Clinical Trial Physician


Reference Number: 895852-W
Type of placement: Contract, 12 months
Location: Switzerland, North West


The Clinical Trial Physician (CTP) is a member of the Clinical Trial Team (CTT). The tasks and activities of the CTP are carried out in close collaboration with the Clinical Trial Scientist (CTS) for the trial related activities and with the Clinical Project Physician (CPP) and Clinical Project Scientist (CPS) for the project related activities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Developing a sound understanding of the science and medicine relating to a the therapeutic area;
  • Developing a sound understanding of the complexity of global clinical development with a particular attention to methodological and ethical aspects of development, in the assigned therapeutic area;
  • Performing literature reviews, and write position papers as necessary;
  • Contribute to writing of Protocol and Core Informed Consent Form (CICF), including amendments;
  • Input into the Clinical Study Report (CSR);
  • Medical training of the Clinical Trial Team (CTT) members;
  • Medical oversight of the study (including safety, quality and performance of the trial);
  • Clinical Trial results interpretation;
  • Involved in the organization and management of the following external activities: Contacts with external Experts, Steering Committees (SC), Independent Data Monitoring Committees (IDMC), other study or project committees;
  • Answering to trial-related EC/IRB and HA questions;
  • Ensuring that the Case Report Form is designed to allow careful and comprehensive collection of data.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MD degree
  • At least 4 years of experience in clinical research in a Pharmaceutical or Biotech company or equivalent
  • Clinical research or Clinical experience in the indication relevant to the Clinical Project is preferred
  • Good knowledge of drug development and clinical trial process based on previous experience
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements/ICH guidelines
  • Good organizational skills, able to work as part of a team and independently
  • Good communication skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required