• Clinical Research Associate II (GPM)

    Job ID
    Global Pediatric Medicine
    Clinical Research
    Job Location
  • Overview

    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.


    GPM is seeking a detail-oriented CRA II to assist in the coordination, implementation, and oversight of clinical research projects initiated by St. Jude faculty. The CRA II will be joining a team of CRAs in the new Clinical Research Operations Center. Studies will vary in nature and scope and will include retrospective, prospective, non-therapeutic and therapeutic projects. Study designs include implementation science as well as clinical trials.


    The CRA II will be responsible for:

    • Education and training of international site staff on study-related activities
    • Data collection and documentation
    • Quality assurance of international site data
    • Organization and maintenance of study files and records
    • Management of study team meetings, including preparing agendas and meeting minutes.
    • Communication and collaboration with the Principal Investigator, internal GPM staff, and international site staff
    • Attendance of investigator meetings

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

    Minimum Education

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

    Minimum Experience

    • Two (2) years of direct experience in clinical biomedical and/or behavioral research required

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of clinical/biomedical research
    • 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
    • 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
    • Spanish fluency a plus
    • Knowledge of pediatric oncology a plus
    • Flexibility to travel internationally (no more than 10%)

    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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