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.

Associate Manager, Scientific Communications

Location: Remote

Reports To:

Senior Research Fellow

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, South San Francisco, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Loxo Oncology at Lilly is seeking a Scientific Communications-Associate Manager. The successful candidate for this position can work remotely or be based at one of our discovery research facilities in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, San Diego, CA or SouthSan Francisco, CA. This position providessupport for the preparation and editing of: internal publications and presentations, external publications and presentations and regulatory submission-supporting documents and the associated summaries covering nonclinical pharmacology studies of novel oncology treatments. We are looking for someone who can independently draft and manage reviews of such documents/publications. This includes reviewing, editing and organizing scientific study reports and associateddocumentation in support of regulatory submission. This also includes the preparation of PowerPoint presentations summarizing key experiments using tables, figures and graphs.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*

  • Collaborate closely with the scientific Subject Matter Expert (SME) to prepare the first draft of assigned documents.
  • Develop and maintain document templates for standardized document styles.
  • Provide editorial support; this includes ensuring quality of all scientific content, with a focus on clarity, accuracy, and consistency while maintaining adherence to the original scientific content, proper format and regulatory requirements.
  • Work with CROs as needed to deliver high quality reports for inclusion in regulatory filings.
  • Initiate and manage multiple rounds of document review and ensuing revisions by proactively interacting with all levels of reviewers from SME to senior management.
  • Effectively manage multiple overlapping projects at different stages and on separate development programs while ensuring timely completion and high quality of assigned documents.

This role may be for you if:

  • You can critically analyze and communicate complex scientific information across a range of nonclinical pharmacology areas including protein-small molecular characterization, enzymology, cell biology, in vivo pharmacokinetics and in vivo efficacy studies.
  • You pay strong attention to detail while completing multiple projects and documents at once.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, verbal and written.
  • You can work independently and take initiative to complete tasks in a deadline-oriented environment.

Required Qualifications and Background

Education and year of experiences consisting of 1 of the following:

  • BS/MS with 4+ years of post-graduate experience in a non-research setting working in the role of a technical, medical or regulatory writer within the CRO/Pharma/Biotech industry,


  • PhD with 1+ years of post-graduate experience in a non-research setting working in the role of a technical, medical or regulatory writer within the CRO/Pharma/Biotech industry.

Physical Demands / Travel

  • Must be proficient in preparing accurate,written reports.
  • Fluent in English.

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 each role and responsibility 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.