Clinical Trial Educator

11 - 15 years experience  •  Medical Devices & Diagnostics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
King Of Prussia, PA
11 - 15 years experience
Medical Devices & Diagnostics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

The Clinical Trial Educator (CTE) will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key clinical trial investigators and staff and their associated institutions and building a well-informed advocacy base for CSL's Cardiovascular franchise, as it related to the development program. The CTE will act as a conduit for providing accurate and updated clinical, scientific and medical information to Investigators, health care professionals, and treatment decision makers in compliance with allrelevant company policies.

-Maintains clinical knowledge of the cardiovascular landscape as it relates to the investigational compound under study including current treatment strategies, current and pending competitors, and new therapeutic developments.

-Increases CSL's visibility among leaders in the therapeutic field of study. Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key Cardiovascular Experts, investigators and institutions strategic to compound development.

-Participates in medical education for healthcare professionals through presentations and investigator interactions such as investigator meetings, medical meetings, and other appropriate venues to enhance product and disease state knowledge. 

-Collaborates with clinical team including clinical program directors, clinical scientists, clinical study managers, clinical oversight managers, and external service providers as appropriate to coordinate and optimize educational and research support for sites/investigators participating in CSL's clinical trials.

-Creates and provides effective clinical presentations to internal and external audiences and tailors presentations to meet specific needs of the audience.

-Identifies and communicates key clinical and investigational study issues and insights from investigative sites to appropriate departments to help shape program level strategies.

-Facilitates the identification of institution and investigator educational needs in relation to the clinical trial(s) supported.

-Maintains appropriate communication with cross-functional departments within the company to ensure appropriate timelines and deliverables are met.

-Adheres to regulatory and compliance guidelines and company policies in all aspects of scientific dissemination of information

-Enhances clinical/scientific knowledge of institutions and investigators through education and appropriate scientific exchange.

-Works collaboratively with relevant internal stakeholders to identify local/regional educational gaps/needs and apply appropriate support that is aligned with program strategy.

-Addresses administrative and reporting needs on a timely basis or as requested by management.


A minimum undergraduate degree in life science, nursing, pharmacy, medical laboratory technology, or other health/medical related area preferred.  An advanced degree in one of the aforementioned areas is preferred.

Essential Experience:

·        As a guide, a minimum of 10+ years’ relevant clinical research (or related) experience within the pharmaceutical industry (or related)

·        Experience working within and or educating those within a hospital or outpatient medical setting

·        A solid understanding of the drug development process, and specifically, each step within the clinical trial process

·        Strong communication and leadership skills

·        Ability to communicate and command credibility from a hospital/health care environment

·        Thorough knowledge of ICH GCP, FDA GCP Regulations

Desired Attributes – The following are considered desirable:

·        Advanced degree in life sciences (e.g., MS, PharmD, PhD)

·        Cardiovascular experience  

·        Previous work as a Clinical Trial Educator and/or Medical Science Liaison


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