Lilly Prin Res Sci-Pharmacologist in Indianapolis, Indiana



Do you have expertise in Clinical Pharmacology? Have you had experience leading early phase exploratory and late phase biopharm submission studies? Does collaborating with scientific partners to develop clinical pharmacology submissions excite you? Through the application of scientific and medical training, clinical expertise and relevant clinical experience, the Clinical Pharmacology Clinical Research Physician or Clinical Research Scientist (CRP or CRS) will be responsible for the Clinical Planning, Clinical Research/Trial Execution Support, Scientific Dissemination/Exchange, Regulatory Support activities, Business Customer support (pre and post launch support) as well as the following:

  • Develop, conduct and the reporting of global clinical trials for new compounds

  • Implement global clinical trials

  • Report adverse events as mandated by corporate patient safety

  • Review process for protocols, studies reports, publications and data dissemination for products, new and updated labels

  • Lead grant submissions and contracts, contacts with regulatory and other governmental agencies

  • Own outreach activities aimed at the external clinical customer community, including thought leaders.

  • Collaborate with research scientists to identify lead compounds and plan pre-clinical studies as well as network with the Business Unit to plan for the clinical pharmacology submission package.

  • Serve as a scientific resource for study teams, departments, and others as needed

  • Ensures all activities of the medical team are in compliance with current local and international regulations, laws, guidance (e.g. FDA, ICH, and CPMP etc.), Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), company standards, Lilly policies and procedures, and the Principles of Medical Research and are aligned with the medical vision.

  • Support the management team, including the medical director, in preparation and administration of the Clinical Pharmacology budget

  • Actively set and meet individual professional development goals and contribute to the development of others by being an active source of coaching and feedback to co-workers

  • Actively participate in recruitment, diversity and retention efforts

  • Participate in committees, Six Sigma initiatives and task forces as requested by local/corporate management

  • Support Due Diligence activities as requested

  • Model the leadership behaviors outlined in the 'On Leadership' White Paper

  • Be an ambassador of both patients and the Lilly Brand

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Strong preference for 3+ years of clinical experience or pharmaceutical industry experience

  • Oncology, Immunology, or Translational Medicine experience strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to balance scientific priorities with business priorities with examples of successful leadership skills

  • 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

Additional Information:

Lilly credits its exceptional employees for its successes, and knows the key to ongoing achievement lies in attracting and retaining the best people. Here are a few of the recognitions Lilly has earned for creating an exceptional work environment:

  • Business Week magazine 50 Best Places to Launch A Career ™

  • FORTUNE 50 Best Companies for Minorities ™

  • Working Mother 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers ™

  • Science magazine Best Companies for Scientists ™

  • DiversityInc. Top 50 Companies for Diversity™ (#16 in 2017)

  • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index™ – 100% score

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.


Clinical Pharmacologist - Scientist

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Basic Qualifications:

  • An advanced health/medical/scientific (for example, in Pharmacology, Immunology, etc) or related graduate degree such as PharmD, PhD, or MD

Company Overview:

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 39,000 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.





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North America