Clinical Scientist (NOVJP00026191) (m/f)

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Start date:
18 MM
Hays AG
Basel Stadt
Published at:
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Contact person:
Kerstin Werner
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    Novartis Campus in Basel

Clinical Scientist (NOVJP00026191) (m/f)

Reference: en
Start: asap
Duration: 18 MM

Main tasks:
  • Author of the Clinical Study Protocol, amendments and related documents, Informed Consent Form, Study Operations Manual, monitoring plan, and other study essential documents as applicable
  • Train and support CRAs/CROs on study protocol and related questions and serve as point of contact for managing/answering questions relating to trial procedures and subjects’ eligibility
  • Responsible for the Clinical Study Report writing and publication of studies, either directly contributing to and managing the report writing, or by liaising with the medical writing/narrative group to ensure report is completed according to current requirements
  • Responsible for the set-up and maintenance of the Trial Master File (TMF) for studies, ensuring all relevant study documents are filed and archived at the end of the study according to the appropriate guidelines
  • Contribute to the evaluation of clinical sites and external service providers performing TM studies in healthy volunteers and patients
  • Responsible for the coordination of pre-audit activities for nominated projects ensuring a satisfactory outcome is achieved, and address corrective actions
  • Provide advice to other departments and line functions and to cross-functional working groups as required. Function as a Subject Matter Expert as assigned
  • Identify areas for process or technology improvements
  • Responsible for following best practices and standards for trial management within TM; expected to share lessons learned
  • Maintain knowledge of ICH-GCP, external regulations and procedures, and supplement by training and practice of Novartis SOPs and internal policies. Assist or perform training for CTA and Clinical Scientists

Main qualifications
  • PhD level scientist with life sciences background; PharmD; BSc or MSc in life sciences
  • Business-level oral and written English
  • Relevant and demonstrable experience in clinical research / bio-banking / biomarker development and non-drug studies
  • Preferably, also experience in clinical trials in healthy volunteers and patients
  • Good knowledge of Good Clinical Practice
  • Track record of successfully managing multiple early phase clinical research studies / projects and/or clinical trials concurrently (or equivalent)
  • Office and clinical trial software IT computer literacy and good overall awareness of modern information technology
  • Operational project management experience including excellent planning, prioritization, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Used to managing multiple priorities
  • Clear written and verbal expression of ideas, an active/proactive communicator
  • Used to working independently and in a team environment, being flexible and adapting in a changing environment

Main advantages:
  • Working experience at a global player in the pharmaceutical industry

About us:
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