Clinical Trial Scientist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00047248
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 782516595
  • Date Published: 13.12.2019
  • Sector:
  • Location: Basel Area
  • Discipline: Clinical - Clinical Development

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Clinical Trial Scientist to join a growing pharmaceutical company at their site based in Allschwil (Basel-Land) on a contract basis for 12 months.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Collaborate closely with the Clinical Project Physician and Clinical Project Scientist on relevant trial-related activities.
  • Develop a sound understanding of the science and medicine related to an indication and trial and performs literature searches as needed to keep knowledge up to date.
  • Complete the clinical trial protocol and related documents such as the ICF, study committee charters, study guidelines/instructions, PD code list, subject narratives, and the CSR.
  • Provide input into and reviews cross-functional trial documents such as the SAP, ESP requirements and specifications, monitoring guidelines, data review manual.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Performing data review and medical monitoring during the conduct of the trial.
  • Coordinate/manage the study committees.
  • Provide scientific input into responses for IRBs/ECs and Has.
  • Participate in discussions with external experts.
  • Trains the relevant functions and roles on the scientific aspects of the trial.
  • Contribute to cross-functional and clinical development initiatives and processes as needed.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • PhD, Pharm D, MSc or equivalent university degree in life or health sciences.
  • Previous working experience preferably in clinical development in a contract research organization (CRO) or pharmaceutical company.
  • Previous experience in either the planning, set-up, conduct, closing, and reporting of phase II and III clinical studies from a scientific perspective is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of drug development and clinical trial process.
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements/ICH guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, to prioritize multiple competing tasks, to proactively address issues and demands.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding pharmaceutical company.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn Blackham on 0041 (0) 782 516 595 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference 47248 in all correspondence.

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