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Clinical Research Physician

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-6229 Title Clinical Research Physician City Indianapolis State / Province Indiana Country United States

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Clinical Research Physician (CRP)

U.S. Medical Affairs – Dermatology

Responsibilities

Through the application of scientific and medical training, clinical expertise, and relevant scientific and clinical experience, the U.S. Medical Affairs (USMA) Clinical Research Physician (CRP) is an integral member of the medical affairs team for strategic and tactical planning in the support of launch and life-cycle activities of molecules approved for dermatology indications. Specific activities may include: developing or contributing to the US medical plan; publications and data dissemination for assigned products; representing Medical Affairs on the development of new and updated labels, documents and tools supporting product pricing, reimbursement, and access (PRA), grant submissions and contracts; the outreach medical activities aimed at the external medical and scientific customer community, including thought leaders; and various medical activities in support of assigned products. 

In addition, the CRP is responsible for assuring that his/her activities are clearly aligned with the strategic priorities of the respective business unit global Medical Affairs team, brand team(s), global Development team, Therapeutic Area Program Phase, Early Phase / Clinical Pharmacology, and Translational Medicine team(s).  The Clinical Research Physician serves as a scientific resource for study teams, departments, and others as needed. 

Some Specific Activities:

Business/Customer Support (pre- and post-launch support)

  • Understand and anticipate the scientific information needs of payers, patients, health care providers
  • Actively address payer, patient and health care providers questions in a timely fashion by leading data analyses and proposing new clinical or health outcomes research efforts.
  • Contribute to the development of medical strategies to support brand commercialization activities by working closely with the global Medical Affairs and brand teams, Global Patient Outcomes/Real World Evidence and global PRA, clinical management or personnel and other cross-functional management during the development of the local business plan.
  • Contribute actively on an ongoing basis to the strategic planning for currently marketed brands.
  • By offering scientific and creative input, contribute to the development, review, and approval of promotional materials for the brand team.
  • Support training of sales representatives, and other medical representatives.
  • Become familiar with market archetypes and potential influence on the medical interventions for the product.

    Scientific Data Dissemination/Exchange

  • Support the planning of symposia, advisory board meetings, and/or the facilitation of other meetings with health care professionals.
  • Support medical information associates in preparation and review of medical letters and other medical information materials.
  • Support training of local medical personnel, including medical and/or outcome liaisons and health outcomes staff.
  • Prepare or review scientific information in response to customer questions or media requests.
  • Support data analysis and the development of slide sets (through reviewing and/or approving) and publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts).
  • Establish and maintain appropriate collaborations and relationships with external scientific experts, thought leaders, and the general medical community on a local, national, regional, and possibly international basis.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate collaborations and relationships with relevant professional societies.
  • Provide congress support (for example, availability to answer questions at exhibits, provide oral and poster presentations, staff medical booth, meet thought leaders, and participate in customer events).
  • Participate in data analyses, development of scientific data dissemination, and preparation of final reports and publications.

    Clinical Research Support

  • Collaborate as needed to ensure life cycle plans for drugs in development.
  • Communicate local/regional research needs.
  • Understand and keep updated with the pre-clinical and clinical data relevant to the molecule.
  • Collaborate with Clinical Research Scientists (CRSs), regional clinical operations staff, statisticians, health outcomes, research scientists, etc. in the review and interpretation of data relevant to the USMA tactical plan.
  • Review IIT proposals and publications and contribute to USMA strategic and tactical alignment of Phase 3b/4 clinical studies.


    Regulatory Support Activities

  • Participate in development and review of US labeling and labeling modifications in collaboration with global Development, brand teams, regulatory, and legal as USMA expertise is requested. Demonstrate deep knowledge of local label.
  • Provide medical expertise to support / assist in the preparation of regulatory reports and participate in advisory committees as USMA expertise is requested.
  • Participate in risk management planning along with global Development team(s), business unit, local area, and Global Patient Safety (GPS) as USMA expertise is requested.

    Scientific / Technical Expertise and Continued Medical Development

  • Be aware of current trends and projections for clinical practice and access in the therapeutic area(s) relevant to the product, both near term (1-2 years) and longer-term (3-5 years).
  • Critically read and evaluate the relevant medical literature; know the status and data from competitive products; and keep updated with medical and other scientific developments relevant to the product.
  • Contribute to the scientific training of the USMA team. Acts as scientific consultant for USMA team.
  • Explore and take advantage of opportunities for extramural scientific experiences.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy. Must be board eligible or certified in a medical specialty or have completed the comparable level of post-medical school clinical training relevant to the country of hiring. U.S. trained physicians must have achieved board eligibility or certification. Foreign medical graduates in U.S. based jobs, who are not U.S. board eligible or certified may be hired directly for employment in the U.S. at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Non-U.S. trained physicians must have completed education and training at a medical school that meets the requirements of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).  For the recognized list of foreign medical schools and the disapproved list, see http://www.in.gov/pla/2799.htm

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Preferred expertise in Medical Affairs in Dermatology
  • Knowledge of drug development process relevant to country/region preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to balance scientific priorities with business priorities
  • Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others (both cross-functionally and within the function) in order to create a positive working environment.
  • Ability to engage in domestic and international travel to the degree appropriate to support the business of the team.
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written communication.
  • Professional association staff and leaders
  • Disease advocates and lay organizations focused on relevant health issues

    For internal employees, if you are currently in a technical path role, but outside of the posting band, you may apply. You will be hired at your current level. For example: Current P4 (tech ladder), Posting R1-2 tech ladder, hire will occur at P4    

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Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-6229.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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