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.
Director, Mechanistic Biology
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.
The Senior/Principal Scientist, Cell Biology will be part of the Loxo Oncology at Lilly’s Drug Discovery group in Alexandria Center, NYC. The Drug Discovery group is responsible for identifying molecular targets for life-changing oncology drugs, creating and evaluating novel drug candidates with a focus on small molecule drugs, and providing forward-thinking approaches to advance our clinical portfolio. The Senior/Principal Scientist, Cell Biology will be responsible for creating and evaluating cellular assays, execution strategies to quantitatively determine the potency and selectivity of small molecule compounds and interrogate signaling pathways. The Senior/Principal Scientist, Cell Biology will have a strong understanding of signal transduction pathways and experience in designing experiments to evaluate molecular interactions and pathways. The Senior/Principal Scientist, Cell Biology will be part of the team designing, managing and evaluating in vivo pre-clinical studies. This is a hands-on position for an experienced lab scientist who enjoys working in the lab. This scientist must have excellent people skills and be able to work with a positive, “can-do” attitude in a dynamic, fast-paced, team environment focused on high quality science to deliver innovative cancer drugs.
OR a BS/MS in Molecular/Cellular Biology or Biochemistry with either
Ideal candidate will also have:
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.
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 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.
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