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(Sr.) Manager-Medical Science Liaision-DIA

Shanghai, China

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Req ID R-32994 Title (Sr.) Manager-Medical Science Liaision-DIA City Shanghai State / Province Shanghai Country China Region Research

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.


1.Supporting Medical/Scientific Information Needs of Scientific Experts and other Health Care Professionals

(1).Academic Communication Officers act as the primary interface between Lilly and Scientific Experts within their defined geography, providing deep and advanced disease state and product expertise and facilitating the work of the Scientific Expert when it aligns with Lilly's mission. An important aspect of this work will be to connect Scientific Experts with other Lilly resources (e.g., Research Scientists, Clinical Research Physicians, Sales and Marketing) whenever appropriate.

(2).Academic Communication Officers serve as reliable, trusted resources of accurate, up-to-date medical and scientific information requested by Scientific Experts and other Health Care Professionals. They will respond in a timely way to personal or electronic inquiries with appropriate available information.

2.Maintenance of Scientific Expertise

Academic Communication Officers will maintain the highest level of knowledge regarding current disease state product (including competitor products) and investigational compound information to enable them to be scientifically credible peers of Scientific Experts. The ML will be expected to engage in continuous learning within the therapeutic area they represent, which includes:

Utilizing appropriate resources to stay current with the scientific literature (e.g. conducting regular literature searches and library research)

Attending external scientific meetings

Meeting with peer group regularly for formal shared learning

3.Facilitation of Research Initiatives

Academic Communication Officers can provide support for research initiatives, including: Facilitating of interactions between medical personnel and external investigators

Providing recommendations for investigators based on the researcher’s interests and qualifications

Identifying opportunities for potential external research collaborations

Facilitating aspects of the Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) process

On a limited basis, participating in clinical trial execution, including study development, initiation and close-out activities

4.Communication of Scientific Intelligence & Clinical insight

In an effort to fully understand external opinions, issues, and new science in the therapeutic areas in which Lilly operates, Academic Communication Officers gather and communicate scientific intelligence and clinical insights identified through their interactions with Scientific Experts and other Health Care Providers, their attendance at medical conferences, and through other appropriate means to better inform Lilly’s strategic direction for research and commercialization. These activities include:

Identifying key scientific developments, new research methodologies, therapy trends and/or other developments in the therapeutic area

Sharing feedback from external experts including their perspectives on data and medical/scientific concepts, views of the general therapeutic area landscape, and clinical experiences

Share learning from publications, external medical conferences and other appropriate channels internally

5.Other Medical Activities

While the focus of the Academic Communication Officer role is to support the medical/scientific information and research needs of Scientific Experts, Academic Communication Officers may be involved in other activities (as determined by supervision), including:

Conducting training on scientific/medical information content at Product Informational Speaker Training events

Responding to unsolicited questions in the medical information area of a medical conference exhibit booth

Participating in Consultant Meetings

Developing and delivering educational presentations in accordance with applicable procedures

Serving as authors for publications

Providing scientific training for sales, marketing, or other internal personnel

Providing recommendations to marketing for Scientific Experts and other external parties to serve as consultants, advisory board members, or speaker training faculty based on specific criteria

On a limited basis, conduct medical review of promotional materials

6.Management of Administrative Activities

Academic Communication Officers will effectively use approved resources to fulfill administrative, procedural, and legal requirements associated with addressing customer requests. These activities may include:

Proficiency in computer skills and database entry (e.g. OneLilly/OnDemand, Microsoft Office, Ovid)

Continual compliance with all procedural requirements of the role

Appropriate utilization of available resources.

Academic Communication Officers are expected to apply the resource management skills needed to meet the requests of customers and the needs of the business unit, while exhibiting appropriate stewardship of their time and expense budget


Education background: Master degree in health sciences with 2-3 years relevant clinical or therapeutic experience. Clinical medicine background is preferred.

Proficiency in written English (sufficient to read and understand procedures, training and medical literature)

Strong interpersonal skills, including capability to engage in professional relationship building and networking

Intellectual curiosity and intelligence about the field of science/medicine for which they are responsible

Highly motivated and capable of comprehending large amounts of scientific content which is then communicated in a clear, concise fashion

Significant direct experience in servicing customer needs for complex information Demonstrated success in self-managing priorities and multi-tasking projects

Ability to work effectively and share information within a team environment

Advanced presentation skills

Expertise in literature identification and evaluation

Familiarity with the academic community and the medical research and medical education process

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly 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 and apply to Req ID R-32994.

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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