Clinical Study Associate

Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 13, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Clinical Study Associate

We are looking for a Clinical Study Associate to provide support to our growing clinical program. This individual provides support to clinical projects under direction of Clinical Project Managers and/or other designated clinical team members. This position reports to the Vice President of Clinical Operations, and the individual may work from anywhere in the United States.


  • Assists Clinical Project Manager and Sr. Clinical Study Associate with successful study start up, maintenance, and study closure activities.
  • Contacts clinical study sites by e-mail and/or phone to obtain information regarding the status of the study (includes enrollment metrics, drug inventory, etc.).
  • Track IRB Submission and Approval status for sites.
  • Track Informed Consent Form Approval.
  • Updates and maintains tracking systems and tools with status of documents, key dates, etc.
  • Assist with clinical data mining, review, and reconciliation as needed
  • When needed, assists with Clinical Site Study Binder creation, assembly, and shipments if the individual lives less than one-hour travel time of the Redwood City, CA office.
  • Equipment shipping and tracking to clinical sites.
  • Participate in monthly on-site meetings with clinical team at Headquarters in Redwood City, CA, as needed after safety concerns with travel and COVID-19 subside.
  • Work with other clinical team members as needed on various tasks

Qualifications & Expertise
  • Work independently or with small teams in a fast-paced, non-traditional work environment in a start-up, clinical stage biotechnology company
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong general administration skills and experience
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and the Internet
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well and flexibly in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organizational priorities and ambiguous environments
  • Strong focus on quality of work
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry or other related relevant experience (e.g. study coordinator); BA/BS or equivalent experience preferred

The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Allakos is an equal opportunity employer. Allakos will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.