Clinical Research Associate I/II - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Clinical Research Associate I/II

Dart NeuroScience LLC

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
16-043 #793651
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Clinical Operations, Clinical Research,

Job Description

• Administration and site level responsibility for clinical studies according to DNS Standard Operating Procedures, ICH Guidelines and GCP.

• Work as part of the DNS Project Team to contribute towards the management and execution of DNS Clinical Programs.
• Monitor study progress and milestones.

• Conduct pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits of study sites
• Co-monitoring and oversight of CRO or contract CRAs for pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits.
• Perform all aspects of study site management both whilst on-site and remote site management. Verifies compliance and quality of collected data.
• Verifies the receipt, handling, accounting, storage conditions, and availability of clinical products and supplies.
• Responsible for timely identification of problems or issues that could affect the results or timely completion of the trial, or any protocol deviations,
• Identification and pre-qualification of potential investigators for upcoming DNS Clinical Trials.
• Perform study specific tasks such as Investigator identification, recruitment, collection of Investigator regulatory documents and site activation.
• Contribute to and/or develop the Monitoring Plan and ensure appropriate quality and timely monitoring of clinical sites.
• Prepare or provide input into status reports and act as primary contact for management regarding project activity.
• Ensure Management of Trial Master File
• Keep the Clinical Operations Lead informed of the progress of projects for which designated responsibility.
• Development and maintenance of good working relationship with investigators and study staff.
• Assist in the organization and participate in investigators’ meetings.
• Serve as point of contact for site personnel.
• Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Travel Required:
• Available for extensive travel (~50%) including overnight stays.
• Ability to drive and have a valid California driver’s license.


• University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology).
• Thorough knowledge of CRFs, ICH Guidelines, GCP and the clinical trial process.
• Good understanding of the Clinical Trial process and study site management process including:
o Pre-study, initiation, monitoring and close-out visits
o Site management
o Vendor management
o Site regulatory documents
o Investigator agreements and contracts
o Site budgets and payment administration

• Understanding of clinical development, data management, study reporting and regulatory affairs sufficient to perform project lead responsibilities.

• Minimum 2-years of relevant clinical research experience including demonstrated skills and competency in monitoring and clinical project management tasks.
• Ability to manage clinical sites with minimal supervision.
• Ability to work within a project team.
• Good planning and organizational skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to represent DNS in a professional manner.
• Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer packages.