Clinical Research Associate I

Job ID
Global Pediatric Medicine
Clinical Research
Job Location


The Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) is a new and growing department looking for professionals who are eager to help implement the mission of taking St. Jude to the world by training the clinical workforce, developing and strengthening health systems and patient-centered initiatives, and advancing knowledge to sustain continuous improvement through research.


Focused on improving outcomes in low to middle income countries, the department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) plays an integral role in building sustainable clinical research models worldwide. The Clinical Research Associate I manages data collection and prepares reports to support clinical research as well as ensures compliance with prescribed interventions and evaluations of the assigned protocols. Much of the work will be project based while new studies are coming down the pipeline. Since the majority of current projects are located in Latin America, the ideal candidate will be fluent in Spanish. This opportunity is an exciting part of our growth, allowing you to work directly with collaborating sites and the faculty sponsor. If you are ready to join our team, then apply now!


All candidates must submit a cover letter to be considered for this position.

Minimum Experience

  • Two (2) years of experience in clinical research, research, or related field required with Bachelor's degree
  • No experience required with a Master's degree in a related field

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • General knowledge of Federal Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, institutional committee review and reporting requirements (IRB and Scientific Committee), and regulatory affairs
  • Ability to compile, analyze, and summarize data
  • Fluency in Spanish and English a must with excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational ability and attention to detail
  • Flexibility in schedule to accommodate meetings across different time zones
  • Cultural sensitivity is a must
  • Flexibility to travel internationally (no more than 10%)

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in a related biomedical/bio-behavioral field required
  • Master's degree preferred

Other Credentials

  • Certification in clinical research from the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) must be obtained within three (3) years of assuming the position

EEO Statement

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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