Job Title: Clinical Research Associate
Date Posted: 09-14-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: ID Biomedical, Inc.
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Job Description:
ID Biomedical is an integrated biotechnology company dedicated to the development of innovative
vaccine products. It operates in research, development, manufacturing, sales and marketing from
its facilities in Canada and in the United States. ID Biomedical is dedicated to becoming a
worldwide premier vaccine company with significant marketed products and an extensive pipeline
in both clinical and preclinical development. 

ID Biomedical’s success comes directly from our most powerful assets – our employees. We have
created a stimulating and dynamic working environment that provides career growth and
development, as well as excitement in the mission we pursue. The dedication and contributions
of our staff significantly impacts our business and makes all the difference.

Our employees share a commitment to make available vaccines that will prevent a number of
different diseases in children, adults and the elderly. Our culture is one of focus and
collaboration, in which we benefit from the expertise that each person brings to the

The CRA will work closely with a Clinical Research Manager and Senior CRA, forming a core team
charged with implementing clinical trials in one development program. Duties will include:
· Participation in developing clinical research protocols
· Participation in development of case report forms (CRFs), CRF completion guidelines and edit
checks, study diaries and worksheets
· Acquisition and distribution of clinical trials supplies 
· Coordination of shipment and security of investigational products and biological samples
· Evaluation of potential research sites, investigators and CROs
· Carrying out all aspects of clinical trials monitoring and supervision of the work of
contractors in the area. Functions will include, as needed, organization of investigator
meetings, site training and initiation, monitoring and transmittal of CRFs, audit of site
regulatory documentation, discrepancy resolution, monitoring of investigational drug
accountability, site close-outs, site trouble-shooting and identification of emerging safety
· Ensuring the integrity and completeness of clinical research files both in-house and at
study sites
· Interaction with data management contractors to ensure timely transmission of clinical data
and resolve discrepancies
· Assisting in writing clinical research-related SOPs as required
· Assisting in writing clinical trials reports for regulatory submission or publication

The incumbent will have interactions with:
· Internally: Clinical Operations Director, Clinical Research Manager, Senior CRAs, project
team members if required, lab personnel at two sites (Montréal and Northborough),
administrative assistants in the U.S. and Canada, all future ID Biomedical clinical research
· Externally: Investigators, research coordinators, clinical trials supplies vendors and
shippers, CROs, etc.

Educational Requirements: 
R.N., Medical Tech, or Bachelor’s degree in biological or health care-related field. Evidence
of formal training in Good Clinical Practice (cGCP).

2+ years as clinical research associate in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries and
previous vaccine or infectious disease clinical development experience required.

Personal characteristics:
· Highly organized in dealing with multiple competing priorities
· Flexible and capable/willing to carry out all levels of CRA functions personally, or to
supervise such functions performed by contractors or subordinates
· Good communication/negotiation skills with co-workers and clinical investigators; highly
professional appearance and demeanor
· Relevant computer skills
· Excellent written and spoken English. Written and spoken French is not required, but is a
· Ability to travel within the North America and internationally if required
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