Clinical Trials Associate

Agilent Technologies
Job Location
Carpinteria, CA
Job Description

Dako North America, an Agilent Technologies Company
Location: California (Carpinteria)

We are searching for an experienced Clinical Trials Research Associate (CRA) to join Medical & Clinical Affairs at Dako. As a CRA, your main responsibilities will be to plan, coordinate and support the day-to-day running of clinical studies for cancer in vitro diagnostics (IVDs), with a focus on Companion Diagnostics (CDx), to support regulatory applications and scientific studies. You will develop and design database and Data Report Forms in collaboration with Clinical Trial Managers, Clinical Affairs Specialists, and prepare an follow-up on queries.

Your work includes identifying, evaluating and qualifying clinical study sites, assist with site contracting, vendor/CRO management, ensure monitoring, responsibility for study files, guiding projects in conforming to requirements, and acting as point of contact (internal and external) for study related issues.
The CRA will assist in distribution of trial related information to relevant persons/bodies, coordinate EC/IRB approvals, and identify and resolve problems at study sites.

You will be measured on:

Your professional interactions and communication skills with study sites and pharmaceutical partners.
Your ability to work in a fast moving self-driven team.
Your ability to organize and coordinate documentation related to clinical trials running globally.


• Bachelor´s degree in biological sciences.
• A minimum of 3 years of Clinical Trial support experience for diagnostic, medical device or pharmaceutical products.
• A solid understanding of project management and familiarity with project management tools.
• Experience in CRO/vendor management and contracting.
• Understand requirements of various controlling bodies and framework.
• Knowledge of oncology clinical trials is preferred.
• Experience working in parallel projects teams.
• High work capacity may be required at certain times in high priority projects.
• The ability to organize and motivate others.
• Flair, enthusiasm and leadership when faced with challenges.

Geo Location: Carpinteria, CA

Agilent Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

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