Clinical Research Associate

Woodcliff Lake, NJ


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Now hiring for a hungry Clinical Research Associate (CRA) who has a generous spirit, is committed to creating change and is committed to the pharmaceutical industry. The CRA role is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, and will be responsible to assist in the management of the day to day operations of clinical trials including coordination and oversight of all CRO, clinical sites, and vendor activities, liaison between Clinical Operations Manager and CRO, manage scopes of work, budgets, and invoice payments. 


  • Assist in the management of the Trial Master File (submit documents, reconciliation, QC, etc.)
  • Participate in development of protocol, case report form, CRF guidelines and other study documents
  • Prepare and review regulatory documents (e.g. ICF), contracts, requests for proposals
  • Ensure the training of CROs and investigators on protocol, regulatory, SOPs and data issues
  • Review and approve monitoring reports and ensures tracking of ongoing site issues 
  • Onsite Monitoring may also be required 


  • A minimum of three years of in-house, large pharma company experience required
  • Experience in Phase 3 global study trials in multifunctional areas required
  • Must have experience reviewing patient data and profiles
  • Oncology Experience Highly Preferred 


  • Minimum of college degree in a relevant discipline 
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline preferred 

To be a best-fit your strengths must include

  • Strong Communicator. You will have extensive correspondence that relies on you being conversant in regulatory guidelines and clinical terminology. 
  • Organized. You’re an efficient time-manager and can handle the pressure of meeting multiple strict deadlines. 
  • Ability to work independently and with a team: You will be collaborating and often contributing to discussions amongst internal teams; you also work effectively without a lot of support or structure. 
  • Problem-Solvers.  As an action-oriented self-starter, you’re eager to apply your expertise in diagnosing inefficiencies, determining root causes, and recommending solutions to complex challenges.
  • Personable. You establish and nurture highly effective relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders that support and advance project goals and objectives.   
  • Credible. Thorough understanding of clinical methodologies and providing sound analytical support, you quickly establish credibility as a reliable resource.  

About Advanced Clinical

Advanced Clinical is an award-winning clinical development organization that provides global services including CRO, Functional Support, Quality & Validation, Patient Recruitment and Retention, and Strategic Talent Acquisition solutions for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations. Our mission is to deliver a truly better clinical experience for our clients and candidates. To learn more about Advanced Clinical which has been named to Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces, Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies, and Best of Staffing Talent & Client, visit

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