Clinical Trial Educator

CSL Behring
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Apr 22, 2022
Pharm Country
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Job Description

The Clinical Trial Educator (CTE) will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key clinical trial investigators and staff and their associated institutions and building a well-informed advocacy base for the therapeutic area and development program under study. The CTE will act as a conduit for providing accurate and updated clinical, scientific and medical information to Investigators, health care professionals, and treatment decision makers in compliance with all relevant company policies.


1. Maintains clinical knowledge of the therapeutic area landscape as it relates to the investigational compound under study including current treatment strategies, current and pending competitors, and new therapeutic developments.

2. Increases CSL's visibility among leaders in the therapeutic field of study. Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key therapeutic area experts, investigators and institutions strategic to compound development.

3. Participates in medical education for healthcare professionals through presentations and investigator interactions such as investigator meetings, medical meetings, and other appropriate venues to enhance product and disease state knowledge.

4. Collaborates with clinical team including clinical program directors, clinical scientists, clinical study managers, clinical oversight managers, and external service providers as appropriate to coordinate and optimize educational and research support for sites/investigators participating in CSL's clinical trials.

5. Creates and provides effective clinical presentations to internal and external audiences and tailors presentations to meet specific needs of the audience.

6. Identifies and communicates key clinical and investigational study issues and insights from investigative sites to appropriate departments to help shape program level strategies.

7. Facilitates the identification of institution and investigator educational needs in relation to the clinical trial(s) supported.

8. Maintains appropriate communication with cross-functional departments within the company to ensure appropriate timelines and deliverables are met.

9. Adheres to regulatory and compliance guidelines and company policies in all aspects of scientific dissemination of information

10. Enhances clinical/scientific knowledge of institutions and investigators through education and appropriate scientific exchange.

11. Works collaboratively with relevant internal stakeholders to identify local/regional educational gaps/needs and apply appropriate support that is aligned with program strategy. .

12. Addresses administrative and reporting needs on a timely basis or as requested by management.


Essential Experience:
• A minimum of 10+ years’ relevant clinical research (or related) experience within the pharmaceutical industry (or related)
• Experience working within and or educating those within a hospital or outpatient medical setting
• A solid understanding of the drug development process, and specifically, each step within the clinical trial process
• Strong communication and leadership skills
• Ability to communicate and command credibility from a hospital/health care environment
• Thorough knowledge of ICH GCP, FDA GCP Regulations
Desired Attributes – The following are considered desirable:
• Advanced degree in life sciences (e.g., MS, PharmD, PhD)
• Therapeutic area under study experience
• Previous work as a Clinical Trial Educator and/or Medical Science Liaison
• Previous management experience
Competencies (Measurable or observable skills, abilities, and behaviors critical to successful job performance.)
• Ability to teach, coach and set an example of ‘best practice’
• Excellent interpersonal and decision making skills, demonstrates innovation
• Ability to work independently and as a team member
• Maintains computer literacy in appropriate software
• Experience working in a global pharmaceutical environment
• Strategic development and analytical skills
• Experience in managing processes with a continuous improvement approach
• Strong leadership and communication skills with special emphasis on collaboration, influencing and negotiation skills
• Demonstrated ability to navigate and negotiate competing priorities in a challenging environment
• Ability to think strategically and to quickly assess complex circumstances and problems, and to drive appropriate decisions and actions
• Ability to work and collaborate at all levels within an organization.
• Excellent communication and training skills, including English language skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and as a team member
• Planning & co-ordination skills
• Diplomacy skills

Travel 60% or greater, primarily domestic

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