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Lilly Clinical Research Physician – Established Medicine in Bengaluru, India

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.


Through the application of scientific and medical training, clinical expertise, and relevant clinical experience, the LCCI Clinical Research Physician (CRP) participates in all Right-to-Operate (RtO) activities and medical affairs work including planned regulatory and safety documents, unplanned regulatory responses and regional or country specific questions related to the assigned products; the reporting of adverse events as mandated by corporate patient safety; the review process for protocols, study reports, publications and data dissemination for products, updated labels, contacts with regulatory and other governmental agencies; outreach medical activities aimed at the external clinical customer community, including thought leaders; the development and implementation of the business unit and global strategy for the product; and various medical activities in support of demand realization. The LCCI CRP serves as a scientific resource for study teams, departments, and others as needed.

The Clinical Research Physician must be aware of and ensure that all activities of the medical team are in compliance with current local and international regulations, laws, guidance's (for example, FDA, ICH, CPMP etc.), Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), company standards, Lilly policies and procedures, company integrity agreements as applicable, and the Principles of Medical Research and activities are aligned with the medical vision.

Core Job Responsibilities

This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the job requirements at the time it was prepared. The job requirements of any position may change over time and may include additional responsibilities not specifically described in the job description. Consult with your supervision regarding your actual job responsibilities and any related duties that may be required for the position .

The primary responsibilities of the LCCI CRP are generally related to late-phase/end of life cycle of marketed compounds.

The core job responsibilities may include those listed below as deemed appropriate by line management, as well as all other duties as assigned.

Regulatory Support Activities

  • Participate in development and review of label changes and labeling modifications in collaboration with affiliates, brand teams, regulatory, and legal.

  • Provide medical expertise to regulatory scientists.

  • Support/ assist in the preparation of regulatory reports, including NDAs, FDA annual reports and Periodic Adverse Drug Experience Reports (PADERS), DSUR, PSUR/PBRER, label discussions, local registration efforts, and communication and resolution of regulatory issues, including regulatory response, from a global perspective.

  • Participate in advisory committees.

  • Participate in risk management planning along with affiliates and Global Patient Safety (GPS).

Scientific I Technical Expertise and continued development

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Responsible for the scientific training of the clinical study team.

  • Acts as scientific consultant and protocol expert for clinical study team members and others in medical.

  • Explore and take advantage of opportunities for extramural scientific experiences.

  • Attend scientific symposia.

Scientific Data Dissemination/Exchange

  • Knowledge of and compliance with local laws and regulations, and global policies and procedures, compliance guidelines with respect to data dissemination and interactions with external health care professionals.

  • Understand and actively address the unsolicited scientific information needs of external health care professionals according to guidelines above.

  • Participate in reporting of clinical trial data in Clinical Trial Registry activities.

  • Support the planning of symposia, advisory board meetings, and other meetings with health care professionals.

  • Support medical information associates in preparation and review of medical letters and other medical information materials.

  • Prepare or review scientific information in response to customer questions or media requests

  • Provide telephone follow-up or specific written information requested by health care professionals as per global SOPs.

  • 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 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.

  • Support the design of customer research as medical expert

  • Support training of medical personnel, including geographic/affiliate CRPs, medical and outcome liaisons and global patient outcomes personnel.

  • 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 analysis, development of scientific data dissemination, and preparation of final reports and publications.

Clinical Planning

  • Contribute to business unit and global alignment of end of life cycle clinical strategy and clinical plans.

  • Understand and keep updated with the pre-clinical and clinical data relevant to the molecule.

Clinical Research/Trial Execution and Support

  • Plans, collaborates on and reviews scientific content of clinical documents such as protocols, informed consent documents, final study reports, and submissions (for example, annual reports) according to the agreed upon project timeline.

  • Provides oversight and input into ICDs

  • Collaborate with clinical research staff in the design, conduct and reporting of local clinical trials (for example, sample size, patient commitment, timelines, grants, and governance review interactions).

  • Review and approve risk profiles to ensure to ensure appropriate communication of risk to study subjects.

  • Participate in investigator identification and selection, in conjunction with clinical teams.

  • Ensure that operational team has documented the completion of administrative requirements for study initiation and conduct (for example, ethical review board, informed consent, regulatory approval/notification) consistent with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and local laws and requirements.

  • Assist in planning process and participate in study start-up meetings and other activities to provide the appropriate training and information to investigators and site personnel.

  • Serve as resource to clinical operations personnel/ clinical research monitors, investigators and ethical review boards to address any questions or clarify issues arising during the conduct of study.

  • Understand and actively address the scientific information needs of all investigators and personnel.

  • Monitor patient safety during the conduct of studies and conduct the appropriate tracking and follow-up of adverse events, in alignment with corporate patient safety policies and procedures.

  • Review IIT proposals and publications, as requested by Director-Medical.

Business/ customer support and post launch support)

  • Support business-to-business and business-to-government activities as medical expert.

  • Contribute actively on an ongoing basis to the strategic end of life cycle planning for the brand.

General Responsibilities

  • Support the management team, including the Sr. Director-Medical, in preparation and administration of the business unit development budget.

  • Actively set and meet individual professional development goals and contribute to the development of others.

  • Actively participate in recruitment, diversity, and retention efforts.

  • Collaborate proactively and productively with all alliance, business and vendor partners.

  • Participates in active coaching by providing timely and constructive feedback to co-worker, others on the medical team, in the spirit of development, increased team effectiveness and cohesiveness.

  • Participate in committees, and task forces as requested by local/corporate management.

  • Ensures that at all times is adequately qualified and trained in the tasks required to perform. Includes accountability and compliance for maintaining a current curriculum training map for self.

  • Model the leadership behaviors.

  • Be an ambassador of both patients and the Lilly Brand.


  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy. Must be board eligible or certified in appropriate specialty/subspecialty or have completed the comparable level of post-medical school clinical training relevant to the country of hiring. US trained physicians must have achieved board eligibility or certification. Physicians trained outside the US who are not US board eligible or certified may be hired directly for employment in the US at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer.

  • Non-US 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

  • India trained physicians must have achieved MBBS and MD certification.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of drug development process

  • Fluent in English; both written and verbal communications

  • At least with 5 years of pharmaceutical medicine experience, preferably in relevant therapy area

  • Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, teamwork 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.


Primary internal interactions

  • Regulatory directors, scientists, and associates

  • Corporate patient safety physician

  • Therapeutic area physicians, development CRP/Ss, medical affairs CRP/Ss, early phase physicians, and Sr. Director-Medicals

  • Statisticians

  • Scientific communication associates

  • Medical information associates

  • Medical liaisons

  • Legal counsel

  • Global patient outcomes research consultants/research scientists and global patient outcome liaisons

  • Product directors, managers, and associates of the brand teams

  • Director(s)-Clinical Operations, managers or project managers

  • Global Marketing director or manager

  • Sales district managers and sales representatives

External Contacts

  • Practicing physicians/prescribers

  • Regulatory agency personnel

  • Scientific and clinical experts, thought leaders

  • Professional association staff and leaders

  • Disease advocates and lay organizations focused on relevant health issues

  • Lilly clinical investigators

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