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Senior Clinical Research Associate (Southern Region) Job - United States  

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Posted on : 12 April 2017

Project Description

Senior Clinical Research Associate (Southern Region)-CLI005148


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Under the general supervision of the CRA Functional Manager/Oncology CRM/Oncology Clinical Research Director, the Senior Clinical Research Associate is the primary point of contact for investigator site management for all operational and routine protocol issues in support of Oncology clinical research studies. This individual is considered the most Senior level CRA and will work independently. This individual will be considered the functional expert on the CRA role and would be expected to mentor junior level CRAs. The Senior Clinical Research Associate demonstrates superior monitoring skills and ensures that study recruitment and data quality targets are met at the site level. The Senior CRA records study site information in a timely manner and maintains accurate details in CTMS. Also identifies training needs for personnel at each site and delivers live training to site personnel.



- B.S./M.S. degree in a Biological Science or Nursing


- 5 years monitoring experience with at least 3 years experience of monitoring Oncology studies in the U.S.A.

- Possess the ability to work independently and in a team environment.

- Excellent time management, project management, organizational, and communication skills (written and verbal) in local language and English

- History of strong performance

- Expertise in and excellent working knowledge of core systems and tools

- Skills and judgment required to be a good steward/decision maker for the company.

- Proficient in the use of core trial management systems.

- Possess an excellent working knowledge of all applicable ICH/GCP regulations

**Preferred candidate will reside within the territory.

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Clinical Research Monitor

Job Title:Sr. Spclst, Clinical Research

Primary Location: NA-US-TX-Houston

Other Locations: NA-US-NC-Durham, NA-US-TX-Dallas, NA-US-NC-Raleigh, NA-US-North Carolina, NA-US-TX-Sugar Land, NA-US-Texas, NA-US-NC-Wilmington, NA-US-NC-Cary

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 9

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Clinic, Oncology, Research Associate, Medical Research, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Research