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14 Dec 2016

Full-Time Senior Clinical Scientist

Total Career Solutions Ltd – Posted by richard Reading, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Senior Clinical Scientist
Based Reading
Salary £45,000 -£65,000

The Senior Clinical Scientist designs and executes clinical services to enhance clinical trials. The Senior Clinical Scientist partners with the sponsor clinical representatives to ensure appropriate project definition and ensures that clinical deliverables are in accordance with project scope. The Senior Clinical Scientist is responsible for evaluating data according to approved methodologies and presenting data reports to the sponsor. The Senior Clinical Scientist directly participates in attendance at face-to-face and virtual training events, and may participate in business development opportunities.

Clinical Responsibilities
• Collaborates with study sponsors to establish appropriate project definition
• Reviews protocol/CRF and provides feedback as appropriate Designs and ensures appropriate execution of project specific processes and data review methodologies; ensures appropriate training
• Ensures development of appropriate clinical content (e.g., qualification methodologies, didactic presentations) for rater training and qualification programs for study staff in clinical trials Evaluates data submitted in accordance with Endpoint Reliability programs and contacts raters, as appropriate, to gather additional information and provide feedback
• Ensures that project clinical deliverables are in compliance with quality control standards
• Proactively identifies and escalates potential project issues appropriately to project team, sponsor and/or manager
• Communicates with study site staff in accordance with project specific methodology/SOPs and documents interaction in the respective IT application
• Ensures compliance with quality assurance as outlined in SOPs/Clinical Operations Guidelines
• Ensures consistency of product with actual project scope and resolves ambiguities in collaboration with both internal and external project teams
• Monitors performance of external Clinical Experts

• Provides direct line management to Clinical Scientist, Clinical Specialist, Clinical Assistant
• Conducts appropriate supervisory meetings, and monitors productivity

Business Development
• Participates in business development opportunities as assigned (e.g., client meetings, bid-defenses, preparation of materials)

• Submits weekly report of activity to manager
• Participates in orientation and training of staff as appropriate
• Participates on committees as assigned

Skills & Competencies

Masters Degree, M.D., Ph.D., Psy.D, Pharm.D., in healthcare-related field, preferably in Neuro Psychology / Neurocognition. with three years of clinical experience, which includes administration of psychiatric and/or cognitive scales OR a

Bachelor’s Degree or Registered Nurse with four years of clinical experience, which includes administration of psychiatric and/or cognitive scales

Minimum of one year as successful Clinical Scientist or equivalent.

Personal Attributes
• Excellent writing skills
• Demonstrated strong analytical, organizational, creative problem solving and communication skills
• Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
• Basic knowledge of statistics
• Competency conducting patient interviews
• Comfortable with being videotaped
• Competency working with data and numbers, understands basic statistical concepts
• Good negotiation and diplomacy skills
• Successfully manages own time, proactively identifies and prioritizes multiple tasks
• Ability to work with staff at all levels and across various disciplines
• Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Fluency in English (will be required to write, speak and understand
• English to conduct day-to-day business)

Key words Study manager, Honorary researcher, Clinical trials manager, Clinical research, Associate research scientist, Post doctoral researcher, Research nurse.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Associate research scientist, Clinical research, Clinical trials manager, Honorary researcher, Post doctoral researcher, Research nurse., and Study manager. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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