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System One Services Clinical Scientist in Princeton, New Jersey

Clinical ScientistPrinceton, NJ



Category:Scientific & Clinical

Job ID:186686

Date Posted:02/23/2021

Job Title: Clinical Scientist

Employment: Direct, Fulltime, competitive compensation + bonus + benefits

Location: 100% Remote

Start Date: Immediate

Responsibilities :

  • External facing clinical representative responsible for the independent clinical management of international clinical trials

  • Own scientific responsibility and co-lead each assigned project, along with accountability for ensuring that the scientific integrity is maintained and all necessary analyses and remediations are conducted and effectively communicated

  • Actively participate in internal and external project meetings (e.g., weekly external client call, Investigators’ Meetings)

  • Review, monitor, and proactively address issues regarding study level metrics; present study dashboards to sponsors by reviewing data, any outliers or areas of concern, as well as any actions taken to address these concerns

  • Resolve clinical quality or training related issues

  • Responsible for the calibration of clinical team, conduct rater training events, and remediations as specified in the study-specific training plans

  • Provide scientific support to external and internal stakeholders, leveraging strong communication and negotiation skills and strategies

  • Communicate with all internal stakeholders and coordinate resources to meet project objectives

  • Assist with or take responsibility for the development of project deliverables (e.g., scale verification, electronic form development, training materials for in-person or online training, etc.)

  • Work with Business Development to review potential studies, RFPs, as needed

  • Develop and nourish peer-to-peer relationships with external consultants, key opinion leaders, and Clinicians, both regionally and in research areas of interest

  • Actively participate in research and publications efforts and report research results externally through peer-reviewed journals, conferences, or other appropriate venues

  • Identify the need for and contribute to the development of departmental and cross-disciplinary work instructions, process guidelines and standard operating procedures to ensure all processes and procedures meet SOP/GCP requirements

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.


  • Five years of experience in the clinical research industry required; experience working for a biopharmaceutical sponsor or a clinical research organization preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a clinical scientist, clinical trial science lead or similar role with client-facing scientific responsibilities

  • Minimum 4 years of experience with the administration of rating scales with practical knowledge of study endpoints as part of sponsored clinical research is required

  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to lead through influencing and negotiating; demonstrated leadership skills and ability to integrate in a team, motivate others and communicate clearly and effectively

  • Strong problem solving/decision making skills, demonstrated by ability for independent critical thinking, solution generation and engagement in active scientific exchange

  • Solid understanding of basic and intermediate research methods and statistics

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills across audiences with a demonstrated ability to assess complex situations and devise impact-generating solutions based on incomplete data.

  • Demonstrated ability to present in front of large audiences from varied backgrounds requiring the ability to tailor the discussion to meet their needs.

  • Fluent in English; bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills are preferred.

  • Strong understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

  • This role may require in the future up 10% travel which may be domestic or international, including overnight and weekend stays, consistent with project needs and office location.