Clinical Research Associate

San Diego, California, United States
Sep 02, 2021
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We're a different kind of biotech company. And we're here to make a difference.

Prometheus Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RXDX), is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering a precision medicine approach for the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapeutic and companion diagnostic products for the treatment of immune-mediated diseases, starting first with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

The Company's precision medicine platform, Prometheus360™, combines proprietary bioinformatics discovery methods with one of the world's largest gastrointestinal bioinformatics databases to identify novel therapeutic targets and develop therapeutic candidates to engage those targets. Prometheus is headquartered in San Diego, CA.


Responsible for providing Clinical Research support for all Prometheus sponsored clinical trials. Under the direction of the Sr. Director, Clinical Operations or designee, this position will serve as the primary support for the clinical study team.




  • Participate and assist in design and preparation of protocols and case report forms.
  • Generate clinical SOPs, policies, charters, and plans according to US and international guidelines.
  • Participate in the evaluation of potential clinical sites according to established criteria of acceptability.
  • Responsible for procurement of budgets, contracts, regulatory documents, and other administrative documents as related to clinical research functions.
  • Initiate studies performing initiation site visits, arrange for shipment of clinical supplies, case report forms, and other necessary materials.
  • Conduct ongoing study monitoring, including frequent periodic site visits, protocol adherence checks, material handling procedures, inspection of study files, and related monitoring functions.
  • Prepare site visit reports with identification of key accomplishments, key issues for resolution and recommendations for follow-up actions for assigned study sites.
  • Conduct study termination visits, obtain final reports from investigators, and participate in the preparation of final reports for regulatory submission.
  • Assist with the maintenance of clinical archive and electronic files.
  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%)
  • Other tasks as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.






  • BA, BS, RN, BSN or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge and adherence to GCPs
  • 2 years of clinical research experience in Biopharmaceutical Industry
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Unquestionable integrity and highest ethical standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, assertive, and driven



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands and/or fingers to grasp handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Minimal amount of travel is expected of this job; may require travel to meet with vendors.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Travel up to 25% may be required.

All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other protected class.