non-PhD scientists engaged in target identification and validation to think deeply and work creatively while delivering excellent scientific results and insights to the project teams and their colleagues
  • Develop and implement strategies that will enable Discovery Biology team members to continually advance internal drug development efforts through our discovery, clinical and research programs
  • Innovate technologies and methods to advance our discovery projects particularly in the area of gene editing/functional genomics and or chemical biology
  • Engage leaders across Loxo Oncology at Lilly to identify, credential, and advance new targets and serve as a liaison for the Discovery Biology team and the company at large
  • Contribute to due diligence evaluation of external opportunities
  • Mentor post-doctoral fellows
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in systems biology, molecular & cellular biology, chemical biology, or related field
  • Minimum of 5-10 years research experience following post-doctoral training with prior experience in target discovery/credentialing and cancer biology in the biotech or pharma setting
  • Extensive experience in the areas of cancer biology and cancer genomics
  • Demonstrated track record of success in leveraging functional genomics or chemical biology platforms
  • Demonstrated evidence for the ability to partner with computational biologists to leverage systems-scale datasets
  • Expertise in designing and commissioning studies using a variety of research tools in cancer cell lines and murine models of cancer
  • Experience in leading PhD level scientists
  • Outstanding communication, writing, and presentation skills is a must
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills
  • Provide strategic input to target identification and validation strategy to leadership team
  • Ability to collaborate, lead, and influence others
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Hands on experience executing functional genomics screens or deploying chemical biology tools
  • Experience working with external CROs to optimize internal/external resources
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties and some laboratory work. Some light lifting, and maneuvering may be required.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office and laboratory environment.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Associate Director/Director, Data Management - Clinical Pharmacology (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Clinical Data Management
Location:
Stamford, CT
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This role is responsible for oversight of all Clinical Pharmacology healthy subject studies conducted by or on behalf of Loxo Oncology at Lilly.  This will include, but not limited to the following responsibilities: direct report supervision, DM mentorship, data collection strategy, data flow management, transfer management, maintaining a high degree of data quality and integrity and any other activities pursuant to study execution per policy and protocol. 
 
This individual will manage and mentor study level lead data managers.  This role will also work closely with program leads from cross functional groups including, but limited too, Clinical Trial Managers, Biostatistics, medical monitors.  This role is also responsible for DM vendor management, contract reviews and relationships to ensure vendor tasks and responsibilities are in compliance with standard operating procedures and regulatory agency guidelines. This role ensures all Data Management activities stay within full compliance of Loxo regulatory and legal policies.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Represents CDM from a strategic planning and execution capacity in development team meetings.
  • Lead and implement process development for Clin Pharm study execution activities.
  • Provide oversight of CRO and associated activities and responsibilities for study start-up, conduct and close-out.
  • Participate in Request for Proposal engagements with vendors in cooperation with cross-functional representatives.
  • Contribute to the evaluation of RFPs, subsequent bid defenses and the eventual selection of vendor partners.
  • Proactively identifies potential program and delivery issues/risks and recommends/ implements solutions.
  • Creation of data management timelines used to coordinate and synchronize deliverables with the overall program and efficacy study timelines.
  • Manage a team within the CDM Clin Pharm group including day to day operations, resource and study allocation, and career development.
  • Understand and influence CDM resourcing strategies to meet the current program/study needs.
  • Develop and ensure that deep knowledge of internal, external and regulatory requirements/expectations are understood, well communicated and applied to data deliverables.
  • Effectively apply knowledge of applicable internal, external and regulatory requirements/expectations (MHRA, FDA, ICH, GCP, PhRMA, Privacy, etc) to data collection, validation and CDM documents.
  • Continually seek and implement means of improving processes to reduce cycle time, study costs as well as a decrease work effort.
  • Lead/Sponsor CDM department-level improvement initiatives.
  • Evaluate and engage CRO/service providers for all studies and relationships, as needed.
  • Work with partners to increase vendor/partner efficiencies.
  • Monitors the progress of all data management activities on all studies to ensure project timelines are met.
  • Performs any and all other tasks and activities as requested.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, math, computer science or related field required. Master’s degree in life sciences, math, computer science or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 10+ years’ clinical data management experience. 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ Oncology/Hematology experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ direct report experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of drug development processes.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively partner/influence cross functionally to deliver results.
  • Thorough and broad knowledge of data management processes, including EDC and interactive voice response system (IVRS)experience.
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines such as GCP, 21 CFR Part 11 etc.
  • Knowledge of study data tabulation model (SDTM, ADaM, CDISC).
  • Must have excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills and a proven ability to work on multiple projects at any given time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to stay abreast of trends and new information in the profession.
Additional Preferences
  • Managing or Oversight of healthy subject clinical pharmacology studies.
  • Sponsor experience preferred.
  • Recent submission experience preferred (FDA, EMA, PMDA, etc).
Available locations for this role
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Remote- US based
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. This position will travel occasionally; up to 20% with some variation based upon the demands of the business imperatives.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office setting.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Bioinformatics Engineer/Senior Bioinformatics Engineer (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Discovery Bioinformatics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Bioinformatics Engineer to join our Discovery Bioinformatics group. The successful candidate will build informatics solutions using high-performance computing and cloud technology multidimensional clinical and preclinical -omics data. They will provide the engineering leadership to build creative solutions to challenging data problems.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • The successful candidate will have a flexible, learning mindset to design and deliver scientific databases, create workflows to process and analyze high-dimensional data. This will include development of self-service analytics tools to enable and facilitate the real-time analysis of scientific data within our research community. This position will lead local and off-shore engineering teams to deliver informatics solutions focused on data accessibility, quality, and reproducibility.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of software development experience, including experience in computer science, bioinformatics or other applied science
  • Documented track record delivering and deploying large-scale informatics production solutions in the cloud using AWS/Azure and Docker
  • Experience implementing bioinformatics pipelines using scalable cloud solutions. Familiarity with Nextflow, Snakemake, or WDL/Cromwell a plus.
  • Understanding of NGS technology, and downstream -omics data analysis (RNAseq, ATACseq, ChIPseq, etc.).
  • Familiarity with designing, maintaining and implementing relational databases. Experience with NoSQL databases a plus
  • Proficiency in working within a Linux/Unix environment
  • High-level understanding of full-stack web development including implementing RESTful web services with Javascript and related languages
  • Strong scripting abilities using Python, Perl, Go, Javascript or any other related programming language
Available Locations for this role
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • New York City, NY
  • US Based- Remote

Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $89,750 to $131672 for a senior scientist and $103,200 to $151,423 for a Principal Scientist and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Biostatistician
Function:
Biostatistics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This position will serve as study statistician for Phase 1-3 oncology studies to support NDA submissions as well as coordinating activities with other functional groups to ensure timeliness and quality of study deliverables. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Assist data management staff in the design of case report forms; review of study database structures, data management plan, edit check specifications, and manual data review listing specifications; write additional data check specifications.
  • Develop and review statistical analysis plans, including the definitions of derived variables, structure and content of analysis datasets, statistical analyses, and the design of templates for statistical tables, figures, and listings for clinical study reports.
  • Direct and conduct statistical analyses and interprets results of analyses for assigned studies. Maintain consistent analytical approaches and reporting formats within and across studies.
  • Understand and utilize SAS as well as other statistical software packages. As needed, write programs to select/retrieve/manipulate/edit/analyze data.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of statistical analyses conducted for assigned studies. Research and apply new statistical procedures as needed.
  • Prepare statistical summary reports as needed. Write and/or review the statistical sections of protocols and clinical study reports. Review draft protocols and clinical study reports.
  • Document and archive analysis and programming work to ensure a complete audit trail. Create and maintain biostatistics files for each assigned study.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and study teams, including data management personnel, statistical programmers, clinical research personnel and corporate partners.
  • Participate in study meetings as needed.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • MS or PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics or related field with 0-2 (with PhD) or 1-3 (with MS) years of experience in biotech/pharmaceutical industry or medical research setting as a statistician or statistical analyst
  • Oncology experience is highly preferred
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team setting
  • Able to collaborate effectively with internal and external study teams to meet project timelines.
  • Good interpersonal and project management skills are essential.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Clinical Contracts Manager (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Clinical Operations
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Clinical Contracts Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of vendor selection / contracting, site contracting, and negotiation / execution of other required agreements (e.g. LOIs) in support of the clinical development plan. This role requires the ability to solve complex problems that require ingenuity, innovation, and creativity as well as experience working with clinical research phases I-IV.  The ability to collaborate with other clinical contracts team members, clinical trial teams, investigational sites and vendors is imperative. 

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Collaborate with clinical trial teams and other internal stakeholders, vendors and investigational sites to support timely study start-up to meet departmental and organizational goals.
  • Key vendor selection and contracting responsibilities include:
  • Develop study level budget based on CRO benchmark data
  • Manage the formulation of request for information (RFI) and request for proposals (RFP) for clinical services including bidding process
  • Contract and budget negotiation
  • Manage the development and execution of Vendor Master Agreements and Scope of Work (SOWs)
  • PO generation and management
  • Ongoing contract management (e.g. spend, change orders)
  • Key site contracting responsibilities include:
  • Develop patient/site level budget templates based on benchmark data
  • Manage the development and execution of Master Clinical Trial Agreements (MCTAs) and Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs)
  • Ongoing contract management (e.g. amendments) 
  • Manage the development and execution of other agreements as needed.
  • When required, act as liaison between clinical service groups (SMO, CRO), legal and clinical trial teams for outsourced trials.
  • Manage the negotiation efforts to resolve complex and “deal breaker” issues with external parties.
  • Develop contract concepts and techniques and solve complex contractual problems that require ingenuity, innovation, and creativity.  
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BS degree in business administration, finance, science or related field or equivalent on the job experience may be considered; advanced degree a plus.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in pharmaceutical services with 2+ years of contract management and/or study start-up activities including contract negotiations and management
  • High degree of organizational, analytical, and team management skills.
  • Ability to handle complex budgets.
  • Computer literacy with document and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to work on complex, multi-faceted projects.
  • Proven negotiation skills and vast knowledge of clinical trial agreements. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals within and across functions/teams; Strong collaborator.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Detail oriented and well organized.
  • Good and thoughtful listener.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to improve processes and overcome any inefficiencies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.
Available locations for this role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • US Based-Remote
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Clinical Data Specialist/Senior Clinical Data Specialist (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Clinical Data Management
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Data Management Support position is responsible for performing clinical data management tasks from study start-up through eTMF archiving as directed by the study Lead Data Manager (LDM). This individual collaborates with the cross-functional study team to develop Sponsor clinical data review listings,  perform Sponsor Data Manager data review/cleaning, post and QC data transfers to and from Loxo, generate and report on study data metrics, and draft the Sponsor Data Management Plans for LDM review. The Data Management Support position ensures all actions are in full compliance with Loxo standard operating procedures (SOP) and regulatory agency guidelines. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Assists the Sponsor LDM to provide day to day support of Data Management (DM) services, including but not limited to the following tasks.
  • Partners with Contract Research Organization (CRO) DM for tracking and reporting on vendor data completeness and cleanliness.
  • Generates and distributes study data metric reports and data review listings which may include Excel pivot tables, algorithms, or VLOOKUP.
  • May be requested to perform oversight of vendor data including timeline development, PowerPoint slide development and presentation, and data trends reporting.
  • Communicate complex issues clearly through multiple media methods including email, instant message, text, telephone, and video phone.
  • May develop low-complexity data listings from Electronic Data Capture (EDC), JReview, or other reporting tool.
  • Drafts specifications for medium to high-complexity listings and reports.
  • Performs data review as directed by the LDM.
  • Vendor data transfer management
  • Drafts Sponsor DM documents such as Data Transfer Specifications (DTS), Data Management Plan (DMP), EDC design specifications, edit check specifications (ECS), Data Snapshot Requirements Plan, et al.
  • Performs Sponsor DM review of CRO generated Data Management documents such as:  CRF completion guidelines, DMP, data reconciliation plans, ECS or any other document as assigned by the LDM.
  • Performs Sponsor user acceptance testing (UAT) of EDC, reports, listings, data integrations, et al.
  • Works in partnership with CRO and DM Vendor representatives to ensure DM services timelines are transparent and on-track.
  • Attends internal, vendor, and CRO meetings as directed by the LDM.
  • Performs any and all other tasks and activities as requested.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, math, computer science or related field required.
  • Minimum of two years’ clinical data management experience. 
  • Oncology research experience is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in MS Project is preferred.
  • Experience with web-based EDC, clinical data management systems and industry wide thesauri, such as MedDRA and WHO Drug.
  • Experience with Veeva EDC is preferred.
  • Excellent time management skills and a proven ability to work on multiple projects at any given time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Available to assist the study team to achieve important data deliverables across Pacific and Eastern Time Zone.
  • Self-driven and high achieving while maintaining a focus on quality in all aspects of work.
Available locations for this role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • US Based-Remote
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. This position will travel occasionally; the average travel for this position is infrequent (<10%) with some variation based upon the demands of the business imperatives.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in the employee’s home office.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Clinical Lab Associate/Sr. Clinical Lab Associate
Function:
Clinical Operations
Location:
Stamford, CT
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This role will be responsible for supporting the planning, execution, and monitoring of clinical bioanalytical activities for advancing drug candidates from initial clinical testing through the lifecycle of the candidate. This role will serve as the main point of contact between third-party vendors and Loxo Oncology at Lilly(LO@LLY)/ Lilly for operational oversight of sample management plans, sample tracking and issue resolution related to clinical bioanalytical work.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position:
  • Provide guidance, support, and oversight of delivery and operational performance of services supplied by clinical bioanalytical vendors
  • Facilitate communication between clinical bioanalytical vendors and LO@LLY/Lilly study team members and scientific staff and internal business partners (Business and Clinical Operations, ADME/PK scientists etc.)
  • Coordinate between LO@LLY/Lilly study team members and scientific staff and clinical bioanalytical vendors for delivery of samples according to timelines and expectations outlined in the protocol, contract and scope of work documents, ensuring operational and quality metrics are being achieved
  • Manage and escalate any operational and scientific issues related to the delivery of trial specific assays to key business partners and drive to resolution
  • Review proposals and invoices, and partner with Clinical Contracting/Business Operations for contract completion, purchase order execution, and invoice payment authorization
  • Provide project management, oversight, and coordination across multiple bioanalytical and laboratory vendors, when applicable
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain internal tracking tools for sample management and data deliverables to ensure timely delivery of bioanalytical work across all programs
  • Future opportunities may exist to expand role to other clinical laboratory activities.
Required Qualifications and Background:
  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific area or health care field and minimum of 2-4 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry for the and clinical research for the Clinical Lab Associate role, and 5+ years of experience for the Senior Clinical Lab Associate Role.
  • Experience with project management, third party oversight and/or bioanalytical sciences preferred.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, and ability to influence team members, third parties and stakeholders without direct positional authority to identify novel, efficient and effective ways of implementing the work
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative work style, including the ability to provide leadership and promote teamwork among individuals with diverse styles
  • Demonstrated strong self-management and organizational skills; able to manage multiple priorities and appropriately network across a wide variety of functional components, and business partners
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; able to communicate clearly and succinctly with team members, functional leaders, and vendors to deliver results
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of common practices and delivery of work with a mindset to optimize, simplify or alter, to streamline and minimize burden
  • Broad understanding of pharmaceutical drug development process and experience in the planning and conduct of clinical research
Available locations for this role:
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • US Based-Remote
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties
Travel required, as needed (5-10%)
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office/remote based
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $78,000 to $114,498 for a Clinical Lab Associate and $89,750 to $131,672 for a Sr. Clinical Lab Associate and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.
 

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Clinical Research Associate/Sr. Clinical Research Associate (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Clinical Operations
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Clinical Research Associate / Senior CRA in collaboration with the Clinical Trial Manager and/or other operational leadership, contributes to the operational execution of clinical studies to ensure delivery on time, within budget, and of high quality in compliance with ICH/GCP, Regulatory Authorities’ regulations/guidelines, and applicable SOPs/WPs.  Responsibilities may include participation on one or more cross-functional study team(s) and/or performance and quality oversight of Contract Research Organization (CRO) teams and other vendors.
 
 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Provide operational input on development, management and maintenance of study deliverables [i.e. timelines, study plans, documents, etc.] through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to deliverables within study, drive to solutions across a multi-functional study team.
  • Anticipate and resolve key technical operational problems with multi-functional study team; evaluate and determine issues that require escalation.
  • Use performance metrics and quality indicators to assist with driving study execution.
  • Manage the monitoring visit report review process in order to maintain oversight of clinical monitoring quality and adherence to protocol and established processes and plans.
  • Support Health Authority inspections and CQA audits as required. 
  • Ensure completeness & accuracy of the required data in study management tools including clinical trial management systems, patient enrollment forecasting, etc.
  • Provide proactive identification of potential risks and development/implementation of actions to avoid or mitigate.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external partners/stakeholders including both vendors and investigational sites.
  • Collaborate with vendors and other study team members regarding study specific issues and follow through to resolution.
  • Assist in the creation and review of study documents, including but not limited to the Protocol, Informed Consent Form (ICF) and other patient facing materials and assist in updating these study documents as needed.  The CRA may have opportunities to lead creation/updates/review of study documents, as agreed upon with assigned Clinical Trial Manager or Clinical Operations leadership.
  • Participate in vendor specification development and management/oversight.  Vendor oversight activities may include responsibility for specific tasks associated with oversight (ie, review of monitoring visit reports generated by CRO) or may opportunities to lead the overall management of a specific vendor (ie, travel vendor), as agreed upon with assigned Clinical Trial Manager or Clinical Operations leadership.
  • Management of TMF set-up, ongoing quality review, and final reconciliation.
  • In conjunction with Drug Supply Management, manage shipment and reconciliation of Investigational Product (IP) at study and site level as needed.
  • Liaise as needed with CRO and investigative sites to ensure clinical trial data is captured and resolved as required.
  • Contribute to data review/cleaning of clinical data as needed and as defined by study plans.
  • Actively contribute during study meetings including presenting as a subject matter expert as well as generating and distributing study team agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Contribute to development / coordination of study training and study training materials for study team, investigational sites, and vendors. 
  • Contribute to oversight of the required country regulatory (e.g. CTA, MoH) and country/site IRB/IEC submissions/approvals/notifications.
  • Assist with the collection of various study documents such as country/site insurance, CSR appendices, etc.
  • Assist with Investigator Meeting coordination and planning.
  • In addition to all activities listed, Senior CRAs must be able to manage larger, more complex deliverables within a clinical trial with minimal oversight.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BA/BS Degree in a relevant discipline with 2-4 years’ experience in the clinical trial environment required (inclusive of site level or other relevant experience) for Clinical Research Associate level; direct sponsor and/or CRO experience or 5+ years relevant non-sponsor or CRO experience required for Senior CRA level.
  • Knowledge of ICH/GCP and regulatory guidelines/directives.
  • Demonstrates analytical approach and anticipation of problems.
  • Identifies gaps and provides constructive feedback and solutions.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and prioritize assignments from multiple sources.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral; proficiency in English.
  • Strong knowledge of MS applications including (but not limited to) MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of study tools including electronic system skills such as CTMS/ EDC/ IRT/ eTMF.
  • Knowledge of drug development process. Proactively shares information, ideas, input, and/or expertise with team members. Demonstrates concern for high quality outcomes.
  • Responds flexibly to changing business demands and opportunities, proactively looking for ways to contribute.
Available locations for this role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • US Based-Remote
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. Up to 25% travel may be required.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $78,000 to $114,498 for a Clinical Research Associate and $89,750 to $131,672 for a Sr. Clinical Research Associate and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.
 



*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Clinical Trial Manager/Senior Clinical Trial Manager (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Clinical Operations
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Clinical Trial Manager / Senior Clinical Trial Manager will manage one (or more) clinical studies including leading the planning, organization, and coordination of all operational aspects of the clinical study from protocol development through database lock / study closure;  ensure delivery on time, within budget, and of high quality in compliance with ICH/GCP, Regulatory Authorities’ regulations/guidelines, and applicable SOPs/WPs; Provide operational leadership on cross-functional study team(s) and performance and quality oversight of Contract Research Organization (CRO) teams and other vendors.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Provide operational leadership on development, management and maintenance of study deliverables [i.e. timelines, study plans, documents, etc.] through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead and manage the execution of clinical trials, drive to solutions across a multi-functional study team.
  • Anticipate and resolve complex and key technical, operational or business problems with multi-functional study team; evaluate and determine issues that require escalation.
  • Use performance metrics and quality indicators to drive study execution.
  • Support Health Authority inspections and CQA audits as required, including driving inspection/audit readiness through life of study. 
  • Manage study team and/or CRO to ensure completeness & accuracy of the required data in study management tools including clinical trial management systems, patient enrollment forecasting, etc.
  • Proactively identify potential risks and lead the development/implementation of actions to avoid or mitigate; identify points for escalation.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external partners/stakeholders including both vendors and investigational sites.
  • Collaborate with vendors and other study team members regarding study specific issues; drive team through issue resolution.
  • Lead and/or collaborate in the creation and review of study documents, including but not limited to the Protocol, Informed Consent Form (ICF) and other patient facing materials, case report forms, and clinical study reports. Manage completion of these deliverables to ensure timelines are upheld. Ensure study documents are updated as needed throughout the trial.
  • Partner with internal contracts management to ensure review, finalization, and escalation as needed of site contracts and budgets.
  • Plan site and country identification and selection in collaboration with internal partners.
  • As appropriate per vendor/scope of work, manage and/or participate in vendor selection, specification development and management/oversight. 
  • Ensure management of the TMF set-up, ongoing quality review, and final reconciliation.
  • Liaise as needed with CRO and investigative sites to ensure clinical trial data is captured and resolved as required.
  • Contribute to data review/cleaning of clinical data as needed and as defined by study plans.
  • Lead study meetings including presenting as a subject matter expert as needed, ensuring agenda and meeting minutes are generated and distributed as needed.
  • Manage the development/coordination of study training and study training materials for study team, investigational sites, and vendors. 
  • Contribute to oversight of the required country regulatory (e.g. CTA, MoH) and country/site IRB/IEC submissions/approvals/notifications.
  • Ensure the collection of various study documents such as country/site insurance, CSR appendices, etc. is completed as needed.
  • Manage Investigator Meeting coordination and planning.
  • Lead and assist in training other Clinical Operations roles (e.g. CRAs).
  • In addition to all activities listed, Senior Clinical Trial Managers must be able to manage large, complex trials and/or manage multiple ongoing studies simultaneously with minimal oversight.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BA/BS degree in a relevant discipline with 5+ years’ experience in clinical drug development required at Clinical Trial Manager level; 6+ years’ experience required for Senior Clinical Trial Manager level.
  • For oncology studies: Oncology and/or Hematology experience preferred; for clinical pharmacology studies: Clinical Pharmacology/Healthy Volunteer experience preferred
  • Experience in managing global clinical trials preferred.
  • Experience with managing clinical research budgets.
  • Knowledge of ICH/GCP and regulatory guidelines/directives.
  • Experience with managing a multi-functional team, including leadership skills and driving deliverables.
  • Demonstrates analytical approach and anticipation of problems.
  • Identifies gaps and provides constructive feedback and solutions.
  • Follows issues to resolution and escalates as appropriate.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and prioritize assignments from multiple sources.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral; proficiency in English.
  • Strong knowledge of MS applications including (but not limited to) MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of study tools including electronic system skills such as CTMS/ EDC/ IRT/ eTMF.
  • Knowledge of drug development process. Proactively shares information, ideas, input, and/or expertise with team members. Demonstrates concern for high quality outcomes.
  • Responds flexibly to changing business demands and opportunities, proactively looking for ways to contribute.
Available locations for this role:
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • US Based-Remote
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. Up to 15% travel may be required.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 for a Clinical Trial Manager and $118,700 to $174,137 for a Sr. Clinical Trial Manger and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.


*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Computational Biologist (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Discovery Bioinformatics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Computational Biologist to join our Discovery Bioinformatics group. The successful candidate will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team to rapidly advance small molecule drug development efforts. This position is expected to develop and validate data-driven hypotheses to advance transformative medicines.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • The successful candidate will work in a face-paced and highly collaborative environment to tackle important questions in oncology drug development. They will employ the latest genomics and statistical approaches to interrogate these questions. Success critically depends on an ability to effectively present complex analyses and results in a clear and concise manner to a diverse audience of scientists.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • MS/PhD in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, or similar area of study. Alternatively, post-graduate training in high-dimensional data analyses, supported by scientific achievements (eg., publications, patents, etc), would also be considered equivalent.
  • Relevant experience must be supported by scientific accomplishments such as publications, scientific presentations, patents, etc.
  • Strong understanding of relevant concepts in cancer biology and molecular biology.
  • Hands-on experience with data analysis involving high-throughput molecular assays such as DNA/RNA-Seq, ATAC/ChIP-Seq, single-cell technologies, etc.
  • Understanding of current best-practices for high-throughput genomics/molecular data analyses and their underlying statistical principles.
  • Experience using programming languages such as R, Python, or similar for statistical analysis.
Available Locations for this role
  • South South Francisco, CA
  • New York City, NY
  • US Based- Remote

Physical Demands / Travel:

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

This position’s work environment is in an office.  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $78,000 to $114,497 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Computational Chemist (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
San Diego, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Loxo Oncology at Lilly Discovery group’s mission is to invent and advance life-changing oncology drugs for cancer patient populations that are poorly treated by existing therapies. To that end, we are building a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated discovery scientists that are passionate about driving the science forward to create and advance highly selective drugs for known oncogenic drivers. We are currently looking for a computational chemist who enjoys tackling cutting edge drug discovery problems and is well versed in the effective use of all current computational techniques and tools. The ideal candidate will be passionate about working with scientists across disciplines to invent and advance novel approaches to drug discovery. The position requires excellent people skills, a positive can-do attitude and the ability to thrive in a highly interactive, fast-paced, team environment.
Roles and Responsibilities for the Position
  • Work closely with our multidisciplinary group on structure-based and ligand-based design and optimization of small molecule oncology drugs.
  • Enable team success by employing a range of modern computational techniques including Quantitative Structural Activity Relationship (QSAR) models, homology modeling, molecular dynamics simulations, multivariate analysis, and in silico predictive models.
  • Provide computational chemistry insight for new target identification and evaluation initiatives in the oncology space across a range of target and binding mode types.
  • Catalyze new hit and lead discovery leaning computation insight to selection of screening collections, database mining and interpretation of results and virtual screening techniques.
  • Work with on-site IT staff to administer and maintain the necessary hardware, software and other computational infrastructure to enable state of the art computational impact on oncology research programs.
  • Proactively investigate new or different technologies to improve the effectiveness of the team.
  • Contribute to the overall strategic thinking for the discovery organization.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field.
  • Experience in small molecule drug discovery across a range of target types, approaches, and drug discovery strategies in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting is preferred.
  • Possess a working understanding of medicinal chemistry, in vitro and in vivo ADME, and couple that with modeling-driven approaches that extend to aspects of lead optimization beyond potency.
  • Forward thinking in terms of applying modern computational approaches to current scientific challenges. Apprised of the latest scientific breakthroughs in computational chemistry and ability to apply those techniques to good effect.
  • The ideal candidate will be a key thought leader on the team with a passion for bringing creative approaches to solve challenging problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with a multidisciplinary team, the LOXO executive team, and outside collaborators. The ability to lead the team in prioritization of activities and programs.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.
Available Locations for this Role
  • Boulder, CO
  • San Diego, CA

Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with lab environment.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in a lab.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $89,750 to $131672 for a senior scientist and $103,200 to $151,423 for a Principal Scientist and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Contracts Manager, CMC & Discovery (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Business Operations
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Position Summary:
The Contracts Manager, CMC & Discovery is responsible for negotiating complex contracts to support CMC and Clinical Supply needs, including contracting with CMOs, packaging, labelling, logistics, supply chain and other vendors who support drug product development and manufacturing.  The Manager of Business Operations may also help with contracting outside of CMC-related workflows, such as discovery efforts, depending on business needs.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position:
  • Work with CMC and legal team to help draft, negotiate and manage contracts to support the overall product development process
  • Coordinate with finance team to help with procurement needs related to CMC
  • Work cross-functionally to support other business needs, such as discovery-related contracts
  • Identify and mitigate business risks throughout the contracting process
Required Qualifications and Preferred Background:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; science degree a plus
  • 3+ years of business development/contract negotiation experience, preferably supporting CMC/Clinical Supply
  • Strong contract drafting, review and analysis skills
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to manage and meet strict deadlines, work independently, and multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Available locations for this role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Remote
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Data Manager, Clinical & Biomarker Data Management (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Clinical Data Management
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This position is uniquely situated to support the Clinical Data Management (DM) team as well as the Biomarker Operations (BMO) team. Clinical DM responsibilities include managing the data flow and transfers for clinical and biomarker data received or distributed by Loxo Oncology at Lilly. This individual will also work with all study DM teams in the creation, validation and distribution of clinical data review and data reporting listings. This position will work collaboratively with the BMO team to facilitate the data transfers of biomarker data from various labs, and also support diagnostic development data activities This individual will ensure that all operations activities stay within full compliance of Loxo Oncology at Lilly regulatory and legal policies.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Create, execute and/or distribute data management metrics, listings, and reports, as required.
  • Receive, review the quality, and organize biomarker data and incorporate information into internal or external databases as needed.
  • Develop and update current data transfer specifications by gathering input from biomarker scientists to ensure consistent data transfers.
  • Coordinate data requirements with reference labs to ensure data collection are accurate and formatted appropriately for Data Transfer Specification.
  • Author, manage and track all Data Transfer Specifications for DM and BMO.
  • Perform import QC on all data transfers for DM and BMO.
  • Collaborate with study teams to oversee CRO/service providers for all clinical data transfer and biomarker data needs.
  • Coordinate data transfers with diagnostic development partners as needed.
  • Seek means of improving processes to reduce cycle time, increase accuracy, and decrease work effort.
  • Perform any and all other tasks and activities as requested.
Required Qualifications and Background:
  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, math, computer science or related field required.
  • 5+ years’ clinical development experience.
  • Knowledge of industry standards (CDISC, SDTM, ADaM, CDASH).
  • Laboratory background and/or working knowledge of commonly tested biomarkers in the oncology setting, with latest and advanced analytical tool and assay experience preferred.
  • Previous LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) experience and working knowledge of the clinical drug development process.
  • Prior experience with data transfers or management for CDx or diagnostic developments programs in general is a plus Experience with web-based Electronic Data Capture (EDC), clinical data management systems and industry wide thesauri, such as MedDRA and WHO Drug.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and in a team setting.
  • Excellent time management skills and a proven ability to work on multiple projects at any given time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to stay abreast of trends and new information in the profession. Demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
  • Good working knowledge of ICH, FDA, and GCP regulations and guidelines.
  • Strong well-rounded technical skills (MS Office; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years prior oncology/hematology experience highly desirable.
  • 4+ years of Sponsor experience.
Available Locations for this role:
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • US Based-Remote
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.  This position will travel rarely; the average travel for this position is 0-10% with some variation based upon the demands of the business imperatives.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office setting.  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Director, Antibody Discovery
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Director Antibody Discovery will lead a dynamic group of scientists conducting various research projects to identify large molecule/biologics which can effectively treat various forms of cancer. The Director, Antibody Discovery will have design and project oversight of activities related to target validation, discovery enabling reagent & therapeutic antibody generation, screening, engineering, and optimization. This individual will liaise with both internal and external (e.g., BioTDR, CROs) teams to execute these programs. You will report your findings to both the Loxo scientific, director and executive leadership teams. Acting as a key member of the large molecule organization, this individual will be responsible for maintaining the scientific quality and efficiency of your organization, as well as assist and guide the strategic direction of the company or external diligence opportunities. In summary, the position will require deep scientific expertise, pragmatism when designing experiments with the capability of taking into account the “big picture” of the company’s strategic and business goals when executing against the required scientific activities. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Scientific roles and responsibilities:
  • Design and oversee the execution of key antibody discovery activities involving reagent generation, antibody generation, screening, engineering, and optimization, hybridoma, phage/mammalian display, and single B cell platform techniques
  • Oversee/perform assays in antibody discovery activities
  • Liaise with internal Lilly BioTDR resources or external CRO vendors to outsource activities & provide input to management team on vendor selection
  • Provide scientific expertise in the generation of internal antibody discovery platforms
  • Design and execute a scientific research discovery program from idea development to IND filing
  • Leadership roles and responsibilities:
  • Present findings in different forums with clarity and line of sight
  • Lead, coach, develop, and manage team
  • Liaise with internal teams and provide guidance on key strategic decisions of the business
  • Interact with lawyers to file patents and other intellectual property filings
  • Manage resource allocation effectively
  • Build roadmaps to execute on specific targets, and overall strategic projects
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in cellular biology, immunology, biophysics, genetics, or allied disciplines with over 10 years’ experience 
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Significant experience in bispecific and multi-specific antibody programs
  • Demonstrated experience in designing protein immunogens, and experience engineering antibodies
  • Deep knowledge of protein analytical technologies needed to support antibody biophysical analysis and ranking of candidates
  • Intimate familiarity with genomics style techniques and thinking and its applications to antibody discovery
  • Early or advanced work in computational discovery utilizing NGS and machine learning, computational library design, and/or use of in silico prediction methods
  • Proven success leading, managing, and coaching large cross functional teams in dynamic organizations
  • Significant experience in bispecific and multi-specific antibody programs
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively across various scientific disciplines to meet end goals of business
  • Demonstrated excellence in making key strategic decisions in support of broader business goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with laboratory bench setting.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
 

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Director, Biostatistics
Function:
Biostatistics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Director, Biostatistics will be responsible for providing statistical support to clinical development plans, strategies, endpoint selection, study design, scientific publications, and regulatory meetings. Contribute strategically to project decisions with a focus on pre‐ study planning, protocol development, study designs including sample size/power calculations, Statistical Analysis Plan preparation/review, data quality reviews, development of tables/listings/figures, preparation/mapping of clinical study data for regulatory submission, and integrated safety and efficacy reporting. Facilitate extensive collaboration with clinical teams in the design, analysis, and reporting of data in clinical trials.  Act as Lead for all Biostatistics activities on NDA filings.
Roles and Responsibilities for the Position:
  • Oversee the development of Statistical Analysis Plans and reporting results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, listings, and tables.
  • Provide statistical interpretation of results and explain statistical methodology to team members.
  • Provide statistical oversight to contractors, and consultants, and manage team.
  • Represent biostatistics function or biometrics department in cross function teams.
  • Incorporates cost, time, risk/opportunity, benefit to subjects and probability of success into statistical analysis, synthesis and recommendations to the project team.
  • Ensure the Biostatistics efforts conducted are technically sound and of high quality.
  • Responsible for the overall quality of all statistics /SAS programming design, analysis and reporting deliverables for global Phase I‐III and Translational Medicine research efforts.
  • Participate in establishing and maintaining policies, standards and guidance for Biostatistical operations.
  • Manage outside statistical CROs and consultants as needed, maintain constant and open communication to make sure timely and quality deliverables.
Required Qualifications and Background:
  • PhD in statistics or biostatistics with minimum 8 years of clinical development experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry
  • Oncology experience required.
  • Previous NDA experience required.
  • Proficiency with statistical analysis software such as SAS or R
  • Solid understanding of clinical trial principles and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of industry data standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals within and across functions/teams. Willing collaborator.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications. 
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Drug Safety Physician
Function:
Drug Safety
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Drug Safety Physician will lead and support the expansion of clinical development programs (or one large, complex program) in support of the overall product development plan with a focus on development of the safety profile. This physician will serve as an ambassador and resource to various physicians and clinical trial sites, based on strong medical and scientific principles, knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements, Loxo Oncology at Lilly customers, markets, business operations, and emerging issues, and perform other responsibilities as requested.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Primary responsibility for daily safety case review and will contribute to the design, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of safety findings within a program and will review and contribute to the content of protocols, Investigator Brochures, Clinical Study reports, regulatory submissions and responses, and other program documents.
  • Primary responsibility for reviewing safety data periodically and on an ongoing basis to ensure quality control (QC) as required by program needs.   
  • May participate in or lead review of protocol deviations (PD) which may impact patient safety as required by program needs.
  • May participate in, or lead safety development contributions to, due diligence or other business development activity.  As required by program needs, contributes in partnership with research colleagues to design and implement translational strategies.
  • Actively solicits opinion leader interactions related to the disease area(s); partners with Clinical leads, Commercial and other functions in these activities as required, consistent with corporate policies, to ensure that broad cross-functional perspectives are incorporated into Safety Development Plans and protocols as appropriate.
  • Stays abreast of professional information and technology through conferences, medical literature, and other available training, to augment expertise in the therapeutic and safety area. May represent Loxo at key external meetings.
  • Responsible for understanding the regulatory requirements related to the clinical studies and global drug development and accountable for complying with those requirements. May serve as a safety representative for key regulatory discussions.
  • Ensures adherence to Good Clinical Practices, pharmacovigilance standards, standard operating procedures, organization policies and to all other quality standards in conducting research. 
Required Qualifications and Background
  • MD, Board certified or eligible; PhD advantageous.
  • At least 2 years of oncology experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and address complex problems and create solutions for one or more projects.
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with physicians, expert consultants, and contracted vendors.
  • Strong analytical mind and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to bring out the best in others on a cross-functional global team. Must be able to lead through influence.
  • Proven ability to interact externally and internally to support a global scientific and business strategy.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills. Strong document management skills, including proficiency with MS Word, EndNote, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals within and across functions/teams. Willing collaborator.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance and an excellent written and verbal communicator.
  • Good and thoughtful listener.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to improve processes and overcome inefficiencies.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office dutiesThis role will require 10-20% travel.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s primary work environment is in an office / traveling in the field to both US and International locations as indicated.  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $154,300 to $226,307 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Drug Safety Specialist
Function:
Drug Safety
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Drug Safety Specialist will be responsible for providing Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance support for new and ongoing clinical trials including the collection, processing, and reporting of adverse events/endpoints while adhering to International Council for Harmonization (ICH) guidelines, Good Clinical Practices (GCP), applicable regulatory guidelines, data protection guidelines and study procedures. 
Roles and Responsibilities for this Position
  • Perform triage of incoming Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reports and consider assessments of seriousness, listedness, and causality; coordinate triage review with medical monitor.   
  • Review case narratives, including identifying relevant information from source documents and write/review queries when additional information needed 
  • Review data entry of SAEs in safety database including MedDRA coding
  • Coordinate medical monitor case review
  • Assist with the management of case processing deadlines
  • Assist in reconciliation between the safety and clinical databases for serious adverse events.
  • Compile safety information for aggregate safety reports and other safety related reports.
  • Assist with ongoing safety surveillance
  • Assist with compilation and updating of safety related spreadsheets including metrics and SUSAR submissions
  • Review and update existing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and assist with creation of new SOPs for safety department as indicated  
  • May oversee work performed by a safety Contract Research Organization (CRO)
Required Qualifications and Background
  • RN, BSN or pharmacy degree with at least 3-5 years of industry experience in Clinical Trial Safety; industry experience from CRO or pharmaceutical/biotech setting will be considered.
  • Previous experience in Health care is strongly preferred
  • Hands on experience with SAE case processing including narrative and analysis of similar event (AOSE) writing, and safety report generation.
  • Working knowledge of MedDRA and WHODrug and FDA safety regulations, ICH guidelines, and global safety regulations.
  • Hands on experience with global safety database(s); experience with Argus strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals within and across functions/teams.
  • Willing collaborator with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Detail oriented and well organized.
  • Self-motivated and keen to improve processes and overcome inefficiencies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Lab Coordinator - Biology
Function:
Bioassay Screening
Location:
Boulder, CO
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Lab Coordinator will provide critical support to the Bioassay group through inventory tracking, lab organization, supply ordering, materials information tracking, data entry, and additional research responsibilities. The Lab Coordinator will possess excellent organization, clear communication, eagerness to learn, and adaptability.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Organize lab supplies
  • Implement lab supply inventory system
  • Track inventory of general lab supplies and reorder as necessary
  • Arrange shipments and deliveries
  • Equipment ordering and maintenance
  • Materials data entry
  • Lab maintenance
Required Qualifications and Preferred Background
  • Bachelor’s degree in the Life Sciences with minimum 2-year experience in lab environment.
  • Strong communication skills and enthusiasm to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications. Enthusiasm to learn scientific computer software and electronic notebook.
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office and wet-lab duties. Requires ability to lift 20 lbs.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $59,000 to $86,577 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Lab Manager, Translational Medicine
Function:
Translational Medicine
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Lab Manager will provide critical support in a robust biology lab environment through inventory tracking, lab organization, supply ordering, materials information tracking, data entry, and additional lab responsibilities. The Lab Manager will possess excellent organization, clear communication, eagerness to learn, and adaptability.
Roles and Responsibilities for the Position
  • Organize lab supplies
  • Implement lab supply inventory system
  • Track inventory of general lab supplies and reorder as necessary
  • Equipment ordering and maintenance, including monitoring of freezers and incubators
  • Materials data entry
  • Lab maintenance
  • Assisting scientist with lab procedures
  • Arrange shipments and deliveries
  • Responsible for maintaining all EH&S and lab operations documentation and for coordinating lab inspections
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor’s degree in the Life Sciences preferred but will also consider candidates with minimum 2-year experience in lab environment.
  • Strong communication skills and enthusiasm to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications. Enthusiasm to learn scientific computer software and electronic notebook.
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Lab Operations Assistant
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
Boulder, CO
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Lab Operations Assistant will support a robust Discovery Lab environment through sample preparation, sample organization and tracking, data entry, safety maintenance, and additional responsibilities as needed. The Lab Assistant will possess excellent information management skills as well as the ability to communicate, explain, interpret, and share information in order to best support the Discovery team.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Implement and maintain an inventory system for laboratory samples and manage sample storage on-site.
  • Prepare samples for testing in biological assays and coordinate sample delivery between lab and external vendors both US and globally.
  • Implement and maintain an inventory system for chemical reagents.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, and organized file systems.
  • Routinely and proactively order commonly used chemicals and laboratory supplies.
  • Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assure a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area.
  • Assist with stocking and organization of glassware
  • Receive and unbox shipments of routine deliveries for laboratories.
  • Assist with chemical inventory maintenance through registration of commercial reagents and periodic audits. 
Required Qualifications and Preferred Background
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in the Life Sciences preferred, but will also consider high school diploma with relevant experience.
  • 2+ years' direct industry experience in a lab or sample management related role.
  • Understanding of safe laboratory practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong attention to detail and very organized.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other scientists within and across functions/teams.
  • Willing to collaborate and communicate with scientists across disciplines as needed.
  • Very flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to improve process efficiencies. 
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with working in a wet-laboratory setting.  Requires ability to lift up to 25lbs.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
 
Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $43,100 to $63,250 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Lab Operations Coordinator
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
Boulder, CO
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Lab Operations Coordinator will support a robust Discovery Lab environment through sample preparation, sample organization and tracking, data entry, safety maintenance, and additional responsibilities as needed. The Lab Coordinator will possess excellent information management skills as well as the ability to communicate, explain, interpret, and share information in order to best support the Discovery team.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Implement and maintain an inventory system for laboratory samples and manage sample storage on-site.
  • Prepare samples for testing in biological assays and coordinate sample delivery between lab and external vendors both US and globally.
  • Implement and maintain an inventory system for chemical reagents.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, and organized file systems.
  • Routinely and proactively order commonly used chemicals and laboratory supplies.
  • Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assure a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area.
  • Routinely assist in washing and stocking glassware for scientists in lab.
  • Receive and unbox shipments of routine deliveries for laboratories.
  • Assist with chemical inventory maintenance through registration of commercial reagents and periodic audits.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in the Life Sciences preferred, but will also consider high school diploma and relevant experience.
  • 2+ years' direct industry experience in a lab or sample management related role.
  • Understanding of safe laboratory practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong attention to detail and very organized.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other scientists within and across functions/teams.
  • Willing to collaborate and communicate with scientists daily.
  • Very flexible and adaptable to changes.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to improve process efficiencies.
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with working in a wet-laboratory setting. Requires ability to lift up to 15 lbs.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
 
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each role and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Lab Operations Manager, Discovery Biology
Function:
Target Discovery
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Lab Operations Manager will assist in setting up the new Loxo Oncology at Lilly labs at the SSF or NYC site with primary responsibility for management and oversight for the Loxo Discovery Biology labs. The role will also provide support to Loxo Discovery Biology operations in meeting the emerging needs of all programs and projects including maintaining tissue culture stocks and cell line validation. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Coordinate with Loxo Discovery Biology team members and facilities to understand the overall scope for each lab and work directly with  relevant team members to gather, revise, finalize and ensure delivery of the lab requirements (and associated documents) to the lab construction lead coordinators.
  • Actively engage in preparing lab equipment list and coordinate with internal and external resources to finalize and manage all changes to the list.
  • Actively engage in identifying equipment vendors and liaise in enabling purchase and delivery of the equipment to the SSF or NYC site.
  • Coordinate with SSF or NYC internal Facilities to actively monitor the overall progress of the lab build up to ensure alignment with the agreed upon lab build up plan.
  • Actively engage in operationalizing SSF or NYC Loxo Discovery Biology labs.
  • Facilitate in understanding lab ordering needs and coordinate with Loxo operations to create/extend existing procurement set up.
  • Lead in ordering and stocking up all lab reagents and materials once the labs are commissioned and maintain inventory to meet the labs’ daily operational needs.
  • Lead in setting up lab management processes, create necessary documentation, and manager user training to the lab personnel.
  • Contribute to cell line expansion, authentication, and banking.
  • Facilitate in managing day-to-day lab operational activities by coordinating with different team members to ensure the stated set up is appropriate.
  • Apply creative problem solving and resourcefulness to navigate through unknown events, able to find solution with moderate supervision.
  • Adaptive to change in priorities and able to navigate through identifying and managing the changes effectively.
  • Able to effectively communicate and navigate through technical and non-technical audiences across cross-functional departments within the company, vendors, and external collaborators.
  • Contribute to building positive, collaborative teams across various scientific disciplines and encouraging sharing of new ideas, and creative ways to problem solving. 
Required Qualifications and Preferred Background
  • 5+ years of Biotech and Pharmaceutical industry experience in working in the scientific field with up to 2 years of lab management experience, and a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in relevant scientific fields (e.g., biology) required. Experience in working with diverse set of scientific environments and able to execute requests with moderate supervision
  • Clearly understand the distinction between high-level scope and day-today operations
  • Comfortable in collaborating with the vendors
  • Good verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, efficient, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to anticipate problems and proactively propose solutions
  • Experience with standard tissue culture protocols.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite 
Available locations for this role
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • New York City, NY
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with a laboratory bench setting.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Laboratory Automation Specialist
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
New York, NY
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Laboratory Automation Specialist, in the Discovery Technologies group at Loxo, will be joining a dynamic team focused on executing experiments on the cutting edge of pharmaceutical sciences. This Specialist will work closely with Discovery Technologies scientists to design, develop, optimize, and validate new and existing molecular and cell biology workflows; optimizing throughput, timelines, and data quality. The successful candidate will have expertise designing, developing, programming, and integrating laboratory automation with high throughput, high content instrumentation and applications. Maintenance, quality control and validation of laboratory instrumentation at the Loxo facility is also a central role for this position. Additionally, this person will be responsible for identifying and operationalizing new techniques in collaboration with the Molecular Characterization Team. The Specialist will also provide related training and support to group members. Platform development and protocol optimization of molecular techniques profiling DNA, RNA and proteins is an opportunity for applicants with scientific lab experience. In this role, the incumbent will be a dynamic and motivated researcher who can drive their own activities, while collaborating extensively with the entire organization to execute on various research programs.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Manage automation processes to support a variety of applications across Discovery Technologies, including; application development, improvement, and optimization
  • Interact and collaborate with Discovery Technology scientists to design and establish an integrated biological method and instrumentation laboratory structure.
  • Develop, optimize, and validate custom automation protocols for various molecular and cell-based assays
  • Ensure consistent and high-quality data outputs from a variety of high throughput, high content genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic platforms.
  • Work with cross-functional personnel to develop and implement novel platforms and applications
  • Provide automation expertise for practical implementation of molecular platforms and applications across the entire Loxo organization
  • Train and support scientists on automation platforms and established SOPs, including hardware and software
  • Work with the entire Molecular Characterization team to ensure all instrumentation is properly maintained and calibrated
  • Maintain proper documentation and archiving of data and analyses. 
  • Communicate results via written and oral presentations as needed
  • Discuss laboratory operational processes with technical as well as non-technical personnel
  • Extensive cross functional communication and collaboration with internal and external parties
  • Interrogate experimental conduct of third parties/vendors
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BS/MS in biological sciences, computer science, engineering, or other relevant field with 2+ years of laboratory automation experience.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience designing and supporting laboratory automation and liquid handling
  • Experience with high content, high throughput laboratory workflows with emphasis on quality and efficiency.
  • Experience converting manual protocols into automated processes, process optimization, and workflow efficiencies on automated equipment.
  • High agility to learn new technologies, with an affinity for automation and high-end equipment
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively across various disciplines to meet project goals and timelines
  • Flexibility to adjust priorities over time to meet organizational and scientific goals.
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a larger collaborative team.
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment, working on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Scripting experience on Hamilton STAR liquid handling with in-depth knowledge of Venus software is preferred
  • Hands on experience with multiple nucleic acid, protein, cell-based, and imaging techniques, including assay design and development is a plus
Physical Demands / Travel

Travel for this role will be <5%. The physical demands of this job are consistent with a laboratory/bench setting. 

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in a lab. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Lead Clinical Data Manager (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Clinical Data Management
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Lead Clinical Data Manager is responsible for leading and overseeing data management tasks from study start-up through database lock for clinical trials.  This individual works collaboratively across multiple cross functional groups including Clinical Trial Managers (CTM’s), Biostatistics and Clinical Data Management vendors to ensure database development, data review/cleaning, database auditing, database lock, and receipt of final database deliverables are in compliance with standard operating procedures and regulatory agency guidelines. The Lead Clinical Data Manager ensures all Clinical Operations activities stay within full compliance of Loxo standard operating procedures (SOP) and regulatory agency guidelines.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Represents Clinical Data Management at study team meetings with responsibility for operational execution of CDM activities.
  • Executes and manages data management timelines to coordinate and synchronize deliverables with the overall study timelines.
  • Generates and/or reviews/approves study documents (e.g. Data Management Plans, Case Report Forms, data transfer specifications, SAE and/or external data reconciliation plans, coding conventions, study protocols, UAT execution).
  • Executes and/or distributes data management metrics, listings, and reports, as required.
  • Escalate resource need to PL to meet the current study needs.
  • Effectively apply knowledge of applicable internal, external and regulatory requirements/expectations (MHRA, FDA, ICH, GCP, PhRMA, Privacy, etc) to data collection and DM plans.
  • Collaborate and oversee CRO/service providers on assigned studies.
  • Executes/manages all data management activities on assigned studies to ensure project timelines are met.
  • Continually seek means of improving processes to reduce cycle time and decrease work effort.
  • Provides training on the CRF completion guidelines and EDC system at Investigator meetings and to internal or external team members, as needed.
  • Proactively identifies potential study issues/risks and recommends/ implements solutions.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the clinical data collected during a clinical trial for all data deliverables.
  • Provide DM support to Statisticians and Statistical Programmers in production of clinical trial reports and other deliverables.
  • Work with partners to increase vendor/partner efficiencies.
  • Performs any and all other tasks and activities as requested.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, math, computer science or related field required.
  • Minimum of 6+ years’ clinical data management experience.
  • A minimum of 1+ years of direct sponsor experience required.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
  • Thorough and broad knowledge of data management processes, including EDC and interactive voice response system (IVRS)experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with web-based Electronic Data Capture (EDC), clinical data management systems and industry wide thesauri, such as MedDRA and WHO Drug.
  • Good working knowledge of regulatory guidelines such as GCP, 21 CFR Part 11 etc.
  • Knowledge of industry standards (CDISC, SDTM, ADaM, CDASH).
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required for working successfully in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Able to communicate and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams in face-to-face conversation, by telephone and by email.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills and a proven ability to work on multiple projects at any given time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to stay abreast of trends and new information in the profession.
  • Excellent verbal/written and interpersonal skills required for working successfully in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Able to communicate and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams in face-to-face conversation, by telephone, and by email.
Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years prior oncology/hematology experience highly desirable.
  • Recent Phase 3 registration study and submission experience preferred.
Available locations for this role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • US Based-Remote
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office dutiesThis position will travel occasionally; the average travel for this position is 15-20% with some variation based upon the demands of the business imperatives.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in a home-based office setting.  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Manager Project Management, Large Molecule Discovery Biologics (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Manager, Project Management will play a prominent role in implementing strategic goals through project execution as a part of Loxo Oncology Large Molecule Discovery Biologics portfolio. Loxo Biologics focuses on research, preclinical, and early development within Loxo Oncology at Lilly.

The role will be responsible for understanding strategic goals and facilitating the planning and execution of deliverables within scope, budget, and timeline in a cross-functional, dynamic environment. The role will work closely with team members across Loxo Oncology Large Molecule group to assess needs for outsourcing as well as actively engaging in identifying, establishing and managing external collaborators and vendors to meet any outsourcing needs.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Facilitate in translation of strategic program goals into project plan(s) clearly outlining deliverables, milestones, no-go decisions.
  • Engage with functional team leads of antibody discovery, translational, mechanistic biology, and protein engineering (and other key stakeholders) to plan, execute, and track project activities ensuring alignment of project deliverables with strategic goals.
  • Create and manage project meetings with internal and external stakeholders (create agendas, minutes, and track action items).
  • Proficient in adaptive communications; effectively manage communications vertically and horizontally in a cross-functional environment involving external and internal stakeholders.
  • Proactively contribute and manage project communications. Identify gaps and ambiguities in communication channels and address them to maintain alignment across the team.
  • Actively contribute to create project updates, reports, presentations, and memos and maintain project document repository.
  • Identify and assess the needs for outsourcing, establish relationships with external collaborators, and manage alliances on an ongoing basis.
  • Manage day-to-day operational activities by coordinating with stakeholders from different functional departments - legal/Business operations, procurement, finance, and other relevant functional areas.
  • Adaptive to change in priorities and able to drive project outcomes ensuring re-alignment with program deliverables in changing landscape.
  • Contribute to implementing visions of building and operationalizing large molecule discovery labs.
  • Contribute to building positive, collaborative teams across various scientific disciplines, and encouraging sharing of new ideas, and creative ways to solve problems often needed in discovery research.
  • Support the creation of an organizational project framework for different functional groups and build operational guidelines and processes.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant scientific discipline (i.e.; biology, biochemistry, etc.) and a minimum 5-6 years of project management experience in project management roles in Biotech and pharmaceutical research and early phase large molecule discovery set up. 
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, efficient, with strong attention to detail.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in relevant scientific fields (e.g., Biology) strongly preferred.
  • PMP certification  desirable, but not required.
  • Experience managing projects in early stage, large molecule discovery in large molecule discovery operations.
  • Understand distinctions between high-level program goals and day-today operations.
  • Experience in managing external suppliers, vendors, and other external alliances.
  • Ability to anticipate key challenges and proactively propose solutions.
  • Adaptive to changes and apply creative problem-solving skill to meet project and other operational needs.
  • Proficient in identifying and applying tools to effectively manage and track projects - MS Office suite, MS Project.
  • Create and implement new tools and work towards creating and implementing processes customized for furthering discovery research.
Available locations for this role
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • US Based-Remote
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.  Travel (post-COVID) TBD.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office or remote based.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Manager, Facilities
Function:
Facilities/EHS
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Facilities Manager will oversee and coordinate all site-related activities for Loxo Oncology at Lilly personnel in their designated site. The Manager, Facilities will identify and manage external vendors to ensure safe and efficient laboratory and office spaces for Loxo scientists on site. Working cross functionally, the Facilities Manager will excel at relationship building at all levels of the organization and thrive in a fast-paced environment. The Manager, Facilities will work closely with the Loxo Facilities and IT department teams to set strategy, develop long-term planning, oversee construction and successfully execute projects. The goal is to ensure Loxo’s business accommodation is problem-free and safe so that employees can work under the best conditions.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Identify and manage external vendors across multiple functions within the facility operation to ensure alignment with Loxo Oncology department heads and scientists.
  • Responsible for oversight of the installation and qualification of laboratory equipment.
  • Work with the Loxo Facilities and IT department teams on strategy, long-term planning, new construction, and project execution.
  • Manage and review service contracts.
  • Oversee the design, construction and occupancy of laboratory and office spaces for the Loxo employees on site.
  • Check completed work by vendors and contractors.
  • Contribute to the creation of Site Operational Budget and annual Site Capital Budget for Loxo.  Ensure site budgets are managed and maintained.  Provide budget forecasts for site as required.
  • Frequent contact and interaction with department heads, outside agencies/architects, and government and municipal representatives.
  • Allocate office space according to needs of Loxo personnel.
  • Keep financial and non-financial records.
  • Forecast, allocate, and supervise the financial and physical resources of the facility management.
  • Recommend maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and facility design modifications.
  • Prepare cost estimates for moves and equipment.
  • Ensure that the facility is clean and maintained according to company policy and procedures.
  • Negotiate bids and contracts for third-party services.
  • Manage and coordinate work with 3rd-party vendors including tracking work order completion, vendor and client follow up, validating/approving subcontractor invoices.
  • Oversee the implementation of Environmental, Health and Safety programs for Loxo personnel on site.
  • Conduct and document regular facilities & EHS inspections.
  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet the required health and safety standards.
  • Responsible for preparing for, responding to and taking corrective action for any EHS or other site audits.
  • Maintaining a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Serve as emergency response coordinator for Loxo and attend site emergency preparedness meetings.
  • Maintain regular communication with building, landlord or Lilly Facilities staff, staying current on building requirements that could impact Loxo.
  • Other duties as required.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • 5+ years of experience in a Facilities role with a strong preference for pharma/biotech experience specifically in a laboratory setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Good analytical/critical thinking.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles.
  • Adept at building and managing relationships with local vendors, government and municipalities.
  • Assists team members when needed to accomplish company goals.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player.
  • Encouraging to team and support personnel; able to mentor and lead.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Experienced at compiling and following budgets.
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail.
  • A positive attitude and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Computer skills; including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strict adherence to company philosophy/goals.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with office duties/working in a lab space. Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift, up to 25 pounds.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office/lab.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Manager, Quality Assurance, GCP (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Quality Assurance
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Manager, Quality Assurance is responsible for all aspects of Quality Assurance and GCP compliance. The Manager Quality Assurance will establish and execute quality plans, policies and quality system elements related to GCP activities. This position will support the design, implementation and maintenance of QA and compliance programs including, but not limited to an SOP system, CAPAs, and work closely with the Clinical Operations team. The Manager, Quality Assurance will establish, maintain, and ensure effectiveness of quality programs and documentation to assure compliance in a GCP international regulatory environment and provide GCP guidance in Quality related areas. 
Role and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Liaise across departments to proactively identify opportunities to streamline and strengthen GCP process
  • Serves as GCP SME in writing and revising SOPs.
  • Reviews and approves Quality Events and associated Corrective and Preventative Actions within a regulated Quality Management System
  • Represents GCP expertise and acts as the QA point person on cross-functional clinical study teams
  • Keeps current with global health authority laws and regulations and implements process improvements resulting from new/revised regulations or guidance
  • Reviews study team and regulatory documentation as requested (e.g. Data Management, Operations, Safety, Regulatory, etc.)
  • Liaises audit requirements between clinical study teams and auditing group and follows up on audits with the auditee
  • Utilizes the Loxo Quality Systems to manage Quality system elements
  • Drives inspection readiness activities for project teams. 
  • Supports external Health Authority inspections
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5- 7  years’ experience working in either a clinical compliance or clinical Quality group
  • Must be a hands on Leader who can provide guidance and execute daily tasks
  • Demonstrated Quality Management System experience (GCP specific QMS experience preferred)
  • Demonstrated Issue Management and CAPA experience in a clinical environment.
  • Experience with FDA or other Regulatory Inspections of Investigator sites, Sponsors or CROs.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Strong leadership with demonstrated ability to interface with senior leaders and different levels of the organization
  • Good problem solving, written and verbal communication skill
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Strong track record of project management, stakeholder management, collaboration skills and negotiation of complex situations
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals within and across functions/teams. Willing collaborator
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Works with a sense of urgency and has the ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance and an excellent written and verbal communicator.
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Good and thoughtful listener
  • Critical thinker and solution oriented
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and a self-starter
Available Locations for this role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • US Based-Remote


Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Manager, Third Party Management (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Quality Assurance
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Loxo Oncology is seeking a highly-motivated QA third party manager who is an excellent influencer and enjoys a fast paced, dynamic work environment. The ideal candidate has demonstrated strong knowledge in GXPs for small and large molecule pharmaceuticals in both clinical trials and product manufacturing. The candidate must possess sound judgment, capable of obtaining tangible results in a short period of time. This individual must assist with managing the third party qualification process and third party oversight.  The candidate will work collaboratively with both internal and external colleagues to influence mindset and provide proactive compliance. 
Role and Responsibilities for the Position
  • Oversees and acts as QA point person for the third party management process and works closely with Business Operations and contracting team.
  • Key activities include, but are not limited to: 
  • o   Checking and communicating the status of third party vendors utilized by LO@LLY or parent company
  • o   Maintaining a third party qualification list
  • o   Facilitating qualification reviews between enterprise risk domains such as IT, privacy, ABAC, Animal Welfare, Global security, etc.
  • o   Managing the third-party management system
  • o   Reviewing qualification information received for GxP areas
  • o   Determining GxP and nonGxP vendor categorization
  • o   Assisting in QA assessments both remotely and onsite at the third party
  • o   Working with internal and external business partners to facilitate timely completion of assessments.
  • o   Managing the periodic review schedule of third parties. 
  • o   Supporting KPIs as part of vendor oversight
  • Must be able to work with a sense of urgency
  • Works with stakeholders to ensure continuous improvement of processes
  • Works between Lilly and LO@LLY organizations to ensure seamless communication
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor's Degree is required in science, health or related field 5-7+ years’ experience in the Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft 365 suite, Veeva and various IT solutions
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of GCPs, GLPs, GMPs, CAP and CLIA requirements.
  • Strong working knowledge of global regulations and guidelines (e.g., FDA/EU and ICH) for early phase pharmaceutical development in both clinical trials execution and drug substance/drug product manufacturing (small and large molecule)
  • Ability to adapt quickly to shifting needs and/or priorities.
  • Able to interface well with all levels of personnel.
  • Capacity to produce high quality results across multiple projects and demands, through effective prioritization, while working under short deadlines associated with a fast-paced dynamic scientific environment.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal skills and negotiation skills, both internally and externally.
  • Strategic thinker, open-minded and flexible to adopting new ideas.
  • Motivated, committed and self-managed.
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic and changing corporate environment
  • Requires a flexible work schedule to accommodate program priorities and international activities as needed.
  • Exceptional attention to detail
Available Locations For This Role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Remote (US Based)
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. Up to 10% travel.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Medical Monitor (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Medical
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Medical Monitor will lead and support the expansion of clinical development programs (or one large, complex program) in support of the overall product development plan and serve as an ambassador and resource to various physicians and clinical trial sites, based on strong medical and scientific principles, knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements, Loxo customers, markets, business operations, and emerging issues, and perform other responsibilities as requested.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Primary responsibility for and ownership of design, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of scientific content of protocols, Investigator Brochures, Clinical Study reports, regulatory submissions and responses, and other program documents.   
  • May participate in or lead clinical development contributions to due diligence or other business development activity.  As required by program needs, contributes in partnership with research colleagues to design and implement translational strategies.
  • Acts as clinical lead and actively solicits opinion leader interactions related to the disease area(s); partners with Medical Affairs, Commercial and other functions in these activities as required, consistent with corporate policies, to ensure that broad cross-functional perspectives are incorporated into Clinical Development Plans and protocols as appropriate.
  • Stays abreast of professional information and technology through conferences, medical literature, and other available training, to augment expertise in the therapeutic area. May represent Loxo at key external meetings.
  • Responsible for understanding the regulatory requirements related to the clinical studies and global drug development and accountable for complying with those requirements. Serves as a clinical representative for key regulatory discussions.
  • Ensures adherence to Good Clinical Practices, pharmacovigilance standards, standard operating procedures and to all other quality standards in conducting research. 
Required Qualifications and Background
  • MD, Board certification in Oncology or equivalent.
  • PhD would be an advantage.
  • 1+ years Clinical Trials/Research experience in pharmaceutical industry, academia, or equivalent.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and address complex problems and create solutions for one or more projects.
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with physicians, expert consultants, and contracted vendors.
  • Strong analytical mind and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to bring out the best in others on a cross-functional global team. Must be able to lead through influence.
  • Proven ability to interact externally and internally to support a global scientific and business strategy.
  • Strong document management skills, including proficiency with MS Word, EndNote, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals within and across functions/teams. Willing collaborator.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
Available locations for this role
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Stamford, CT
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. This role will require 50-60% travel.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office / traveling in the field to both US and International locations.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Pharmacology Principal Scientist
Function:
Pharmacology
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Pharmacology Principal Scientist will be responsible for identifying, developing, and performing robust, reproducible in vitro and in vivo assays to support tier 1-3 assays.  The Scientist will provide hands-on compound testing to support the small molecule drug discovery oncology pipeline and will be responsible for characterizing the effects of small molecule compounds on specific protein targets using multiple assay formats. A strong background in experimental curve-fitting, statistics, and assay optimization and execution is required.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Develop robust Tier 1 - 3 assays including biochemical (enzyme and binding), cell based (e.g. target inhibition, proliferation etc), tumor models (development and analysis).
  • Design, execute, and trouble-shoot experiments.
  • Perform comprehensive data analysis.
  • Communicate experimental findings to team members.
  • Actively engage in advancing drug discovery.
  • This is a “hands-on” laboratory based position.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BS/MS/PhD in oncology, biology, biochemistry or related fields with 8+ years of related experience.
  • Ability to leverage multiple assay platforms to measure target engagement, pathway modulation and cell sensitivity in response to compounds.
  • Strong understanding of oncology and signaling pathways.
  • Continual learner and possesses a can-do attitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including experimental documentation.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Possess personal accountability for excellent and timely results.
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.
  • Experience with biochemical and kinetic-based assay technologies (e.g. FP, TR-FRET, AlphaScreen, Luminescence).
  • Experience with laboratory instrumentation and automation.
  • Cell culture expertise (cell lines and primary cells) including clonal cell isolation techniques. Solid and liquid tumor cell lines.
  • Hands-on experience in lentivirus production, titration, and transduction.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing cell-based assay to monitor protein levels and modifications including the following methods:   ELISA, In-Cell Westerns, Mesoscale, HTRF, AlphaScreen, MALDI-TOF MS.
  • Cell viability, proliferation and apoptosis assays.
  • Experience with multiplexed antibody-based detection methods (e.g. Luminex, Mesoscale).
  • Tumor and/or tissue sample handling and processing for biomarker analysis.
  • Ability to perform quantitative data analysis, curve fitting, statistics etc.
  • Experience developing multi-channel flow cytometry based screening assays including sample preparation, staining, operating flow cytometers, and analyzing flow.
  • Tumor biology including cell line xenograft and/or PDX models in oncology setting.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Metabolite analysis in cells and tumors.
  • Experience with small molecule compound testing.
  • Proficient in CRISPR, shRNA and/or siRNA gene regulation.
  • Organoid or 3D culture method development.
  • Colony formation assay experience.
  • High content cellular imaging skills.
  • Expertise in running high-throughput and automated cancer cell proliferation panels.
  • Experience in confocal microscopy.
  • Gene expression profiling of tumor samples.
  • Experience in the generation and analysis of mouse cancer models.
  • Experience with tumor implantation techniques and dosing, tumor measurement, health monitoring, and data collection and analysis.
  • In vitro and ex vivo experience analyzing biomarkers (examples include flow cytometry, IHC, ELISA, RT-PCR, Westerns, Luminex).
  • Experience with bioluminescent imaging studies.
  • Understanding of PK, PD, and PK/PD relationship.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with a laboratory setting.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office and a lab. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Principal/Sr Principal Scientist or Associate Director PBPK Modeling (multiple locations)
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Loxo Oncology is seeking a highly motivated PBPK modeler join our DMPK team. The ideal candidate will have strong background and expertise in pharmacokinetics (PK) and ADME concepts as well as hands-on experience with PBPK modeling.  This position will contribute to the conduct of mechanistic PBPK modeling, human PK predictions, PBBM, and DDI projections to support Discovery and Development projects, enabling compound progression from discovery to early stages of clinical development
Roles and Responsibilities for this Position
  • Work closely with Discovery Project teams to influence programs at TPP design, lead optimiztion, candidate seeking and nomination.
  • Utilize PBPK and translational modeling tools to enable human PK projections throughout the life of a program
  • Evaluate and guide novel in vitro tools and methodology to improve prediction of human PK
  • Proactively lead cutting edge effort to build and refine PBPK models for novel drug modalities (covalent inhibitors, PROTACs, PPI’s etc.).
  • Liaise with DMPK, discovery biology/pharmacology and clinical scientists to generate data and knowledge supporting the build-up of translational, mechanistic models
  • Ensure communication is effective and clear for internally and externally on topics related to PBPK, translational modeling and simulation, human PK and DDI prediction
  • Keep abreast of emerging literature and science in modeling and in vitro approaches
Required Qualifications and Preferred Background
  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD with 0-4 (PhD), 8-10 (MS), or 10-12 (BS) years of experience in pharmaceutical or related field required; degree in Pharmacology or Pharmaceutical Sciences strongly preferred.
  • Hands-on project experience in PBPK modeling and simulation through internship, industry research collaboration, or direct industry experience strongly preferred.
  • Successful track record of applying PBPK into projects
  • Strong understanding of ADME, PK and DDI concepts as well as significant theoretical and practical understanding of own scientific discipline
  • Focus on and passion for data analysis, solving technical problems and applying new technologies to further scientific goals.
  • Hands-on experience in the use of commercial PBPK modeling software

Available Locations for this role
  • Boulder/Lewisville, Colorado
  • Remote (US Based)
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. 
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 for a Principal Scientist and $118,700 to $174,137 for a Sr. Principal Scientist and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Principal/Sr Principal Scientist, DMPK (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
Boulder, CO
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Loxo Oncology at Lilly’s Drug Discovery team has an immediate opening for an experienced drug metabolism scientist. The Loxo Oncology at Lilly team’s mission is to invent life-changing targeted therapies for cancer patient populations that are poorly treated by existing therapies. To that end, we have built a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated drug discovery scientists who are passionate about driving the science forward to create highly selective drugs for known oncogenic drivers. We are currently looking for accomplished DMPK program representative with a proven track records of success in small molecule drug discovery. The ideal candidate will be passionate about solving complex DMPK challenges and will excel at working closely with scientists across disciplines. The position requires excellent people skills, a positive can-do attitude, and the ability to thrive in a highly interactive, fast-paced, team environment.
Roles and Responsibilities for this Postion
  • Design and execute in vitro and in vivo preclinical studies to understand the pharmacokinetics (PK) and absorption, metabolism, distribution, and excretion (ADME) of new chemical entities (NCE)
  • Provide management and oversight of CROs in the conduct of in vitro and in vivo ADME studies
  • Advise medicinal chemistry teams on complex DMPK issues
  • Perform non-compartmental pharmacokinetic analysis on data
  • Review in vivo protocols and study reports
  • Collate data and present to program teams
  • Contribute to authoring and review of regulatory reports and documents
  • Maintain accurate and timely electronic lab notebook
  • BS, MS or Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline
  • BS with 10+, MS with 8+ or Ph.D. with 5+ years of DMPK experience
  • Experience managing and overseeing CROs
  • Experience managing Bioanalytical and Pharmacokinetic studies strongly preferred
  • Must have pharmacokinetic modeling experience
  • Experience with bioanalysis method and assay development
  • Good written and oral presentation capabilities
Available Locations for this Role
  • Boulder/Lewisville, Colorado
  • Remote (US Based)
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. 
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 for a Principal Scientist and $118,700 to $174,137 for a Sr. Principal Scientist and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Quality Systems Specialist (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Quality Assurance
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Loxo Oncology is seeking a highly-motivated Specialist Quality Systems who is an excellent influencer and enjoys a fast paced, dynamic work environment. The ideal candidate has demonstrated knowledge of GXP pharmaceutical Quality Systems and possesses sound judgment, capable of obtaining tangible results in a short period of time. This individual must assist with managing Loxo Quality Systems and will work collaboratively with both internal and external colleagues to influence mindset and provide proactive compliance. 
Roles and Responsibilities for the Position
  • Performs routine functions of the Loxo Quality system, which includes but is not limited to training, document management, deviations and CAPAs. 
  • Must be able to work with a sense of urgency.
  • Duties include:
  • o   Processing SOPs through document lifecycle (e.g. SOP creation, QC review, circulate for review, approval, periodic review, etc.).
  • o   Reviewing SOPs for compliance with GxP’s and internal requirements.
  • Assisting in curricula development.
  • Managing employee training files.
  • Assigning training and ensuring training is up to date.
  • Collaborating with internal Loxo departments and with Loxo’s parent company to identify training needs.
  • Collaborating with IT to problem solve system related issues
  • Additional responsibilities may include supporting inspection readiness, metrics reporting for Quality system elements, etc.
  • Works with internal departments to ensure continuous improvement of processes / procedures and quality of work product.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor's Degree is required in science, health or related field 5-7+ years’ experience in the Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry (21 CFR 210 and 211).
  • Working knowledge of IT Quality System solutions and associated compliance requirements, which includes but is not limited to; system implementation, execution and change management (Veeva systems a plus)
  • Broad and direct experience supporting regulatory authority inspections
  • Flexible in the face of shifting needs and/or priorities.
  • Able to interface well with all levels of personnel, including peers and other department heads such as: IT, Clinical Operations, Data Management, CMC, Clinical Science, Regulatory, Biostatistics, Drug Safety, Translational Research, Supply Chain and Project / Program Management.
  • Capacity to produce high quality results across multiple projects and demands, through effective prioritization, while working under short deadlines associated with a fast-paced dynamic scientific environment.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal skills and negotiation skills, both internally and externally.
  • Strategic thinker, open-minded and flexible to adopting new ideas.
  • Motivated, committed and self-managed.
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic and changing corporate environment
  • Requires a flexible work schedule to accommodate program priorities and international activities as needed.
  • Exceptional attention to detail
Available Locations for the Role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Boulder, CO
  • US Based Remote
Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $67,850 to $99,563 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientific Data Analyst, Scientific Systems (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
Boulder, CO
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Scientific Data Analyst will be responsible for the review and entry of data generated in a Discovery laboratory setting.  The Scientific Data Analyst works with biologists, chemists, and scientific systems group to develop and maintain strategies to ensure integrity of published data. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Build/align and maintain ontology strategies for publishing and reporting biological data.
  • Publish biological data into Scientific Systems based on templates and methods provided by Loxo.
  • Document and review methods to ensure procedures are followed.
  • Identify gaps and ontology issues within database and resolve issues.
  • Diagnose problems, solve simple problems, and suggest solutions to complex problems.
  • Develop and document strategies to ensure any new biological assays published in SLD align with Loxo Oncology, publishing, and reporting standards.
  • Identify ontology issues within database and resolve issues.
  • Contribute to Scientific Systems group strategy.
  • Train end users on the use of applications for data analysis.
  • Employee may be required to perform additional duties.
Required Qualifications and Preferred Background
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, or other scientifically relevant discipline or equivalent directly-related experience
  • Strong scientific and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Previous experience with Excel
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously and keep accurate records.
Available locations for this role
  • San Diego, CA
  • US Based- Remote
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment can be in an office, lab or remote based.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $67,850 to $99,563 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.
 

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientist, BioImaging, Discovery Technologies
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
New York, NY
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

As a Scientist in the Discovery Technologies, Imaging group, you will be joining a large and dynamic group focused on executing experiments on the cutting edge of pharmaceutical sciences. You will design and conduct experiments needed to support the various research programs for identified targets. You will be expected to demonstrate expertise with high-quality imaging needed for biological sciences (e.g., confocal, live cell imaging, 3D assays) and well versed in all aspects of image analysis. You will be responsible for maintenance of the imaging facilities and to liaise with instrument manufacturers to ensure Loxo’s imaging facilities remain state-of-the-art. You will also be encouraged to develop your own ideas and contribute these to the broader group. You are expected to be a dynamic and motivated scientist who can drive their own experiments and research activities, while collaborating extensively with the rest of the organization to execute on various research programs.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Scientific roles and responsibilities:
  • Design and execute studies using confocal microscopy and live cell imaging instruments
  • Assay development and cell line engineering to generate fluorescent fusions and novel signaling reporter assays
  • Image cell-cell interactions (i.e., CD3 redirection), cells expressing proteins of interest (i.e., cytokines, tumor associated antigens, organelles etc.), subcellular localization, trafficking, plasma membrane dynamics
  • Image analysis and algorithm development, data management
  • Maintain imaging facility instruments and become point of contact for any and all imaging needs for entire R&D organization
  • Interrogate experimental conduct of third parties/vendors
  • Facilitate experiments with in vivo pharmacology group
  • Additional responsibilities:
  • Communicate results at project team meetings, be involved in the coordination and preparation of presentations
  • Responsible for writing reports (internal and/or regulatory)
  • Discuss results with technical as well as non-technical personnel
  • Work in cross functional environments via extensive collaboration with other parts of the organization
  • Opportunity to directly manage junior scientists in the future
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BSc. in biological sciences with 5+ years of experience or MSc or PhD in biological sciences with 2-3 years of experience
  • PhD preferred
  • Extensive expertise in confocal microscopy and live cell imaging, assay development, high content imaging, signaling reporter assays, TIRF and image analysis
  • Experience with super resolution microscopy highly desirable
  • Experience in drug discovery an asset
  • Experience in automation and high throughput screening an asset
  • Deep expertise in translational biology concepts, history of working with organoids and 3D assays, as well as in vivo models (e.g., mice models) considered an asset
  • Expertise in cancer disease states (indications, mutational status, tumor cell drivers)
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively across various scientific disciplines to meet end goals of business
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment, working on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Physical Demands / Travel

Travel for this role will be <5%. The physical demands of this job are consistent with a laboratory/bench setting. 

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in a lab. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientist, Cell Line Generation
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

We are looking for a highly capable and motivated laboratory-based scientist experienced in cell line generation and characterization. This Research scientist will be a part of the cell line generation/cell biology team that generates engineered cell lines for our preclinical programs in oncology. The primary responsibilities will include engineering cell lines for use in in vitro functional assays and in vivo studies. The candidate is expected to work within a collaborative team environment, while being able to work independently to design, execute, and optimize experiments. Beyond performing experiments, the scientist will analyze the data from own experiments, present the data in meetings and work with the rest of the team to determine the next steps. Position level will be commensurate with applicant’s experience.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Construct knockout and expression vectors using mammalian plasmid and lentiviral, adenoviral, or retroviral systems. Viral titer measurement, and viral stock maintenance.
  • Generate engineered stable cell lines using transfection, CRISPR/Cas9 tools, lentiviral transduction, etc.
  • Optimize cell line development platforms to improve speed and reproducibility of cell line development
  • Perform routine molecular and cell biology techniques like DNA/RNA/protein extraction, qPCR analysis, western blot analysis, fluorescent microscopy and so on.
  • Maintain cultures of frequently used suspension and adherent cell lines.
  • Design, develop, and validate low to medium throughput cell-based assays if needed (independently and within team-based environments)
  • Keep detailed and accurate laboratory records, present results at group meetings and project team meetings
Required Qualifications and Preferred Background
  • BA/BS/MS/PhD in biology, cell biology, molecular biology or a related field
  • 2+ recent experience working with mammalian cell culture
  • Basic tissue culture techniques such as cell propagation, cryo- preservation, maintenance and so on
  • Prior cell culture experience with immortalized cell lines, cancer cell lines and/or primary cells
  • Experience creating stable cell lines, transient transfections, viral transductions
  • Prior experience with various analytical reagents such as Calcein AM, Cell Titer Glo, Alamar Blue, Annexin, PI/7AAD, and immunofluorescent antibodies
  • Experience with performing qPCR, ELISA, western blot, flow cytometry, cell sorting, fluorescent microscopy, all in the context of mammalian cells
  • Experience in or understanding of the techniques used to interrogate cell biology such as RNAi, CRISPR, and chemical inhibition of cellular pathways
  • Experience designing and performing mammalian cell assays in 96 and 384 formats
  • A high level of proficiency with many kinds of scientific software used to operate lab equipment and/or the ability to quickly master new software
  • Experience and proficiency with data analysis using statistical software such as Excel, Prism, Spotfire or others
  • Must be organized and efficient and able to work according to timelines.
  • Pharma/biotech drug discovery experience a plus    
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with laboratory bench setting and light office duties.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a laboratory-based setting.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientist, Organoid Team, Discovery Technologies
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
New York, NY
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Scientist in the Discovery Technologies, Organoid Group, will be joining a large and dynamic group focused on executing experiments on the cutting edge of pharmaceutical sciences. The candidate will execute experiments needed to support the various research programs for identified targets. They will be expected to demonstrate expertise with various organoid and patient derived models, to be able to troubleshoot technical difficulties encountered in organoid growth, and to interrogate the work of third parties/collaborators. The candidate will also be encouraged to develop their own ideas, contribute these to the broader organoid group as well as project teams, and is expected to be a dynamic and motivated scientist who can drive their own experiments and research activities, while collaborating extensively with the rest of the organization to execute on various research programs. The candidate will collaborate with project teams in NYC, Indianapolis, SSF, and Boulder for design and execution of studies, and will work closely with multi-disciplinary teams, providing expertise throughout all stages of the lifecycle of target modulation and validation to advance our portfolio. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Scientific roles and responsibilities
  • Develop key capabilities for the generation of necessary patient-derived organoid models for detailed functional characterization
  • Design and execute studies to profile candidate molecules in organoid systems
  • Troubleshoot technical difficulties encountered in organoid establishment, growth and testing
  • Test biologics or small molecules in organoid tumor models (dose response experiments, profiling, comparing to control compounds)
  • Grow organoids of various types; have extensive knowledge of media and growth factors on organoid development
  • Perform experiments that modulate target expression in organoid systems
  • Interrogate experimental conduct of third parties/vendors

  • Additional responsibilities
  • Communicate results at project team meetings, be involved in the coordination and preparation of presentations
  • Discuss results with technical as well as non-technical personnel
  • Lead, and work collaboratively across multiple laboratory-based functions to establish the mechanisms, phenotypes, and biology of new targets using modern approaches in molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry
  • Work in cross functional environments via extensive collaboration with other parts of the organization
  • In some cases, direct leadership of a junior scientist may be required

Required Qualifications and Background
  • BS degree in biological sciences with 5 years of experience or MS/PhD in biological sciences with 2-3 years of experience required.
  • Extensive expertise working with organoid models
  • Deep expertise in cancer disease states (indications, mutational status, tumor cell drivers) strongly
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively across various scientific disciplines to meet end goals of business
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment, working on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with laboratory setting.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab. 
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientist, Protein Expression- Structural Biology
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
San Diego, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This position offers the opportunity to be part of Loxo’s discovery teams focused on creating novel, highly specific and selective drugs for genetically identified targets.  The Molecular Biologist will employ modern cloning methods to support the gene-to-structure pipeline across multiple projects and project teams.  This is an extremely important role where the right person will be able to have a real impact on cutting-edge science, making a real difference in patient’s lives. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Provide recombinant protein expression support within a structural biology & enzymology setting.
  • Execute projects in an efficient manner, working within aggressive timelines.
  • Rapidly communicate scientific results and insights to the team.
  • Prepare reports for internal and external purposes including regulatory submissions.
  • Participate and lead project-based and technical team meetings to identify and solve problems, guide work towards project goals, communicate on-going work and progress, and plan forward thinking strategies.
  • Continually advance your understanding of current methodology and new/emerging technologies by reading scientific literature.
  • Proactively investigate new or different technologies, methods, and service providers to ensure our work is being done in a scientifically sound, efficient, and reasonable way.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BA/BS/MS/PhD in biology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field.
  • Ideal candidate will have with 5+ years hands-on experience, working in a gene to structure laboratory in a biotech/pharma setting, but less experienced, motivated individuals are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience with a variety of protein expression systems (E.coli, insect cell, mammalian) for recombinant protein expression. Hands-on experience of a variety of insect cell cells (SF9, SF21, T.ni/Hi5) from culture, transfection and characterization is desirable and/or experience utilizing mammalian cell lines such as CHO, Expi, HEK etc.
  • Experience with small scale analysis of biomass, particularly regarding soluble protein expression.
  • Hands-on experience of protein purification techniques such as IMAC, SEC, IEX are desirable as is experience with the Phynexus and Akta FPLC is desirable.
  • SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, Cell Counter experience as well as experience of modern cloning techniques such as Gibson Assembly is a plus.
  • The candidate must be self-motivated but always maintain focus on why we are here and who is important i.e. the patients and their families/caregivers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interact well with colleagues, vendors, contractors, scientific advisors, and staff at all levels.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills.
  • Experience across the gene-to-structure pipeline is a plus.
  • A learning mindset.  
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientist, Protein Purification Biologist-Structural Biology
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
San Diego, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This position offers the opportunity to be part of Loxo’s discovery teams focused on creating novel, highly specific and selective drugs for genetically identified targets. The Scientist, Protein Purification will employ modern cloning methods to support the gene-to-structure pipeline across multiple projects and project teams.  This is an extremely important role where the right person will be able to have a real impact on cutting-edge science, making a real difference in patient’s lives.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Provide recombinant protein purification support within a structural biology & enzymology setting.
  • Execute projects in an efficient manner, working within aggressive timelines.
  • Rapidly communicate scientific results and insights to the team.
  • Prepare reports for internal and external purposes including regulatory submissions.
  • Participate and lead project-based and technical team meetings to identify and solve problems, guide work towards project goals, communicate on-going work and progress, and plan forward thinking strategies.
  • Continually advance your understanding of current methodology and new/emerging technologies by reading scientific literature.
  • Investigate new or different technologies, methods, and service providers to ensure our work is being done in a scientifically sound, efficient, and reasonable way
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BA/BS/MS/PhD in biology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field.
  • Ideal candidate will have with 5+ years hands-on experience, working in a gene to structure laboratory in a biotech/pharma setting, but less experienced, motivated individuals are encouraged to apply.
  • Expertise with FPLC protein purification techniques such as IMAC, SEC, IEX, HIC is required, ideally utilizing the Akta FPLC systems.
  • Expertise with protein characterization techniques such as Mass Spectrometry (Orbitrap, QTOF, hybrid traps) and Thermal Denaturation assays such as differential scanning fluorimetry (DSF) is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with biophysical techniques such as SPR, HDX, DLS, ITC, binding assays, enzyme kinetic assays is desirable.
  • Experience with a variety of protein expression systems (E.coli, BV, mammalian, yeast) is a plus.
  • The candidate must be self-motivated but always maintain focus on why we are here and who is important i.e. the patients and their families/caregivers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interact well with colleagues, vendors, contractors, scientific advisors, and staff at all levels.
  • Sample preparation specifically for X-ray crystallography or Cryo-EM is desirable.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills.
  • Experience across the gene-to-structure pipeline is a plus.
  • A learners mindset
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office and the lab. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientist/Senior Scientist, Pharmacology
Function:
Pharmacology
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Pharmacology Scientist will be responsible for identifying, developing, and performing robust, reproducible in vitro and in vivo assays to support tier 1-3 assays.  The Scientist will provide hands-on compound testing to support the small molecule drug discovery oncology pipeline and will be responsible for characterizing the effects of small molecule compounds on specific protein targets using multiple assay formats. A strong background in experimental curve-fitting, statistics, and assay optimization and execution is required.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Develop robust Tier 1 - 3 assays including biochemical (enzyme and binding), cell based (e.g. target inhibition, proliferation etc), tumor models (development and analysis).
  • Design, execute, and trouble-shoot experiments.
  • Perform comprehensive data analysis.
  • Communicate experimental findings to team members.
  • Actively engage in advancing drug discovery.
  • This is a “hands-on” laboratory based position.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BS/MS/PhD in oncology, biology, biochemistry or related fields.
  • Ability to leverage multiple assay platforms to measure target engagement, pathway modulation and cell sensitivity in response to compounds.
  • Strong understanding of oncology and signaling pathways.
  • Continual learner and possesses a can-do attitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including experimental documentation.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Possess personal accountability for excellent and timely results.
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.
  • Experience with biochemical and kinetic-based assay technologies (e.g. FP, TR-FRET, AlphaScreen, Luminescence).
  • Experience with laboratory instrumentation and automation.
  • Cell culture expertise (cell lines and primary cells) including clonal cell isolation techniques. Solid and liquid tumor cell lines.
  • Hands-on experience in lentivirus production, titration, and transduction.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing cell-based assay to monitor protein levels and modifications including the following methods:   ELISA, In-Cell Westerns, Mesoscale, HTRF, AlphaScreen, MALDI-TOF MS.
  • Cell viability, proliferation and apoptosis assays.
  • Experience with multiplexed antibody-based detection methods (e.g. Luminex, Mesoscale).
  • Tumor and/or tissue sample handling and processing for biomarker analysis.
  • Ability to perform quantitative data analysis, curve fitting, statistics etc.
  • Experience developing multi-channel flow cytometry based screening assays including sample preparation, staining, operating flow cytometers, and analyzing flow.
  • Tumor biology including cell line xenograft and/or PDX models in oncology setting.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Metabolite analysis in cells and tumors.
  • Experience with small molecule compound testing.
  • Proficient in CRISPR, shRNA and/or siRNA gene regulation.
  • Organoid or 3D culture method development.
  • Colony formation assay experience.
  • High content cellular imaging skills.
  • Expertise in running high-throughput and automated cancer cell proliferation panels.
  • Experience in confocal microscopy.
  • Gene expression profiling of tumor samples.
  • Experience in the generation and analysis of mouse cancer models.
  • Experience with tumor implantation techniques and dosing, tumor measurement, health monitoring, and data collection and analysis.
  • In vitro and ex vivo experience analyzing biomarkers (examples include flow cytometry, IHC, ELISA, RT-PCR, Westerns, Luminex).
  • Experience with bioluminescent imaging studies.
  • Understanding of PK, PD, and PK/PD relationship.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with a laboratory setting.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office and a lab. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientist/Senior Scientist, Pharmacology
Function:
Pharmacology
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Pharmacology Scientist will be responsible for identifying, developing, and performing robust, reproducible in vitro and in vivo assays to support tier 1-3 assays.  The Scientist will provide hands-on compound testing to support the small molecule drug discovery oncology pipeline and will be responsible for characterizing the effects of small molecule compounds on specific protein targets using multiple assay formats. A strong background in experimental curve-fitting, statistics, and assay optimization and execution is required.
Roles and Responsibilities for this Position
  • This is a “hands-on” laboratory-based position.
  • Highly motivated and actively engage in advancing drug discovery and develop the robust Tier 1 - 3 assays including biochemical (enzyme and binding), cell based (e.g., target inhibition, proliferation etc.), tumor models (development and analysis).
  • Design, execute and trouble-shoot in vitro and in vivo experiments to understand the mechanisms of action of our compounds (or benchmarks) and characterize the promising PD biomarkers by using biochemical, molecular, and cellular assays.
  • Perform the comprehensive data analysis and communicate the experimental findings to project team.
  • Work collaboratively and incorporate diverse perspectives into decision-making, and work successfully in a nimble, fast-paced matrixed environment.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BS/MS/PhD in oncology, biology, biochemistry, or related fields with 3+ year of hands-on bench experience, preferably in an industry setting. 
  • Ability to leverage multiple assay platforms to measure target engagement, pathway modulation and cell activity in response to compounds treatment.
  • Strong understanding of oncology and signaling pathways.
  • Hands-on experience in cell viability, proliferation, and apoptosis assays; lentivirus production, titration, and transduction; and cell culture expertise (cell lines and primary cells) including clonal cell isolation techniques. 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing cell-based assay to monitor protein levels and modifications including the following methods: ELISA, In-Cell Westerns, Mesoscale, HTRF, AlphaScreen, MALDI-TOF MS.
  • Experience with the biochemical and kinetic-based assay technologies (e.g. FP, TR-FRET, AlphaScreen, Luminescence) and the multiplexed antibody-based detection methods (e.g. Luminex, Mesoscale).
  • Tumor biology including cell line xenograft and/or PDX models in oncology setting, and tumor and/or tissue sample handling and processing for biomarker analysis.
  • Experience with developing multi-channel flow cytometry-based screening assays including sample preparation, staining, operating flow cytometers, and analyzing flow.
  • Ability to perform quantitative data analysis, curve fitting, statistics etc.
  • Experience with laboratory instrumentation and automation.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Continual learner and possesses a can-do attitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including experimental documentation.
  • Possess personal accountability for excellent and timely results.
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrating the ability and willingness to work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Metabolite analysis in cells and tumors.
  • Experience with small molecule compound testing.
  • Proficient in CRISPR, shRNA and/or siRNA gene regulation.
  • Organoid or 3D culture method development.
  • Colony formation assay experience.
  • High content cellular imaging skills.
  • Expertise in running high-throughput and automated cancer cell proliferation panels.
  • Experience in confocal microscopy.
  • Gene expression profiling of tumor samples.
  • Experience in the generation and analysis of mouse cancer models, tumor implantation techniques and dosing, tumor measurement, health monitoring, and data collection and analysis.
  • Ex vivo experience analyzing biomarkers (examples include flow cytometry, IHC, ELISA, RT-PCR, Westerns, Luminex).
  • Experience with bioluminescent imaging studies.
  • Understanding of PK, PD, and PK/PD relationship.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with a lab.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in a lab.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Scientist/Senior Scientist, Proteomics
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This position is an opportunity to learn and grow within a dynamic team dedicated to creating specific targeted therapeutics for genetically defined oncology targets. We are seeking a Scientist with experience in biochemistry, cell biology and/or mass spectrometry based proteomics. This individual will serve as a technical lead and be responsible for carrying out experimental research aimed at understanding the role of proteins and post-translational modifications in oncology. An important focus is to study how proteins and protein interactomes are modulated by drug candidates. The researcher will have the opportunity to utilize and further develop state-of-the-art technologies for the discovery and characterization of receptor-ligand interactions. Research in the group is fast paced and highly collaborative, drawing on the expertise of experts in biochemistry, cell biology and oncology.
Role and Responsibilities for the Position
  • The ideal candidate should have experience in protein biochemistry and proteomic techniques.
  • Experience with proteomics sample preparation (i.e. proteolytic digestion, solid phase extraction, immunoprecipitation) and operation of an Orbitrap mass spectrometer are preferred, but not essential for success in this role.
  • Computational skills are highly desirable.
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills are essential for success in this collaborative role.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD preferred, or a BA/BS or MS in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, or related field +
  • Ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with protein characterization and cell culture.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interact well with colleagues, vendors, contractors, scientific advisors, and staff at all levels.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills
  • Committed to staying current with the latest scientific breakthroughs in structure-based drug design and proteomics.
  • Expertise in other methods of enzymology or biophysical characterization and structural biology is a plus
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Associate Scientist/Scientist, Discovery Biology
Function:
Target Discovery
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join a dynamic and fast-paced discovery biology team. Under the guidance of a principal or senior principal scientist, the successful candidate will support lab-based research projects to identify and validate novel druggable targets. The ideal candidate is a team player familiar with routine molecular and cellular biology techniques, and has demonstrated organizational skills. This individual learn various cutting-edge techniques and thrive in a team-oriented environment with career growth opportunity.  
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Maintain and establish various mammalian cell lines used to credential novel targets.
  • Perform cellular and biochemical assays to evaluate the outcome of various genetic or chemical perturbations.    
  • Analyze, interpret, and present the data to the team and/or organization.
  • Troubleshoot experiments in a timely manner.
  • Learn and apply new techniques to support ongoing efforts.
  • Actively participate in group discussions and collaborate with colleagues throughout the organization.
  • Contribute to a safe and efficient workplace. 
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BS, MS, or PhD in biology, cancer, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, or related discipline, with 3+ years lab-based experience.
  • Expertise in routine molecular and cellular techniques.
  • Experience in gene editing (CRISPR, TALEN, etc.) and/or high-throughput screening is a plus.
  • Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and strong documentation skills.
  • Outstanding communication, writing, and presentation skills are a must.
Available locations for this role
  • South San Francisco, CA

Physical Demands:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with working in a laboratory/ bench environment. Some light lifting, and maneuvering may be required.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
Work Environment:
This position’s work environment is in a laboratory/bench environment.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Regulatory Affairs
Location:
Remote
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs will develop regulatory strategy and serve as regulatory lead for several programs in diverse areas of development with a focus on oncology and hematology and act as the regulatory lead for US/Global health authorities as required.  This individual will provide oversight of planning and execution of major submissions and responses to regulatory authorities related to IND/NDA submissions, Annual Reports, Investigator Brochures, IND amendments, briefing documents for FDA meetings, as well as responses to health authority requests.
Roles and Responsibilities for the Position
  • Responsible for planning, developing and implementing the regulatory strategy for assigned projects and programs in all stages of development (IND through NDA/BLA approval)
  • Applies global regulatory knowledge governing responsible products to contribute to the overall development strategy
  • Primary point of contact to regulatory agencies relevant to assigned projects or programs, as appropriate
  • Provides regulatory leadership and guidance to project teams
  • Supervises and mentors regulatory team members to support implementation of regulatory strategy
  • Lead FDA meetings; develops briefing packages for meetings with FDA and other global health authorities
  • Responsible for regulatory response strategies and coordinating all aspects of regulatory submissions relevant to assigned projects or programs
  • Develops regulatory submission documents. Manages or delegates the completion of documents and other assigned tasks within established timelines and with high quality – in terms of scientific content, organization, clarity, accuracy, format, consistency and adherence to regulatory guidelines, styles and processes
  • Develop strategies, drafts and/or responses and other documents intended for submission to FDA and other global health authorities
  • Identifies and assesses regulatory risks for assigned projects or programs
  • Prepares and delivers effective presentations for external and internal audiences
  • Interfaces with regulatory agencies relevant to assigned projects or programs, as appropriate
  • Monitor newly published FDA guidelines and international guidance documents in the context of new and ongoing development programs
Required Qualifications and Background
  • 10+ years pharmaceutical/biotech drug development experience and 8+ years in Regulatory Affairs.  Advanced degree in a scientific discipline preferred.
  • Experience in successful submission of INDs/CTAs and NDA or BLAs
  • Proven experience navigating successful submissions in the oncology space
  • Strong scientific foundation, including a good understanding of oncology
  • FDA Advisory Committees experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of global regulatory requirements
  • Self-motivated in accelerating work to meet challenging timelines
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal direction and within project teams, committees, corporate partners, etc. to attain group goals
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Ability to represent the group in project teams
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Experience in interfacing with relevant regulatory authorities
  • Experience and knowledge in the preparation of major regulatory submissions and supportive amendments or supplements
  • Experience in interpretation and application of regulations, guidelines, policy statements, etc.
Available Locations for This Role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Remote (US Based)
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in an office.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $200,500 to $294,109 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Medical Monitor (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Medical
Location:
Stamford, CT
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior Medical Monitor will lead and support the expansion of clinical development programs (or one large, complex program) in support of the overall product development plan and serve as an ambassador and resource to various physicians and clinical trial sites, based on strong medical and scientific principles, knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements, Loxo customers, markets, business operations, and emerging issues, and perform other responsibilities as requested.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Primary responsibility for and ownership of design, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of scientific content of protocols, Investigator Brochures, Clinical Study reports, regulatory submissions and responses, and other program documents.   
  • May participate in or lead clinical development contributions to due diligence or other business development activity.  As required by program needs, contributes in partnership with research colleagues to design and implement translational strategies.
  • Acts as clinical lead and actively solicits opinion leader interactions related to the disease area(s); partners with Medical Affairs, Commercial and other functions in these activities as required, consistent with corporate policies, to ensure that broad cross-functional perspectives are incorporated into Clinical Development Plans and protocols as appropriate.
  • Stays abreast of professional information and technology through conferences, medical literature, and other available training, to augment expertise in the therapeutic area. May represent Loxo at key external meetings.
  • Responsible for understanding the regulatory requirements related to the clinical studies and global drug development and accountable for complying with those requirements. Serves as a clinical representative for key regulatory discussions.
  • Ensures adherence to Good Clinical Practices, pharmacovigilance standards, standard operating procedures and to all other quality standards in conducting research. 
Required Qualifications and Background
  • MD, Board certification in Oncology or equivalent.
  • PhD would be an advantage.
  • 1+ years Clinical Trials/Research experience in pharmaceutical industry, academia, or equivalent.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and address complex problems and create solutions for one or more projects.
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with physicians, expert consultants, and contracted vendors.
  • Strong analytical mind and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to bring out the best in others on a cross-functional global team. Must be able to lead through influence.
  • Proven ability to interact externally and internally to support a global scientific and business strategy.
  • Strong document management skills, including proficiency with MS Word, EndNote, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals within and across functions/teams. Willing collaborator.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
Available locations for this role
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Stamford, CT
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties. This role will require 50-60% travel.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office / traveling in the field to both US and International locations.  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Medicinal Chemist
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
San Diego, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Loxo Oncology at Lilly’s Drug Discovery team has an immediate opening for an experienced medicinal chemist. The Loxo Oncology at Lilly team’s mission is to invent life-changing targeted therapies for cancer patient populations that are poorly treated by existing therapies. To that end, we have built a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated drug discovery scientists who are passionate about driving the science forward to create highly selective drugs for known oncogenic drivers. We are currently looking for accomplished medicinal chemists with a proven track records of success in small molecule drug discovery. The ideal candidate will be passionate about leading from the bench to solve medicinal chemistry challenges and will excel at working closely with scientists across disciplines. The position requires excellent people skills, a positive can-do attitude, and the ability to thrive in a highly interactive, fast-paced, team environment.
Roles and Responsibilities for the Position
  • Drive the team forward with new medicinal chemistry analogs that consistently move the project toward the next breakthrough drug candidate.
  • Optimize lead series for potency, selectivity, physiochemical properties, in vitro ADME, and PK by coupling multivariant SAR analysis with hypothesis-driven medicinal chemistry design principles. Use sound scientific methods to propose hypotheses and determine next steps even with complex or ambiguous data.
  • Work closely with structural biology and computational chemistry colleagues to design novel compounds and hypotheses that address key drug optimization goals.
  • Reduce ideas to practice in the lab quickly by effectively employing a broad range of modern organic chemistry transformations, synthetic methods, purification and characterization techniques.
  • Synergize with the broader team by communicating results, sharing insights, making plans, and setting goals in an open, honest way.
  • Provide medicinal chemistry insight for new target and lead identification and evaluation initiatives in the oncology space.
  • Proactively investigate new or different technologies to improve the effectiveness of the drug discovery process.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Chemistry with a focus on synthetic organic chemistry.
  • 5+ years of experience in small molecule drug discovery in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting.
  • Proven track record of success in advancing programs from leads to advanced candidates.
  • Extensive experience in lead compound optimization for potency, selectivity, ADME and PK.  
  • Experienced in the use of synthetic chemistry instrumentation: HPLC, LC-MS, NMR, and purification systems.
  • Expert in using common medicinal chemistry software: electronic notebook, ChemDraw, Excel; data visualization; structure viewing; literature, chemical and database searching.
  • Committed to staying current with the latest scientific breakthroughs in the medicinal chemistry field through continued reading of the literature and attendance of scientific conferences. 
  • An excellent team player with ability to communicate synergistically with a multidisciplinary team and be accountable for the medicinal chemistry progress of the project. Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Medicinal Chemist
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
Boulder, CO
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Loxo Oncology at Lilly’s Drug Discovery team in Boulder, Colorado has an immediate opening for an experienced medicinal chemist. The Loxo Oncology at Lilly team’s mission is to invent life-changing targeted therapies for cancer patient populations that are poorly treated by existing therapies. To that end, we have built a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated drug discovery scientists who are passionate about driving the science forward to create highly selective drugs for known oncogenic drivers. We are currently looking for accomplished medicinal chemists with a proven track records of success in small molecule drug discovery. The ideal candidate will be passionate about leading from the bench to solve medicinal chemistry challenges and will excel at working closely with scientists across disciplines. The position requires excellent people skills, a positive can-do attitude, and the ability to thrive in a highly interactive, fast-paced, team environment.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Drive the team forward with new medicinal chemistry analogs that consistently move the project toward the next breakthrough drug candidate.
  • Optimize lead series for potency, selectivity, physiochemical properties, in vitro ADME, and PK by coupling multivariant SAR analysis with hypothesis-driven medicinal chemistry design principles. Use sound scientific methods to propose hypotheses and determine next steps even with complex or ambiguous data.
  • Work closely with structural biology and computational chemistry colleagues to design novel compounds and hypotheses that address key drug optimization goals.
  • Reduce ideas to practice in the lab quickly by effectively employing a broad range of modern organic chemistry transformations, synthetic methods, purification and characterization techniques.
  • Synergize with the broader team by communicating results, sharing insights, making plans, and setting goals in an open, honest way.
  • Provide medicinal chemistry insight for new target and lead identification and evaluation initiatives in the oncology space.
  • Proactively investigate new or different technologies to improve the effectiveness of the drug discovery process.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Chemistry with a focus on synthetic organic chemistry.
  • 5+ years of experience in small molecule drug discovery in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry setting.
  • Proven track record of success in advancing programs from leads to advanced candidates.
  • Extensive experience in lead compound optimization for potency, selectivity, ADME and PK.  
  • Experienced in the use of synthetic chemistry instrumentation: HPLC, LC-MS, NMR, and purification systems.
  • Expert in using common medicinal chemistry software: electronic notebook, ChemDraw, Excel; data visualization; structure viewing; literature, chemical and database searching.
  • Committed to staying current with the latest scientific breakthroughs in the medicinal chemistry field through continued reading of the literature and attendance of scientific conferences. 
  • An excellent team player with ability to communicate synergistically with a multidisciplinary team and be accountable for the medicinal chemistry progress of the project. Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this position are consistent with working in a laboratory/ bench environment. Some light lifting and maneuvering may be required.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is based in a laboratory/ bench environment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $89,750 to $131,672 for a Senior Scientist and $103,200 to 151,423 for a Principal Scientist and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Principal Scientist, Biophysical Chemistry
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior Principal Scientist/Research Fellow will play a pivotal role in building and leading a team of scientists in the Protein Science & Engineering: Biophysical Chemistry group.
 
The role will be responsible for screening and characterization of antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates (ADC) candidate molecules generated by discovery and bioconjugation and samples subjected to developability assessment and optimization using various biophysical platforms.  The role requires a clear understanding of strategies laid out for Loxo Large Molecule Biologics and implementation of strategies in the context of biophysical chemistry, protein science and engineering. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Facilitate building a team of scientists and associates at various levels for Loxo Oncology Biologics
  • Lead a team of scientists and associates to screen, characterize and investigate, using biophysical platforms and methodologies, large biologicals comprised of antibodies, antibody conjugates, multi specifics and other modalities, created for treatment of several oncological indications
  • Responsible for designing, overseeing, and executing key experiments for biophysical characterization of these large molecules from early discovery to early development stage
  • Interact and collaborate with other teams across the company to provide biophysical solutions; analyze, collate, and disseminate data to teams in a timely manner
  • Participate and present periodic updates and reports to senior management to significantly influence strategic research decisions and operations
  • Participate in long-term strategies for creation of innovative solutions and intellectual property for securing FTO for Loxo
  • Liaise with CROs and vendors for contract work and evaluations
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Ph.D. in life or analytical sciences or equivalent fields with at least 15 years of relevant job experience in the biopharma industry with good understanding of drug development process of therapeutic antibodies, antibody conjugates, bi and multi-specific molecules, and other modalities.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in leading a team by providing clear direction, setting expectations, and mentoring scientists
  • Demonstrated proven expertise in characterization of biomolecular interactions using various industry standard SPR, BLI, and other relevant platforms for characterization of high/low affinities, concentrations, cross-blocking activities, binding models, heterogeneities, and other product defining characteristics
  • Experienced in laboratory automation for liquid handling and screening, UV/Fluorescence plate readers
  • Demonstrated knowledge in biophysical techniques and platforms for characterization of physical, chemical, and conformational stabilities of biologics
  • Experienced in antibody design and engineering approaches with modeling, cloning, and expression
  • Experienced in optimization of CMC properties desirable
  • Prior experience in participation of team efforts for antibody lead panel generation, lead optimization, and IND enabling studies
  • Hands-on experience on biosensor data analysis and visualization software tools such as Graphpad Prism, Matlab, Spotfire etc.
  • Demonstrated can-do attitude and brings innovative ideas in challenging projects set up in a collaborative, cross-functional organization
  • Excellent communication skills and with strong organizational abilities
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with laboratory bench setting.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology, Team Leader
Function:
Target Discovery
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology, Team Leader will be responsible for leading a research team identifying the next generation of molecular targets for cancer therapeutics. The Senior Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology, Team Leader will lead the discovery and early validation of oncology targets through close collaborations with other discovery and translational functions. Experience in molecular biology, cell engineering, and biochemistry through in vitro and in vivo model systems is required. In addition, candidates should be familiar with computational and data-driven tools mining large-scale datasets. The Discovery Biology team will be part of a multi-disciplinary effort focused on high-quality, truth-seeking science to bring forward innovative cancer drug therapy.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Lead cross-functional teams that will be responsible for novel target discovery and validation.
  • Supervise and mentor cell biologists and biochemists engaged in target identification and validation to think deeply and work creatively while delivering excellent scientific results and insights to the project teams and their colleagues.
  • Develop and continually advance internal drug development efforts through our discovery, clinical and research programs.
  • Proactively investigate new or different technologies and methods to advance our discovery projects.
  • Collaborate closely with leaders across Loxo Oncology at Lilly to identify, validate and advance new targets into portfolio.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in Molecular/Cellular Biology, Biochemistry, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years postdoctoral and/or research experience with prior experience in target discovery/validation and cancer biology in the biotech or pharma setting.
  • Deep experience in areas of cancer biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and cancer genomics.
  • Outstanding communication, writing, and presentation skills is a must.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience supervising scientists.
  • Expertise in designing and commissioning studies using cancer cell line and patient-derived xenograft models, to test oncology compounds.
  • Experience with cell engineering such as knock-in and knockdown cell lines with CRISPR and/or other technologies.
  • Experience working with external CROs (for PDX models, target screening, etc.).
  • Experience with early clinical trial studies and the development and implementation of pharmacodynamic and patient selection biomarker assays.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills.
  • Provide strategic input to target identification and validation strategy to leadership team.
  • Ability to collaborate, lead, and influence others.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties and some laboratory work. Some light lifting, and maneuvering may be required.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office and laboratory environment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Principal Scientist, Mass Spec
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior Principal Scientist will play a pivotal role in building and leading a team of scientists in the Protein Science & Engineering within Loxo Oncology Biologics
 
The role requires a clear understanding of strategies laid out for Loxo Large Molecule Biologics and implementation of strategies in the context of bioanalytical and mass-spectrometry. This includes characterization of antibody and ADC candidate molecules, facilitation and providing guidance in epitope mapping studies, developability assessments, and pre-clinical in-vivo/pharmacokinetic studies utilizing bioanalytical techniques, mass-spectrometry, and other discovery-related characterization. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Facilitate in building a team of scientists and associates at various levels within Loxo Oncology Biologics
  • Lead a diverse group encompassing analytical and mass-spectrometry based characterization of large molecule biologics for oncology
  • Responsible for designing, overseeing, and executing key experiments for analytical and mass-spectrometry based characterization of these large molecules from early discovery to early development stage
  • Interact and collaborate with other teams across the company to provide analytical and mass-spec solutions; analyze, collate, and disseminate data to teams in a timely manner
  • Participate and present periodic updates and reports to senior management to significantly influence strategic research decisions and operations
  • Participate in long-term strategies for creation of innovative solutions and intellectual property for securing FTO for Loxo
  • Liaise with CROs and vendors for contract work and evaluations
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Ph.D. in life or analytical sciences or equivalent fields with at least 15 years of relevant job experience in the biopharma industry with good understanding of drug development process with emphasis on antibody-drug conjugates.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in leading a team by providing clear direction, setting expectations, and mentoring scientists
  • Demonstrated proven expertise in protein mass-spectrometry for antibodies including LC-MS intact protein analysis, peptide mapping, conjugate analysis, PTMs, de-novo sequencing, and chemical modifications
  • Experienced in small molecule and protein mass-spectrometry of antibody drug-conjugates (ADC) for characterization of conjugation site analysis, positional isomers, free drug, drug stability, and metabolite analysis
  • Experienced in analytical characterization of large molecules and conjugates using SEC/HIC, U/HPLC, cIEF, CE and cLIF
  • Lead in setting up studies for assessment of antibodies and ADCs for developability/CMC and assist in writing of technical reports, SOPs, and regulatory documents for IND
  • Prior experience in participation of team efforts for antibody lead panel generation, lead optimization, and IND enabling studies
  • Hands-on experience on data analysis of mass-spec data, informatics, and tools such as Graphpad Prism,
  • Demonstrated can-do attitude and brings innovative ideas in challenging projects set up in a collaborative, cross-functional organization
  • Excellent communication skills and with strong organizational abilities
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with laboratory bench setting.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Principal Scientist/Principal Scientist, Large Molecule Biology, Team Leader
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
New York, NY
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior Principal Scientist/Principal Scientist will lead a dynamic group of scientists (internal team as well as external CRO) conducting various research projects to identify large molecule/biologics which can effectively treat various forms of cancer.  This is a hands-on role where you will lead from the bench.  The Senior Principal Scientist/Principal Scientist will design and perform experiments that determine the efficacy of pipeline agents through a variety of techniques such as in vitro and ex vivo assays, target validation, and functional screening. Collaboration across functional areas within Loxo Oncology at Lilly is required including Large Molecule and Oncology Biologics senior leadership.  The Senior Principal Scientist/Principal Scientist will be a key member of the large molecule organization, where you will be responsible for maintaining the scientific quality and efficiency of your organization, as well as assist and contribute to the strategic direction of large molecule discovery.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Design and oversee the execution of key mechanistic and discovery biology experiments involving diverse oncogenic mechanisms (i.e., tumor indications, signaling, cancer targets, biologic mechanisms of tumor inhibitions).
  • Maintain focus on project deliverables and prioritize experiments and efforts accordingly.
  • Oversee/perform assays to identify the drug candidate evaluate the candidate for clinical testing.
  • Liaise with CROs and vendors to outsource activities, provide input to management team on vendor selection.
  • Provide scientific expertise when determining organizations to strategically partner with.
  • Interrogate experimental conduct of third parties/vendors.
  • Participate in target identification in collaboration with leadership.
  • Build, lead, and manage team of Scientists at various levels.  
  • Indirectly oversee work of third parties/vendors (e.g., CROs).
  • Manage resource allocation effectively.
  • Build roadmaps to execute on specific targets, and overall strategic projects.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in cellular biology, immunology, or allied disciplines with minimum 3+ years’ industry experience OR BS/MS with 10+ years of direct pharmaceutical/biotechnology experience.
  • Laboratory experience with ADC and CD3 platforms and biologic assays.
  • Knowledge on immune targets and myeloid biology/targets.
  • Strong attention to detail and highly goal oriented with demonstrated critical thinking capabilities.
  • Ability to trouble shoot effectively and think outside of the box.
  • Ability to collaborate with translational biology functions (PK/PD, toxicology, Ab discovery).
  • Proven success leading, managing, and coaching others (either directly or indirectly).
  • Demonstrated ability and track record in managing work overseen by third parties/vendors/strategic partners.
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively across various scientific disciplines to meet end goals of business.
  • Demonstrated excellence in making key strategic decisions in support of broader business goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with laboratory/bench setting
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Principal Scientist/Research Fellow, Bioconjugation
Function:
Discovery Biologics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior Principal Scientist/Research Fellow will play a pivotal role in building and leading a team of scientists in the Bioconjugation group within Large Molecule Biologic team.
 
The role will be responsible for leading the generation and purification of cytotoxic and immune-stimulatory agents conjugated to candidate antibodies for pre-clinical evaluation. The role requires a clear understanding of strategies laid out for Loxo Large Molecule Biotherapeutics and implementation of strategies in the context of antibody drug-conjugate (ADC) modalities. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Facilitate in building a team of scientists and associates at various levels for Loxo Oncology Biologics
  • Lead a small of scientists and associates for bioconjugation of antibodies to cytotoxic/immune stimulatory payloads
  • Responsible for designing, overseeing, and executing key experiments for characterization of large molecules from early discovery to early development stage
  • Interact and collaborate with other teams across the company to provide analytical and mass-spec solutions; analyze, collate, and disseminate data to teams in a timely manner
  • Participate and present periodic updates and reports to senior management to significantly influence strategic research decisions and operations
  • Participate in long-term strategies for creation of innovative solutions and intellectual property for securing FTO for Loxo
  • Liaise with CROs and vendors for contract work and evaluations
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Ph.D. in organic chemistry, chemical engineering, or equivalent fields with at least 15 years of relevant job experience in the biopharma industry with good understanding of drug development process with emphasis on antibody-drug conjugates.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in leading a team by providing clear direction, setting expectations, and mentoring scientists
  • Demonstrated proven expertise in generation of lead panel antibody-drug conjugates, optimization of conjugation, payload and linker chemistry, formulation, and stability assessment of ADCs, and IND enabling studies
  • Hands-on experience in various cytotoxic and immune stimulatory agents and conjugation of the same to antibodies using site-specific and engineered approaches
  • Proficient in analytical and biochemical assays to evaluate conjugation efficiency, free-drug analysis, estimation of DARs, multi-component stability and potency
  • Knowledgeable in-vitro assays and experiments for evaluation of candidate molecules
  • Accountable for ensuring that projects are conducted in a manner compliant with highest standards of safety and EHS regulations
  • Proficient in various purification schemes for producing up to hundreds of grams of high-quality antibody-conjugates for in-vitro and in-vivo evaluation.
  • Proficient in relevant analytical techniques required for ADC characterization and purification methods
  • Demonstrated can-do attitude and brings innovative ideas in challenging projects set up in a collaborative, cross-functional organization
  • Excellent communication skills and with strong organizational abilities
Physical Demands/ Travel:
 
The physical demands of this job are consistent with laboratory bench setting.
 
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
 
Work Environment:
 
This position’s work environment is in a lab.  
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior Scientist, Translational Medicine
Function:
Translational Medicine
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

With strong background in biochemistry and small molecule drug discovery, the Senior Scientist, Translational Medicine will support lab-based research projects associated with Loxo Oncology at Lilly’s preclinical and early development programs. This entails independently planning and executing experiments focused on understanding protein-protein and protein-small molecule interactions utilizing biochemical and biophysical techniques. 
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Establish robust biochemical and biophysical assays to study protein-protein and protein-small molecule interactions including HTRF, AlphaLISA, SPR (surface plasmon resonance), affinity purification, co-immunoprecipitation, chemical cross-linking, mass spectrometry, and CETSA.
  • Design and execute cross-assay validation studies.
  • Analyze and interpret data, with ability to troubleshoot assays.
  • Organize and coordinate multiple projects in parallel.
  • Identify, evaluate, and manage vendors for outsourced services and studies.
  • Prepare and present scientific results at congresses and in peer-reviewed journals.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in in biology, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or related discipline, with 3+ years lab-based experience in a biotech/pharma setting.
  • Proven track record in design and development of state-of-the-art biochemical and biophysical methods to study protein-protein, protein-small molecule interactions and protein turnover.
  • Hands-on experience in protein construct design, protein expression and purification, and mammalian cell culture.
  • Self-organized, detail-oriented, self-directed, highly motivated with strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively and incorporate diverse perspectives into decision-making.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a nimble, fast-paced matrixed environment.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with working in a laboratory/ bench environment. Some light lifting, and maneuvering may be required.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in a laboratory/bench environment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior/Principal Computational Biologist, Team Lead(Multiple Locations)
Function:
Discovery Bioinformatics
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated experienced Computational Biologist to join our Discovery Bioinformatics group. The candidate will lead bioinformatics efforts across multi-disciplinary teams to rapidly advance small molecule drug development efforts. This position is expected to lead and oversee broader strategic involvement in shaping the next generation of cancer therapies through data-driven approaches.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • The successful candidate will join a dynamic team and oversee computational biology efforts across multiple functions. They will be expected to lead a team, supervise and develop scientists, and help build a research strategy that leverages deep cancer biology knowledge and high-dimensional data. Success critically depends on the ability to effectively present complex analyses and results in a clear and concise manner to a diverse audience of scientists.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, or similar area of study required. Post-doctoral training or equivalent prior work experience (3-5+ years).
  • Substantial publication record and/or similar achievements.
  • Demonstrated track record of strategic scientific leadership in the computational biology field with leading and developing scientists.
  • Strong understanding of relevant concepts in cancer biology and molecular biology.
  • Experience in large-scale data analyses involving high-throughput molecular assays such as DNA/RNA-Seq, ATAC/CHiP-Seq, single-cell technologies, etc.
  • Understanding of current best-practices for high-throughput genomics/molecular data analyses and familiarity of their underlying statistical principles.
  • Experience using programming languages such as R, Python, or similar for statistical analysis.
Available Locations for this role
  • South South Francisco, CA
  • New York City, NY
  • US Based-Remote

Physical Demands / Travel:

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

This position’s work environment is in an office.  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $89,750 to $131672 for a senior scientist and $103,200 to $151,423 for a Principal Scientist and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology
Function:
Target Discovery
Location:
New York, NY
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology will be part of the Loxo Oncology at Lilly’s Discovery group identifying the next generation of molecular targets for cancer therapeutics.  The Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology will be responsible for creating and executing strategies toward discovery and early validation of oncology targets through close collaboration with other discovery and translational functions. The Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology will have a strong understanding of oncogenic pathways and experience in designing experiments to evaluate molecular interactions and pathways. The Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology will be part of a multi-disciplinary effort focused on high-quality, truth-seeking science to bring forward innovative cancer drug therapy.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Create, develop and validate quantitative mammalian cellular assays to credential novel targets.
  • Establish robust high-throughput screening assays.
  • Design and manage in vivo pre-clinical studies.
  • Conceive and lead collaborative projects on biomarker-driven programs.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies, methods, and service providers to ensure our work is being done in a scientifically sound, efficient, and reasonable way.
  • Collaborate with colleagues throughout the company to ensure assays meet the program needs and results are appropriately interpreted.
  • Participate and thrive in an interactive, team-oriented culture.
  • Directly manage and mentor lab-based staff.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in Molecular/Cellular Biology or Biochemistry, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-6 years of postdoctoral and/or hand-on research experience, preferability in biotech/pharma setting.
  • Experience in relevant areas of cancer and molecular biology.
  • Outstanding communication, writing, and presentation skills is a must.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with cell engineering such as knock-in and knockdown cell lines with CRISPR and/or other technologies.
  • Experience with flow cytometry and general molecular biological techniques including q-PCR, signaling experiments, assays for protein-protein interactions and Western Blot etc.
  • Experience in designing and handling in vivo animal studies.
  • Experience in building models (cell line, organoid or PDX) from patient samples and using them to test drug activities.
  • Experience working with external CROs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interact well with colleagues, vendors, contractors, scientific advisors, and staff at all levels and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to summarize complex experiment and results for non-specialists.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to improve processes and overcome inefficiencies.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with working in a laboratory/ bench environment. Some light lifting, and maneuvering may be required.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in a lab/bench environment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology
Function:
Target Discovery
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology will be part of the Loxo Oncology at Lilly’s Discovery group identifying the next generation of molecular targets for cancer therapeutics.  The Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology will be responsible for creating and executing strategies toward discovery and early validation of oncology targets through close collaboration with other discovery and translational functions. The Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology will have a strong understanding of oncogenic pathways and experience in designing experiments to evaluate molecular interactions and pathways. The Senior/Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology will be part of a multi-disciplinary effort focused on high-quality, truth-seeking science to bring forward innovative cancer drug therapy.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Create, develop and validate quantitative mammalian cellular assays to credential novel targets.
  • Establish robust high-throughput screening assays.
  • Design and manage in vivo pre-clinical studies.
  • Conceive and lead collaborative projects on biomarker-driven programs.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies, methods, and service providers to ensure our work is being done in a scientifically sound, efficient, and reasonable way.
  • Collaborate with colleagues throughout the company to ensure assays meet the program needs and results are appropriately interpreted.
  • Participate and thrive in an interactive, team-oriented culture.
  • Directly manage and mentor lab-based staff.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in Molecular/Cellular Biology or Biochemistry, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-6 years of postdoctoral and/or hand-on research experience, preferability in biotech/pharma setting.
  • Experience in relevant areas of cancer and molecular biology.
  • Outstanding communication, writing, and presentation skills is a must.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with cell engineering such as knock-in and knockdown cell lines with CRISPR and/or other technologies.
  • Experience with flow cytometry and general molecular biological techniques including q-PCR, signaling experiments, assays for protein-protein interactions and Western Blot etc.
  • Experience in designing and handling in vivo animal studies.
  • Experience in building models (cell line, organoid or PDX) from patient samples and using them to test drug activities.
  • Experience working with external CROs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interact well with colleagues, vendors, contractors, scientific advisors, and staff at all levels and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to summarize complex experiment and results for non-specialists.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to improve processes and overcome inefficiencies.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with working in a laboratory/ bench environment. Some light lifting, and maneuvering may be required.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in a lab/bench environment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Specialist Quality Assurance, GMP (Multiple Locations)
Function:
Quality Assurance
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Specialist, Quality Assurance - GMP supports Loxo QA. The Specialist, Quality Assurance - GMP will function as a QA Generalist. The Specialist, Quality Assurance-GMP will work closely with Loxo Regulatory, Drug Supply, CMC and the contract organizations those departments are partnering with. The Specialist, Quality Assurance – GMP will also support Document Control by routing SOPs for review/approval in the QMS system at Loxo.
Roles and Responsibilities for the Position
  • Ensure GMP work at Loxo and contract organizations is done in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and SOPs.
  • Work closely with Loxo QA, CMC, Regulatory, and Drug Supply colleagues through all phases of drug development, particularly early phase to ensure compliance and timeliness of GMP work.
  • Work closely with CMOs to ensure compliance and timeliness of GMP work.
  • Execute all Quality System elements, which include but are not limited to investigation of product complaints, deviations, CAPAs, document creation and control, change control, validation (e.g. analytical method,.), stability, batch record review, and product disposition. 
  • QC IMPD/IND CMC sections.
  • Facilitate documentation reviews with Qualified Persons (QPs)
  • Review and approve labeling.
  • Participate on project teams and sub-teams as needed and assigned.
  • Ensure documents and records are kept in compliance with regulations and SOPs.
  • Routing SOPs for review/approval in the QMS System.
  • Additional tasks as required.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BA/BS in science or engineering. 
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience working in the Biotech or Pharmaceutical FDA regulated industry in QA or a related area.
  • Experience in Batch Review and Release.
  • Experience writing and reviewing Deviations, CAPAs, and Change Controls.
  • Experience working with solid oral dosage products.
  • Working knowledge of cGMP’s (CFR/ICH) and applicable international regulations/guidelines.
  • Experience working with Contract Manufacturing Organizations.
  • Strong understanding of GMP requirements for early phase drug development.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment.
  • Ability to work in a virtual manufacturing environment.
  • Ability tDemonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals.
  • Willing Collaborator
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
Available Locations for this role
  • Stamford, CT
  • South San Francisco, CA
  • Boulder, CO
  • Remote- US Based


Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $67,850 to $99,563 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position also will be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance).  In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items.  The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Sr Research Associate/Associate Scientist, Mechanistic Biology/Proteomics
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This position is an opportunity to learn and grow within a dynamic mechanistic biology team dedicated to creating specific targeted therapeutics for genetically defined oncology targets.  The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys technical challenges and is not afraid to get their hands dirty by helping with core lab functions including cell culture, protein characterization, mass spectrometry, and laboratory automation. The qualified candidate will have experience with basic chemistry/biology laboratory practices and is passionate to learn additional techniques working in a growing dynamic group focused on discovery research. The successful candidate will work as part of a collaborative team of scientists with expertise in protein production, cell culture, chemistry, biochemistry, structure, and biophysics, supporting hit-to-lead and lead-ID phases of our oncology drug programs. The candidate will have opportunities to learn cutting edge techniques and to learn and develop technical expertise in protein biochemical and biophysical characterization.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Characterize protein ligand interactions using a variety of methods including but not limited to; Intact protein and peptide base Mass Spectrometry, Fluorescence Spectroscopy, and Surface plasmon resonance
  • Some experience in recombinant protein purification from a variety of cell sources to support biophysical/biochemical studies.
  • Collaborate with colleagues throughout the company to ensure timely delivery of assay data
  • Adapt to highly dynamic project priorities, with diligent and rapid communication of scientific results and insights to the team
  • Participate in discussions with vendors for outsourced services and studies.
  • Learn and develop technical expertise in protein biochemical and biophysical characterization
  • Develop and continually advance one’s knowledge base on genetically targeted drugs and structure-based drug design.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • BA/BS, MS, PhD in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related field +
  • Ideal candidate will have with 2+ years hands-on protein characterization
  • Some experience in protein purification and construct design
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interact well with colleagues, vendors, contractors, scientific advisors, and staff at all levels.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills
  • Committed to staying current with the latest scientific breakthroughs in structure-based drug design and structural biology.
  • Expertise in other methods of enzymology or biophysical characterization and structural biology is a plus
Physical Demands / Travel:

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

This position’s work environment is in an office / lab / traveling in the field.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Structural Biologist- X-Ray Crystallography
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
San Diego, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This position offers the opportunity to be part of Loxo’s discovery teams focused on creating novel, highly specific and selective drugs for genetically identified targets.  The Structural Biologist will offer structural and mechanistic insights to a multi-disciplinary discovery team by providing high-resolution protein-ligand crystal structures.
Roles and Responsibilities for the Postion
  • Generate protein-small molecule complex x-ray crystal structures with hands-on lab involvement throughout the entire gene to structure process including protein expression, purification, crystallization, and structure determination.
  • Coordinate protein construct design, expression, and purification with the project team to support biochemical and biophysical assays.
  • Rapidly communicate scientific results and insights to the team.
  • Identify, evaluate, and manage vendors for outsourced services and studies.
  • Collaborate with colleagues throughout the company to ensure structural work meets the program needs and results are appropriately interpreted.
  • Prepare reports for internal and external purposes including regulatory submissions.
  • Participate and lead project-based and technical team meetings to identify and solve problems, guide work towards project goals, communicate on-going work and progress, and plan forward thinking strategies. 
  • Develop and continually advance one’s knowledge base on genetically targeted drugs and structure-based drug design.
  • Proactively investigate new or different technologies, methods, and service providers to ensure our work is being done in a scientifically sound, efficient, and reasonable way.
  • In the future, this position’s responsibilities may include supervision of scientists and associates.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • PhD in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related field
  • Ideal candidate will have with 5+ years hands-on gene to structure protein-small molecule crystallography experience in a biotech/pharma setting.
  • Experienced in crystallization of protein-small molecule complexes and high-resolution x-ray structure determination
  • Extensive experience in protein construct design, expression, purification, and characterization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and interact well with colleagues, vendors, contractors, scientific advisors, and staff at all levels.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, documentation and multi-tasking skills
  • Committed to staying current with the latest scientific breakthroughs in structure-based drug design and structural biology.
  • Experience in other methods of biophysical and structural biology, such as Cryo-EM, is a plus.
  • A learners mindset. 
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Structural Biologist, Cryo-EM
Function:
Discovery Small Molecule
Location:
San Diego, CA
Position Summary:
Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

This position offers the opportunity to be part of Loxo’s discovery teams focused on creating novel, highly specific and selective drugs for genetically identified targets.  The scientist will offer structural and mechanistic insights to a multi-disciplinary discovery team by delivering high quality protein structures to advance our knowledge of mechanistic biology.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Deliver cryo-EM protein: ligand structures to drug discovery teams utilizing their expertise in the cryo-EM process from construct design through structure refinement and analysis.
  • Coordinate cryo-EM data collection on multiple protein targets.
  • Optimize sample vitrification conditions and collect high magnification data.
  • Analyze cryo-EM data collections including contrast transfer function estimation, particle picking through neural network algorithms, frame alignment, 2D classification, 3D ab-initio reconstructions, 3D classification through heterogeneous refinement, homogeneous refinement, masked local refinement, particle polishing, and 3D variability.
  • Provide scientific expertise to cross-functional project teams  on recent advances and explore the feasibility of experiment proposals.
  • Train scientists in cryo-EM data processing using various state-of-the-art software for 3D reconstructions, atomic model building and in fundamentals of cryo-EM sample handling and preparation.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in structural biology, biophysics, or a related field with postdoctoral/industrial experience in structural biology and 2+ years of documented experience in cryo-EM of proteins.
  • Experience with cryo-EM sample preparation protocols including negative staining and sample vitrification.
  • Experience with operation of Krios microscopes or similar.
  • Experience with cryo-EM software packages for collecting and processing data such as RELION and EMAN2.
  • Experience with software for model building and refinement such as Phenix, CCP4-em, Chimera, Rosetta etc.
  • Experience with Micro-ED, protein crystallography, and protein:ligand mechanistic studies is desired.
  • A true team player with a track record of successful collaborations.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with working in a lab.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office and the lab. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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Position:
Outstanding Team Member
Reporting To:
Dedicated, Knowledgeable Supervisor
Location:
United States and Beyond
Position Summary

Patients are at the heart of everything we do at Loxo Oncology, and we continue to be motivated by that goal. We pursue this goal with a tenacity, focus and commitment to excellence that defines who we are and how we work.

We seek dedicated, passionate, hardworking intelligent, thoughtful and authentic individuals who thrive within a collaborative and fast-paced environment and will bring their experiences, unique perspectives and problem-solving skills to the team. In return, we cultivate an environment that rewards and recognizes hard work and provides opportunities for learning and growth as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the field of medicine and for individual patients.

If you share our passion, please let us know how you could contribute to our team. We don't want to pass up an opportunity for the right candidate to join us just because you found us before we found you.

Connect With Us

Submit your resume and your "Who", "What" and "Why" (see below) to careers@loxooncology.com.

Your "Who", "What" and "Why":

  • Who are you?
  • What will you bring to Loxo?
  • Why do we need you on the team?

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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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