• Clinical Research Associate II (NACHO)

    Job ID
    Global Pediatric Medicine
    Clinical Research
  • Overview

    The North American Consortium for Histiocytosis (NACHO) is the first multi-institutional consortium in North America with a solid scientific agenda and the research infrastructure necessary for the development and effective implementation of clinical and translational studies and biological research for histiocytic diseases. The consortium’s Operations Center is located at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. The Operations Center team is responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of all administrative responsibilities of the Consortium, and regulatory oversight and statistical and data management support of NACHO clinical studies.


    The NACHO Operations Center is seeking a detail-oriented CRA II to assist in the coordination, implementation, and oversight of clinical research projects initiated by NACHO Consortium members. Studies will vary in nature and scope and will include prospective Phase II and Phase III interventional trials.


    The CRA II will be responsible for:

    • Education and training of study site staff on study-related activities
    • Quality assurance of study site data (may include traveling to site)
    • 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 St. Jude staff, and external study 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 years of direct experience in clinical biomedical and/or behavioral research required
    • Experience with multi-center clinical trials preferred

    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
    • Ability to travel-10%
    • Excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational ability and attention to detail
    • Flexibility in schedule to accommodate meetings across different time zones
    • Knowledge of pediatric oncology a plus

    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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