Job Opportunities 2017-07-19T10:59:08+00:00

Job Opportunities

Clinical Research Associate – Clinical Monitor – REQ20046867

Incumbent will provide oversight to the progress of clinical trials at study sites, and ensure that they are conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and the applicable regulatory requirements(s). Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Independently conducting visits to assigned study sites. During each visit, incumbent will review all case report forms (CRF) (either in electronic and/or paper form) at each assigned center, verify that requested corrections to forms have been made, and compare the CRF with any source documentation available, to ensure accuracy of data entry.
  • Perform audits and ensure all data necessary for analysis has been collected and shows to be accurate, giving special attention to primary outcome measures, as well as, safety measures.
  • Serves as primary contact for sites regarding questions about study conduct as well as medical safety in conjunction with the ATRI medical safety team.
  • Up to 50% travel may be required at times.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Monitoring of clinical trials and medical terminology. Knowledge of the drug development process.Thorough knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). Understanding of FDA regulations pertaining to Good Clinical Practices.Thorough knowledge of local and/or country’s regulation pertaining to clinical trials and monitoring.

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Clinical Research Associate – Clinical Monitor – REQ20046871

Incumbent will provide oversight to the progress of clinical trials at study sites, and ensure that they are conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and the applicable regulatory requirements(s). Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Independently conducting visits to assigned study sites. During each visit, incumbent will review all case report forms (CRF) (either in electronic and/or paper form) at each assigned center, verify that requested corrections to forms have been made, and compare the CRF with any source documentation available, to ensure accuracy of data entry.
  • Perform audits and ensure all data necessary for analysis has been collected and shows to be accurate, giving special attention to primary outcome measures, as well as, safety measures.
  • Serves as primary contact for sites regarding questions about study conduct as well as medical safety in conjunction with the ATRI medical safety team.
  • Up to 50% travel may be required at times.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Monitoring of clinical trials and medical terminology. Knowledge of the drug development process.Thorough knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). Understanding of FDA regulations pertaining to Good Clinical Practices.Thorough knowledge of local and/or country’s regulation pertaining to clinical trials and monitoring.

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Clinical Research Associate – Clinical Monitor – REQ20046872

Incumbent will provide oversight to the progress of clinical trials at study sites, and ensure that they are conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and the applicable regulatory requirements(s). Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Independently conducting visits to assigned study sites. During each visit, incumbent will review all case report forms (CRF) (either in electronic and/or paper form) at each assigned center, verify that requested corrections to forms have been made, and compare the CRF with any source documentation available, to ensure accuracy of data entry.
  • Perform audits and ensure all data necessary for analysis has been collected and shows to be accurate, giving special attention to primary outcome measures, as well as, safety measures.
  • Serves as primary contact for sites regarding questions about study conduct as well as medical safety in conjunction with the ATRI medical safety team.
  • Up to 50% travel may be required at times.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Monitoring of clinical trials and medical terminology. Knowledge of the drug development process.Thorough knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). Understanding of FDA regulations pertaining to Good Clinical Practices.Thorough knowledge of local and/or country’s regulation pertaining to clinical trials and monitoring.

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Clinical Research Data Manager – REQ20045069

We are looking to add a Clinical Research Data Manager to lead two to four studies (both intervention and non-intervention), performing and managing all aspects of the Clinical Data Management (CDM) role.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years experience in clinical trials at a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or academic clinical research institute: as well as a good understanding of databases and data analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the scientific team to determine deliverables and study expectations
  • Coordinate with our team of data analysts to establish all aspects of data collection, data transfers, data cleaning and reporting
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement and process optimization initiatives
  • Contribute to cross-functional collaboration, decision-making and goal-setting

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Experience in clinical trials data management. Requires strong attention to detail with prior data entry experience. Understands medical terms and familiar with various assessment criteria. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to manage time efficiently.

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Senior Clinical Research Data Analyst, Data Management – REQ20045175

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years experience in clinical trials at a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or academic clinical research institute: as well as experience with data cleaning of large clinical databases, and experience using R, SAS, or other programming language to identify data errors and perform analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the lead Data Manager for a study, propose data cleaning rules, technical specifications for edit checks, and other system functionality.
  • Lead documentation of key Data Management areas, including work instructions, data transfer agreements, data management plans, and data flows.
  • Generate reports, summaries and other listings using software such as R.
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement and process optimization initiatives

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Experience in clinical trials data management. Requires strong attention to detail with prior data entry experience. Understands medical terms and familiar with various assessment criteria. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to manage time efficiently.

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Clinical Research Program Manager, Data Management – REQ20044977

The Program Manager will lead a growing Data Management team and be responsible for carrying out program objectives in the area of clinical data management. As part of a dynamic team, this individual will work closely with and support the clinical research team and investigators specialized in Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials worldwide.

The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years experience in clinical trials at a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or academic clinical research institute, will be well versed in the discipline of Clinical Data Management principles in managing the capture, validation, delivery and archiving of clinical data, and have a strong understanding of databases, data analysis, and managing multi-site clinical trials.  Additionally the candidate will have strong communication skills, proven organizational management, problem solving skills and experience managing people and expectations, either directly or indirectly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and provide direction to a team of data managers and data analysts for all aspects of data capture, validation, delivery and archiving.
  • Direct Data Management team to prioritize data management activities across 12-15 clinical trials and observational studies
  • Lead process improvement, optimization, and standardization initiatives.
  • Lead cross-functional collaboration, decision-making and goal setting to achieve department and organizational goals.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree or combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Minimum Experience: 3 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related professional and supervisory experience in area of program specialization.

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Clinical Trial Research Specialist – REQ20046173

The Clinical Trial Research Specialist (CTRS) will work with the Coordinating Center Recruitment team and with the Clinical Trial Site study teams.  On assignment to Clinical Sites the CTRS will work directly with the Study Coordinator or Investigator to coordinate providing support for the implementation of the study with a special focus on enhancing the pace of enrollment.  Duties for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Ensures compliance with protocol and research objectives
  • Interfaces with study subjects and must be expert at all site level study coordinator activities and study specific requirements.
  • Position may be responsible for completing case report forms, entering clinical research data, and assist with regulatory submissions to the IRB.
  • Provides limited patient contact as needed for study.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative or research experience. Working knowledge of MS Office applications. Demonstrated effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.

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Clinical Trial Project Assistant – REQ20042079

The ATRI Project Assistant serves a key role on the Clinical Operations team.  Responsibilities of the Clinical Trial Project Assistant position include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining spreadsheets and other data management systems to track, maintain and disseminate information necessary for the effective oversight of clinical trial sites and study activities
  • Drafting communications and interfacing with clinical trial sites to ensure adherence to study procedures and ICH-GCP (Good Clinical Practices) guidelines
  • Drafting and reviewing for Quality Control and distributing study materials such as source documents, procedures manuals, training certificates, etc.
  • Organizing and filing essential documents consistent with the study protocol’s Trial Master File
  • Facilitating teleconferences, meetings and training sessions
  • Documenting attendance, taking minutes and logging decisions at meetings

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of experience in clinical trials or other field of research, knowledge of the scientific method, good clinical practice, and good documentation practice.

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of data collection procedures and some experience with proposal preparation and production of technical documents

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Clinical Monitor – REQ20047315

Incumbent will provide oversight to the progress of clinical trials at study sites, and ensure that they are conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and the applicable regulatory requirements(s).  Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Independently conducting visits to assigned study sites. During each visit, incumbent will review enrollment numbers, upcoming screenings, recruitment/retention efforts, review rating assessments, and subject charts for eligibility confirmation.
  • Manage sites from site startup process to closeout.
  • Up to 50% travel may be required at times.
  • Responsible for reviewing and evaluating clinical interviews (such as Clinical Dementia Rating and Preclinical Alzheimer Cognitive Composite) and neuropsychological tests and ensure interviews are rated and tests are scored in a standardized manner. This involves reviewing interview and scoring materials, and contacting centers as necessary to review interview and rating procedures. Will oversee and provide guidance to the Project Coordinator in quality control activities within the Coordinating Center.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Monitoring of clinical trials and medical terminology. Knowledge of the drug development process.Thorough knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). Understanding of FDA regulations pertaining to Good Clinical Practices.Thorough knowledge of local and/or country’s regulation pertaining to clinical trials and monitoring.

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Systems Administrator III – REQ20044813

ATRI is looking for a Systems Administrator III that will assist with customizing and maintaining a multi-platform system configuration, ensuring efficiency and security. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Proven ability to be strategic, creative, and interested in leveraging technology to solve business problems
  • Effectively develops and communicates a business/technology approach to solve business needs
  • 3+ years of experience building and supporting solutions on Amazon AWS
  • Understand fault models and able to design fault-tolerant distributed systems
  • Comprehensive experience with AWS including a solid understanding of CI and CD, CloudFormation, Amazon S3, RDS, EC2, SQS and Route 53
  • Experience using AWS EC2, Lambda, Elastic Load Balancer
  • Experience in container technologies and management platforms (Docker, Elastic Container Service)
  • Experience in AWS Identity and Access Management and SAML integrations with Active Directory
  • Expertise in security best practices including AWS Security administration, IPS/IDS
  • Experience with server OS and storage technologies required; knowledge of replication, distribution, availability, recovery, development, and Linux experience a plus
  • Self-driven to take challenges head-on and achieve goals
  • Excel at working in small, dynamic and fast-paced groups
  • Passionate about performance, reliability and scalability

Preferred skills:

  • Familiar in developing on distributed storage systems
  • Familiar in public cloud service providers such as AWS, VMware vCloud, Microsoft O365, Rackspace, and IBM Cloud
  • Familiar in developing and troubleshooting Python, Node based applications
  • Familiar with using source code repositories (SVN, Git)
  • Familiar in writing queries and administration scripts in languages like Python, TSQL, Bash
  • Familiar with agile software development process

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 3 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Advanced understanding of and experience with systems administration, backups, operating systems programming languages and associated hardware platforms. Previous systems administration experience required.

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Computer Services Consultant II – REQ20047069

The Computer Services Consultant II will be responsible for supporting and maintaining the workstation computing environment at the ATRI, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 technical support for all computers, software and audio-visual equipment.
  • Assist with deployment, maintenance, upgrades and inventory of all computers, peripherals and audio-visual equipment.
  • Support on-site events and meetings.
  • Create procedures and documentation and provide technical training for faculty and staff.
  • Educates faculty and staff on computer related topics (new software, new hardware, system compatibilities).
  • Maintain user accounts, permissions and quotas.
  • Provides in-person and remote technical support and consultation to faculty and staff on software, hardware and accounts issues.
  • Installs and troubleshoots software and hardware for users.
  • Provides workstation technical support and troubleshooting for network printers, multi-function devices and Helpdesk support.
  • Provides technology orientations to incoming faculty and staff.

Preferred:

  • 3 years of IT and 2 years’ experience in Desktop and/or Help Desk support.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to learn and continue learning new systems and willingness to take on additional responsibilities.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a team as needed and follow-up towards the successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience with networks, workstations, wireless communication, security software and procedures.
  • Experience with hosted SaaS (e.g. Google Apps, Atlassian, Citrix Goto Products).
  • Demonstrated experience with ticketing systems.
  • Experience using command line tools for Mac and Windows.
  • Ability to create or edit scripts and programs in batch script, shell script, or power shell.
  • Working knowledge of software development tools including versioning systems.
  • Experience creating and automating processes.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of computing environments. Experience with networks, workstations, wireless communication, security software and procedures. Working knowledge of associated hardware, software, operating systems, and peripherals.

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Programmer Analyst III  – REQ20043782

ATRI is looking for a Programmer Analyst III that will assist with developing software applications using programming languages to the given design specifications. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Follow design specifications to code, test, debug, install, document, and maintain software applications.
  • Develops new and enhanced functionality for software applications.
  • Prepares code documentation in support of program development.
  • Responsible for Interfacing with users to determine their software application objectives, scope and requirements.
  • Performs work of moderate complexity and handles most activities under general supervision of more experienced programming staff.

Preferred:

  • 3+ years full-stack web development experience including front-end, back-end
  • Experience with Django and the Django security models is highly preferred
  • Experience writing and shipping code with a modern web application framework (preferably: AngularJS, Cassandra, React, NoSQL)
  • Experience with an RDBMS (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience with version control fundamentals (GIT, HG, SVN, etc.)
  • Experience with Agile Project Management Tools (Atlassian – JIRA – Confluence)
  • Experience with test-driven development (TDD) and Continuous Integration
  • Strong understanding of fundamental web service technologies including XML, SOA, and REST is highly preferred
  • Strong software integration experience
  • Strong understanding of AWS
  • Good taste with respect to code quality
  • Passionate about performance, reliability and scalability

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: Dependent on education and experience.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalent

Minimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise: Sound knowledge of programming and documentation procedures, programming methods, program flow charts and operator instructions. Knowledge of one or more appropriate computer languages. Competent to work independently on complex programming activities.

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