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Our commitment to customer satisfaction is what drives our dedication to finding individuals who are highly motivated, creative, skilled, open, and honest. When searching for the right people, both cultural fit and work experience are very important to us. Our insistence on the right people helps keep us at the forefront of our industry. At ResearchPoint Global, you will find experienced leadership that encourages participation in every step of clinical development.

Our people are our most important asset because how well we develop our team is a direct reflection on how well we are perceived in the marketplace

–John Farinacci, CEO and Founder, ResearchPoint Global

We are not only looking for proven skill sets, but also for candidates that fit well within our culture. To apply for one of the positions below, please follow the instructions as indicated.

 

Bilingual (Mandarin) Senior Programmer

Description:

ResearchPoint works hard at maintaining an open communications style and environment. As a successful and growing CRO we actively seek your participation in the company’s growth and development.

The result: A great team of people who care about the work they do and the people they work with. We seek people who will make a difference in our business every day.

Qualifications:

Perform a variety of project programming tasks including but not limited to gathering requirements and specifications, annotation of case report forms, create test and validation plans, and creation and maintenance of other documentation in support of programming.

Creates and validates SAS code to produce/generate statistical tables and listings. Supports database management system creation and validation. Designs and sets up database objects, data entry screen layouts, and appropriate views within the application according to the study protocol.  Develops and implements error checking programs and data validation routines to ensure the integrity of the clinical databases.

Assist in standardization efforts and in developing documentation for data management system implementation and for user training.

Willing and capable of coaching/mentoring junior Programmers and assists with supporting the vision of the department

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, related field, or the equivalent experience. 5+ years of clinical programming including 3+ years within a data management or biostatistics department.

Bi-lingual Mandarin Chinese preferred.  Requires good oral and written communication skills to interact with clients and other members of project team, including vendors and to build rapport with each.  Ability to effectively communicate issues and potential resolutions to other team members, project manager, and supervisor. Must show excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Must exhibit positive, professional demeanor in all communications with other employees, management, sponsors and other outside personnel.  Must exhibit concise technical writing skills with minimal grammatical or logical errors.

Requires a minimum of 5 years of programming including 3+ years in data management or biostatistics department. SAS, SQL, and other relational databases (MS Access, etc) programming within a Clinical Trials Database. Experience in Report development. Must be familiar with data management and statistical industry standards and GCPs.

Knowledge of formal database concepts and relational database design experience. Experience in software coding, documenting, debugging, testing, validating, implementation, and maintenance. Working knowledge of Windows systems. Familiarity with Microsoft office products including Word, Excel, and Access. Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Must have ability to initiate steps according to established processes without intervention.  Must have ability to interact with internal and external customers and sites professionally, using clear diction. Must be able to solve problems independently or through consultation with more programmers, supervisors or project manager when required and must be able to anticipate risks to the project within the scope of the position. Ability to organize workload and handle multiple priorities.  Ability to work in team environment and manage multiple priorities within established time constraints.  Expected to have knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and Good Clinical Programming Practices.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

Austin, TX (Remote Potential)

Clinical Data Manager

Description:

ResearchPoint works hard at maintaining an open communications style and environment. As a successful and growing CRO we actively seek your participation in the company’s growth and development.

The result: A great team of people who care about the work they do and the people they work with. We seek people who will make a difference in our business every day.

Qualifications:

Serves as data lead interacting directly with sponsor on routine and less complex paper-based or EDC projects under moderate supervision.  May serve as data lead on more complex projects, requiring regular interaction with sponsor and the coordination of one or more vendors, under close supervision.

Performs and is accountable for all data management activities such as data collection and entry, database access requirement implementation, project specific training, and/or other tasks associated with the clinical trial database.  Manages processes to ensure data integrity via appropriate data management processes, such as manual data listing reviews, query review and generation for missing or discrepant data, evaluating data outliers, performing data or query quality checks, ensuring database updates are applied, etc.) in accordance with approved study documentation. Functions as the primary contact for sites or other study team members if there are questions regarding data management issues for their assigned trial.

Proactively performs data management study startup activities including CRF/eCRF design, CRF annotation, developing database specifications, and defining validation specifications, and database and validation specification testing.

Participates in internal/sponsor meetings and training programs, as required, working directly with the assigned project manager to provide data management support. May lead such meetings and provide formal training as required.

Performs data management study close-out activities including finalizing SAE reconciliation, medical coding, and quality control steps in accordance with RPG Standard Operating Procedures.  Ensures approved study documentation is maintained and properly stored in the trial master files.

Manages project resources according to budget and notifies project manager and supervisor of any potential out-of-scope requests from clients. Notifies project manager and supervisor of any potential out-of-scope requests or work issues that will affect project budget or timelines.

Assists with training and mentoring of study team members on the DM project specific tasks.

Requirements:

Must show ability to present solutions to issues; must show ability to apply previous lessons to future project work. Is expected to apply decisions from previous discussions to new situations and seek confirmation only. Must show ability to review data management documents and files in advance of Quality Assurance review with high level of accuracy.  Makes decisions on the quality of the documents and take appropriate action.  Must make effective decisions on managing tasks within time constraints so that deadlines are not missed.  Expected to require moderate supervision on issues that can have substantial impact on clinical and data quality issues, dependent upon complexity of project and individual experience.

Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with investigative sites, sponsors and vendors and to build rapport with each.  Ability to effectively communicate issues and potential resolutions to sites, other team members, project manager, and supervisor. Must show excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Must exhibit positive, professional demeanor in all communications and interactions and must be able to introduce differing communication strategies to solve issues with various team members.  Must exhibit concise technical writing skills in English with minimal grammatical or logical errors.  Must be able to communicate to coworkers and management in a positive, constructive manner and must be comfortable delivering both positive statements and constructive criticism to team members. Must exhibit concise technical writing skills in English with minimal grammatical or logical errors.

  • Associates degree with 3 years DM lead experience; OR the equivalent industry work experience (3-5 years)
  • BS or MS in Life Sciences or technical degree with 2 years DM experience is preferred
  • Must have some experience with DM start up, maintenance and closeout activities in both paper and EDC studies
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), and International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH)

Must have experience in managing databases in Pharmaceutical or related industry.  Experience with both paper-based and EDC studies preferred.

Familiarity with SAS including basic programming skills a plus. Other programming skills also preferred.  Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite applications; must have strong attention to detail and demonstrate understanding of the critical nature of ResearchPoint Global documentation.  Must have ability to initiate steps according to established processes with minimal intervention and new processes with moderate to minimal guidance.  Must have ability to interact with internal and external customers professionally, using clear diction.  Must be able to solve problems independently when required and must be able to anticipate risks to the project within the scope of the position and to propose solutions to supervisor.  Must have positive, professional demeanor with all interactions on the phone or in the office. Ability to organize workload and handle multiple priorities.  Ability to work in team environment and effectively manage multiple priorities within established time constraints.

Expected to have knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and Good Clinical Data Management Practices.

Ability to occasionally work in remote environment independently, but remain engaged with project team, sponsor, clinical sites, vendors, project manager and supervisor.  Ability to mentor staff.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

Austin, TX (Remote Potential)

Senior Clinical Project Manager

Description:

ResearchPoint is a well managed successful and rapidly growing full-service, global contract research organization. We believe in exceeding Sponsor expectations and insuring the safety of Patients.

Our team is the make-it-or-break-it factor for our overall success. We operate individually, yet work together cohesively toward shared objectives. We not only value your opinion, we actively solicit it. We proactively work on open lines of communication and we want people who will make a difference in our business every day.

Our PMs are responsible for:

–Manage and coordinate clinical and/or data services for sponsors to assure project/program milestones are met according to our high standards and applicable regulations.

–Overseeing all aspects of clinical and data activities on full scope, complex global clinical research projects.

–You have contract and financial management responsibilities for assigned trials and serves as central point of contact with sponsor for project.

–You will participate in business development activities including proposal pricing and bid defense.

–You are expected to help mentor and grow clinical team members assigned to your projects.

You will work with a great group of people

Qualifications:

BS w/min of five years project management experience in clinical research at a CRO, pharma company, or equivalent necessary. Some supervisory experience preferred.

Must be located in Austin Texas.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

Austin

Regional Clinical Research Associate with Oncology Experience

Description:

The clinical research associate position may be at our office or home-office-based. The position is for future projects. Primary responsibilities include:

Conducting site visits to determine protocol and regulatory compliance

Preparing required site visit and documentation reports

Developing collaborative relationships with investigative sites and customer company personnel

Support our business and clinical trial endeavors

Plan and implement activities required to conduct and monitor clinical trials in accordance with protocols, SOPs, GCPs and all applicable regulatory requirements

Performing all activities of site selection; monitoring/co-monitoring, managing and closing clinical study sites

Ensure adherence to study timelines for enrollment and other milestones

Participate and present at study team meetings.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in life science, nursing, a related field or equivalent experience

A minimum of two years of Oncology monitoring experience or two years clinical experience in medical research, nursing or the pharmaceutical industry

Knowledge of GCPs and FDA regulatory requirement and guidelines for clinical monitoring

Effective clinical monitoring skills, management skills or core therapeutic expertise

Experience conducting qualification, initiation, interim and close-out visits

Position involves extensive travel (about 70-75% of work time)

 

To apply for the above positions, please submit your résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) to careers@researchpoint.com.

ResearchPoint Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResearchPoint Global does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, veteran status, the presence of disability, or other legally protected status.